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New platform for thermoplastic composites research

IRG CosiMo new facilities and first piece of equipment were unveiled by State Minister Franz-Josef Pschierer last week.

1st October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Alpharetta, GA

Transport/​Aerospace

From left to right: Helge von Selasinky (ITA) – General Manager; Dr Norbert Müller (Engel) – head of centre for lightweight composite technologies; Dr Thomas Ehm (Premium Aerotec) – CEO; Franz Josef Pschierer (Bavarian ministry of economics, energy and technology) – State Minister; Prof Dr-Ing Stefan Schlichter (ITA) – Managing Director; Fabrizio Ponte (Solvay) – Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Communication; Hassine Sioud (Faurecia) – General Manager Business Unit Ultra lightweight structures and Battery powercase Systems; and Wolgang Hehl (TZA) – CEO Augsburg Innovationspark. © Solvay/ITA AugsburgIRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility) new facilities and first piece of equipment were unveiled by State Minister Franz-Josef Pschierer from the Bavarian ministry of economics, energy and technology during an opening ceremony last week.

These new infrastructures were set up less than two months after Faurecia Clean Mobility, Premium Aerotec, Solvay and Engel started IRG CosiMo, the industry’s first private consortium focusing on the development of thermoplastic materials and process technologies in aerospace and automotive.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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