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Composites

Strong potential in the furniture industry

A kick-off meeting for a new study on the potential of composites in the furniture industry will take place at Composites Europe.

22nd October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Aachen

Interiors

The study, led by the AZL (Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Production) at RWTH Aachen University, will seek to establish an overview of the current market, as well as identifying future mass market applications for composites, and is open to all interested parties.

The design and function of furniture have undergone major changes in recent decades, the AZL notes – from handmade one-of-a-kind pieces to mass manufactured products and multi-functional and smart objects. There is also an increased diversity in terms of designs and the materials used – with high potential for composites to offer additional design freedom and exceptional mechanical properties at low weight.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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