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development requirements.
JCM: Are you considering turning the
Prepreg Excellence Days into a road
show?

A. E. : The event just took place, and
we hadn't planned to do a road show.
But its success took us by surprise,
surpassing our wildest expectations,
so it might lead us to consider a follow-up.

JCM: Do you have any specific objectives that you'd like to mention?

A. E. : I can't give you any specific
State-of-the-art silicone coating machine: 2nd half of the machine

a global presence, of course. We are
solidly established in Europe through
our two industrial sites, we have
offices in North America, Asia and
the Middle East, and we work with
a huge network of sales representatives. But in the prepreg market, our
own experts, our technical support
manager and market manager, are the
ones who travel around the world for
all flagship projects.
JCM: What actions have you programmed to get closer to the markets? And
what are your target markets?

A. E. : For each market, a specific

strategy and action plan. We consider
our changes and the evolution of our

Gascognes Laminates
The group's fourth activity dovetails
with Gascogne Laminates, one of the
leading global producers of protective and packaging laminates. More
precisely, it produces standard or rein-

JCM: What are the next steps in your
development?

A. E. : For our range of release liners,

we are already working on a new generation of products. But our ambition
doesn't stop there, we would also like
to acquire a reputation in film-based
materials. For that, our latest investment will be one of the pillars of our
success.

forced multilayer laminates, siliconecoated release liners, gummed papers,
and printing solutions. This activity
generates €115.7 million with a workforce of 495.
It is now one of the leading European
processors of multilayer materials
(flexible packaging, secure packaging,
and insulation facing) and release liners. Using its production sites at Dax
(France) and Linnich (Germany),
Gascogne Laminates manufactures a
broad range of multilayer materials
and proposes in-line or off-line roto-

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(at Mimizan and Saint-Herblain in
France), Aigis (at Vassiliko Chalkis in
Greece), Gascogne Sack Deutschland
(at Wieda in Germany) and Gascogne
Sack Tunisia (at Radès in Tunisia) and
Sacchificio Veneto (in Italy) - generate a total sales revenue of €121.3
million with a workforce of 531.

offering as a function of the needs of
each market, relying on the expertise
of our specialists and on the creativity
of our "brains", in particular our marketing team. Within Gascogne Laminates, business plans concern everyone. The ideas come thick and fast,
floated by our management, commercial teams, engineers, or producers.
For example, here are two strategic
drivers retained for two other target
markets: one, the two patents we filed
for the safe & secure shipment market
and which are currently under the
approval process; two, our investment
in a new industrial tool entirely dedicated to the building insulation market in accordance with our customers'

figures, but we are ambitious. However, I can tell you what our vision is:
"We understand our markets, and
provide our customers with intelligent
solutions. We are expert in a selection
of market segments where we aim
at becoming the preferred partner
of market leaders (...)". This is our
internal driver, it motivates and brings
together our teams, and is appreciated
by our partners.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014

Cover
Edito
Point of view: volume production
Contents
Agenda of Events
COMPANY & BUSINESS
In Brief
Advanced materials
APPLICATIONS
Cargo
Marine
E-car
Motorcycle
MARKET
Glass fibre
Overview 2013
FEATURE PREPREG
Laminates
Paper
Equipment
Technology
Carbon fibre
Formulation
Process
Investment
Tool
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Additive manufacturing
Class A
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
Cutting
PVC
Recycling
Design
Filament winding
Index
In the world
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Point of view: volume production
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Agenda of Events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - In Brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Advanced materials
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Cargo
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Marine
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - E-car
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Motorcycle
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Glass fibre
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Overview 2013
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Laminates
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Paper
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Equipment
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Technology
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Carbon fibre
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Formulation
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Process
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Investment
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Tool
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Additive manufacturing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Class A
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 54
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Cutting
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - PVC
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Recycling
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Design
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 62
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - 63
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Filament winding
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #86 - January/February 2014 - In the world
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