JEC Asia cites firms for composites innovations

This year, at the JEC Asia Composites Show and Conferences to be held 17-19 November, at the Suntec Centre in Singapore, eight companies and their partners will each receive an award for their composites innovations.

The winners have been selected from the following categories: Raw Materials, Prepegs, Process, Automotive, Storage, Sustainability, Recycling and Compression Moulding.

The following are the citied firms and their corresponding achievements:

High-Modulus PAN-based Carbon fibre by UHT Unitech; Innovative Long-Shelf-Life Prepreg Systems by Gurit; High Cycle Speed Moulding Method by Dongsung Chemical; Microwave Curing of a CFRP Acoustic Cover for Automotive Applications by KC Tech; Innovative Composite Winding Technology for CNG Storage in the Automotive Industry by German Aerospace Centre; Cork Composite Skateboard by Lavender Composites; Waste FRP Recycling by FRP Recycling Centre; and , Ultra-Thin Sheet moulding Compound Application by HOPE Technik.

Moreover, two Singaporean key players will receive an Academic Award and a Life-Achievement Award. The awards will be attributed respectively to Republic Polytechnic for its involvement in developing technical expertise for the composites industry and to Prof T.E. TAY for his contribution of outstanding scientific significance to the field of composites over his whole career.

In addition, one student Award will support tomorrow’s Composites Innovator as it will put forward a student final paper on the Composites field.

“The composites market is booming in Asia representing in 2013 not less than 50% of the world production and the JEC Innovation Awards aim to highlight innovative companies and processes among all the stakeholders. This year, we are very proud of the quality of the Innovation Awards Competition applications for their richness and the complexity of the processes they present,” said Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President and CEO.

The jury of composites experts has selected the best composite breakthroughs, based on their technical interest, market potential, partnerships, financial & environmental impact, and originality. The decision to give prominence to these projects was based on their atypical nature and various noteworthy aspect.


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