15 June 2020
The composites market is developing dynamically and the effects of the COVID 19 pandemic are very different - this is how Dr. Elmar Witten, Managing Director of AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V., sums up the current market situation. In the interview, he also reports on the opportunities he sees in the construction sector and why the bicycle helps to anchor composites in everyday life.
09 June 2020
New name, new concept and a new face: Composites for Europe, previously COMPOSITES EUROPE, is now also re-pitching itself in personnel terms. Dr. Ing. Hans-Christian Früh will become the new Project Manager of Composites for Europe, to be held as a business summit for composites in Stuttgart from 10 to 12 November. The 35-year old succeeds Daniel Schäfer who will rise to another professional challenge.
27 May 2020
Composites for Europe and Leichtbau BW, together with the VDMA Working Group on Hybrid Lightweight Construction Technologies and the AVK, are joining forces in a long-term cooperation and creating synergies for all players in the lightweight construction sector. This year, the Business Summit for Composite Materials, Composites for Europe, and the Technology Day Lightweight Construction Innovation Camp are being held in parallel for the first time, making Stuttgart the industry's place to be in the week from 9 to 12 November.
04 May 2020
New name, new concept, new opportunities: COMPOSITES EUROPE becomes “Composites for Europe”. 10 to 12 November will see the business summit for composite materials take off with a new format and fresh ideas.
12 September 2019
Light and darkness are close together in the composites industry right now. This overall economic climate left its marks on COMPOSITES EUROPE, too – positively and negatively.
11 September 2019
Goetz-Ulf Jungmichel to become new Event Director Michael Köhler in a central function as Sales Director Out into the world and back to the Rhine – this...
29 August 2019
COMPOSITES EUROPE, International Composites Conference and Lightweight Technologies Forum - these are three strong events that will be held from 10 to 12 September to highlight the potential of modern composite materials. These are the highlights.
27 August 2019
„Ultralight in Space“: Market and technology study examines lightweight construction trends in space travel
The demand for light satellites and rockets is growing and poses new challenges for ultra-lightweight construction. The market study "Materials in lightweight construction for space industry" examines which technologies and materials will make the race to space in the future. The results will be presented on September 10 at the Lightweight Technologies Forum at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart.