JEC World 2019


12 - 14 Mar 2019
Paris Nord Villepinte, France
www.jeccomposites.com

Polyscope Polymers Wins JEC Innovation Award 2019 for Automotive Sunroof Thermoplastic Composite Guide Rails

From left to right: Henri-Paul Benichou (Sales & Business Development Manager, Polyscope) Ferdi Faas (Business Unit Director Engineering Plastics, Polyscope), Sem Sals (Product Development Engineer, Polyscope), Michel Baseotto (Business Development Manager, Polyscope), Paul van den Heuvel (Market & Application Development Manager, Polyscope) and Maarten Camps (Secretary General Ministerie of Economic Affairs and Climate) receiving the JEC Innovation award at JEC World 2019, Paris. 
(Photo Polyscope, PSPR019)Polyscope Polymers B.V. (Geleen, The Netherlands) is this year’s winner of the JEC Innovation Award in the Automotive Application category. Polyscope’s XIRAN® SGH30EB glass filled thermoplastic composite was specified by Webasto France and the Groupe Renault (Boulogne-Billancourt, France) for the roller-blind guide rails on the panoramic sunroof modules installed, since 2016, in Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic MPV (multipurpose vehicle) models.

A revolutionary change in vehicle panel production featuring SABIC’S UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape

Produced using a highly efficient, one-shot process of lamination and low-pressure molding, the bulkhead featuring UDMAX™ tape is 35% lighter and complies with ISO 27956 standard for securing cargo in delivery vehicles.SABIC announced at JEC World 2019 a new, cutting-edge technology for producing lightweight, cost-effective and recyclable vehicle panels using its UDMAX tape, a unidirectional, fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite. This innovative technology, which is designed to replace traditional panels made of metal and thermoset materials for interior and exterior automotive applications, will soon be commercialized in the bulkhead of a light commercial vehicle (LCV) produced in large scale for the global automotive market.

SABIC spotlights major milestone in trailblazing initiative with Airborne to digitize, automate large-scale composites manufacturing

SABIC will highlight, in collaboration with Airborne, its Digital Composites Manufacturing line through a 360-degree virtual reality experience at the 2019 JEC World Exhibition. The line is one of the three finalists in the category “Industry & Engineering” at the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards.SABIC is celebrating a major milestone for its ground-breaking Digital Composites Manufacturing line here at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12). The company, in collaboration with Airborne and powered by Siemens and Kuka technologies, has successfully completed the pilot phase of the world’s first automated digital system for rapid, large-scale laminate manufacturing using SABIC’s continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite tape. The Digital Composites Manufacturing line has been nominated for the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards in the category “Industry & Engineering”. The winner will be announced at the JEC Innovation Awards ceremony, on Wednesday 13 March at 4.30pm at the Agora stage.

SABIC demonstrates key milestones for the mass adoption of its advanced composites at JEC World 2019

Under the theme “INNOVATIONS OF SCALE”, SABIC is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is highlighting at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12) the most recent accomplishments that propel its long-term strategy in enabling the mass adoption of advanced thermoplastic composites.

Henkel to showcase growing Loctite MAX resin portfolio at JEC World 2019

Henkel’s growing range of Loctite MAX resin matrix systems help OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers implement a new generation of lightweighting and high-productivity composite parts, such as wheels, with superior heat resistance, mechanical integrity and surface aspect. 
(Photo: thyssenkrupp Carbon Components, PR065)As a world leader in the field of polyurethane-based resin systems, Henkel is actively expanding its Loctite MAX polyurethane (PU) matrix resins portfolio by a family of high-performance materials based on epoxy. This resin portfolio is targeting the market of demanding automotive composite high temperature applications, such as wheels. Loctite MAX5 NextGen exhibits exceptional clarity for a rich carbon look, while upcoming Loctite MAX6 combines ultra-high heat resistance with unique toughness.

Henkel to showcase enhanced efficiency and sustainability at JEC 2019

Henkel addresses the needs for enhanced efficiency and sustainability in aerospace composite structures at JEC World 2019. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR066)In a busier sky than ever, the aerospace industry relies on strong partners capable of meeting its growing demands for more efficient and lightweighting composite materials with an uplift in global availability. Henkel answers these needs with the expansion of the company’s production facilities at Montornès del Vallès in Spain and a continuing focus on innovative solutions designed to enhance the sustainability and consolidation of composite structures.

SABIC to preview first digital composites manufacturing line at JEC WORLD 2019, demonstrate versatility of UDMAX tape

SABIC will highlight, in collaboration with Airborne, its Digital Composites Manufacturing line through a 360-degree virtual reality experience at the 2019 JEC World Exhibition. The line is one of the three finalists in the category “Industry & Engineering” at the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards.SABIC will highlight the progress of its Digital Composites Manufacturing line, a breakthrough in automated digital system for rapid, large-scale laminate manufacturing, via a 360-degree virtual reality experience at JEC World 2019 (Hall 6, stand P12). Through its “Innovations of Scale” theme, the company is celebrating an important milestone for this major project, which will help industrialize thermoplastic composite laminates, enabling broader adoption of this material across industries, such as consumer electronics, aerospace, automotive, sporting goods, healthcare, and mass transportation.