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JEC Innovation Awards honours 13 composite innovators

Just as last year, a high number of submissions came from the automotive industry, thus perfectly illustrating the current market trends.

18th January 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Paris

Industrial, Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace, Construction, Sports/​Outdoor

Innovative composite fan system for aero-engines. © JEC Group/IHI CorporationThe JEC Innovation Awards ceremony will highlight 13 innovators on stage and will take place on 15 March, as part of the JEC World trade fair, which will take place from 14-16 March at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, France.

“Manufacturing processes for large series are growing in importance this year. This movement is expected to trigger a more massive use of composites. Therefore, we could see a change of scale in our industry, particularly in certain mass production sectors such as the automotive sector, for example, where the supply chain is reconfiguring through mergers and acquisitions, the upstream integration of automotive suppliers and the downstream integration of raw materials producers,” said Mrs Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President & CEO.

Just as last year, a high number of submissions came from the automotive industry, thus perfectly illustrating the current market trends. Process improvement was also one of the most represented themes, highlighting the importance of cycle time reduction.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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