JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 10

- In brief ......................... p10
Teijin strengthens opera
tions in Russia and CIS
A new trade association:
Composites Germany
Mitsubishi Rayon and PTT
explore a joint venture in
carbon fiber business in
ASEAN
NASA announces advanced
composite research
partnership
Sigmatex opens SigmaTEC
its Technical Excellence
Centre

www.teijin.com

A new trade association:
Composites Germany
The AVK Federation of Reinforced
Plastics, the CCeV carbon composites
industry association, the CFK-Valley
Stade carbon fiber cluster and the Composite Technology Forum of the VDMA
association of German plastics and rubber
machinery announced the foundation of a
joint umbrella organization: Composites
Germany.

Chomarat opens
manufacturing plant in USA
Toray agrees to acquire
Zoltek Companies

The purpose of this umbrella organization
is to strengthen the German composites
industry and research, define joint positions
and identify common interests. The member organizations will remain separate and
independent. However, they will join forces
in areas of special relevance in Germany,
such as high performance composites and
automated production techniques.

Partnership

www.composites-germany.org

Mitsubishi Rayon and PTT explore a
joint venture in carbon fiber business in ASEAN
The joint study will target downstream
businesses in automotive, energy

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(natural gas and renewable energy), civil
engineering and infrastructure.
MRC and PTT anticipate up to 1 billion
USD sales of carbon fiber composites by
2020 in the region. The joint study will
include an evaluation of potential demands
for carbon fiber in Thailand and South East
Asia region together with the feasibility
study of new carbon fiber and its composites
plant in Thailand. At the beginning stage, the
joint collaboration will mainly focus on exploring automotive part and pressure vessel
demands. PTT, together with MRC believe
that low cost natural gas containers made
of extremely strong and light weight carbon
fiber composites are the key technological
breakthrough which will contribute to the
transportation sector, unfolding the possibility to maximize fuel efficiency globally. Both
companies expect to conclude the joint
study by the end of 2013.
www.mrc.co.jp

NASA announces advanced composite
research partnership
The six selected companies from five U.S.
states to participate in the government-andindustry partnership to advance composite
materials research and certification are: Bell
Helicopter Textron of Fort Worth, GE Aviation of Cincinnati, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, Northrop
Grumman Aerospace Systems of Redondo
Beach, Boeing Research & Technology of
Saint Louis and United Technologies Corporation and subsidiary Pratt & Whitney of
Hartford. The six firms were chosen for their
technical expertise, willingness and ability to
share in costs, certification experience with
government agencies, focused technology
areas and partnership histories. The first
task for the partners is to develop articles of
collaboration and establish how the alliance
will work and how companies may be added
in the future.
www.aeronautics.nasa.gov

Sigmatex opens SigmaTEC:
its Technical Excellence Centre
SigmaTEC, consisting of a number of
technicians, technologists and engineers,
is dedicated to provide customers with
technical innovation and cutting edge solutions through a collaborative approach.

Opening

Development

Teijin strengthens operations in
Russia and CIS
The company announced that it
established Teijin Rus in Moscow to
strengthen the group's business operations in Russia and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as part
of the group's strategy to expand businesses
in emerging economies. Having absorbed
the existing local office that was established
in 2006, the new company will handle
group-wide sales and conduct research to
identify demand and business opportunities in Russia and CIS, which are among
the priority markets in the Teijin Group's
medium- to long-term growth plan.

Announcement

Companies & Business

in brief


http://www.teijin.com http://www.mrc.co.jp http://www.aeronautics.nasa.gov http://www.composites-germany.org

JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013

Cover
Edito
Point of view: global player
Contents
Agenda of Events
COMPANY & BUSINESS In Brief
APPLICATIONS
Industrial
Security
Automotive
MARKET
Trends
Bio-based
Basalt
FEATURE MARINE
Simulation
High-performance
TPT
Natural fibre
Core materials
Hybrid composite
China
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Curing agent
Delamination
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
P.U.
Services
VARTM
Metrology
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Point of view: global player
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Agenda of Events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Ad1
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Ad2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - COMPANY & BUSINESS In Brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Industrial
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Security
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Automotive
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Trends
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 19
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Bio-based
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Basalt
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Simulation
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - High-performance
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - TPT
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Natural fibre
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Core materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Hybrid composite
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - China
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Curing agent
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Delamination
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - P.U.
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Services
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - VARTM
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Metrology
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #84 - October 2013 - In the world
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