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GRP is finally back on track

The production of GRP in Europe has in 2017 finally returned almost to the level it was at prior to the recession years of 2008-2009.

15th December 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Stuttgart

Transport/​Aerospace, Construction

Speaking at this year’s 3rd International Composites Congress in Stuttgart, Elmar Witten AVK’s managing director said production peaked at just under 1.2 million tons in 2007 before falling dramatically to just 815,000 tons in 2009 and has been climbing back ever since.

In 2016 production was over a million tons and this year AVK estimates it will be around 1.2 million tons.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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