ProTec – A new member in our group!

June 3rd, 2015

After ARKEMA has already become member in 2015, we are very happy to welcome the ProTec Polymer Processing GmbH as our newest member in the EATC.

 

Logo_Protec_4

 

 

 

 

The ProTec Polymer Processing GmbH bundels the world renowned brands SOMOS® und OHL: Machines and entire system solutions for the efficient material handling for all plastic treatment processes offered today as well as machines for the material treatment. For more information please visit the ProTec website.

 

ARKEMA – New Member of EATC

February 12th, 2015

We are very proud to welcome the first new member in 2015 to our alliance.

ARKEMA Innovative Chemistry has decided to join our network. For more information about ARKEMA and their products please visit www.elium-composites.com

Arkema1

New nember of EATC

September 8th, 2014

We are very proud to welcome a new member to our alliance.

BYK-Chemie GmbH (a member of ALTANA Group) has decided to join our special network for thermoplastic composites.

For more information about BYK-Chemie please visit www.byk.com 

Borealis & Borouge: neue Fibremod™-Produktfamilie

February 27th, 2014

Borealis ist ein führender Anbieter innovativer Lösungen in den Bereichen Polyolefine, Basischemikalien und Pflanzennährstoffe. Für Engineering-Anwendungen in der Automobilindustrie bieten Borealis und Borouge eine breite Palette innovativer Kunststoff-Produkte und Dienstleistungen, die einen echten Zusatznutzen für seine Kunden und Partner auf der ganzen Welt schaffen.

Im Rahmen der „Driving Tomorrow“-Initiative informiert Borealis über Fibremod™– eine neue Produktfamilie innovativer, faserbasiserter Polypropylen (PP) -Werkstoffe für die Automobil- und Appliance-Industrien.

  Read the rest of this entry »

Borealis: Inbetriebnahme einer neuen Compounding-Anlagenlinie in Monza, Italien

February 27th, 2014

Borealis ist ein führender Anbieter innovativer Lösungen in den Bereichen Polyolefine, Basischemikalien und Pflanzennährstoffe. Für Engineering-Anwendungen in der Automobilindustrie bietet Borealis eine breite Palette innovativer Kunststoff-Produkte und Dienstleistungen, die einen echten Zusatznutzen für seine Kunden und Partner auf der ganzen Welt schaffen.


Im Rahmen der „Driving Tomorrow“-Initiative informiert Borealis über die Inbetriebnahme einer neuen Linie für Langglasfasern in Monza, Italien.

Read the rest of this entry »

Seminar: Potential of Thermoplastic Composites! (Brussels)

February 10th, 2014

NEW SEMINAR TAKES PLACE IN BRUSSELS

The EATC-Group has launched a new seminar which will takes place first time in Brussels on the 29th april 2014.

This new seminar brings together a unique collection of topics and speakers and provides a practically-oriented, in-depth overview of applications using thermoplastic – in particular long fibre reinforced – composites.

Register now – Discover the potential of thermoplastic composites!

Read the rest of this entry »

EATC expert task force meeting at Johns Manville plant in Trnava

February 6th, 2014

For their February meeting the EATC group was invited to visit the Johns Manville plant in Trnava, Slovakia.

The regular meetings of the EATC normally take place in the AVK office in Frankfurt.

This time EATC member company Johns Manville invited the group to their seminar rooms at the plant in Trnava. The highlight of this meeting was the round tour through the plant for Johns Manville´s fiber production.

 

Self Reinforced Polymer Composites: New Materials and Processing Methods Explained

March 15th, 2012

The 1st Information Event of the ESPRIT Project took place on 18th January 2012 in Kaiserslautern

The ESPRIT project has a duration of 3.5 years, the end date being March 2012. Goal of this project is the development of Self Reinforced Polymer composites (SRP’s).

In the first 2 years the partners developed a new material group which are all thermoplastic composites based on the principle of having a reinforcement and matrix of the same basic polymer family which offers the advantages of being lighter in weight for
equivalent stiffness, having improved recyclability and much improved impact resistance.

On 18th January 2012 the partners of the ESPRIT project presented their first results to the potential end users like Toyota, Samsonite etc., at the Information Event in Kaiserslautern.

Photo: ESPRIT Information event on 18th January 2012 in Kaiserslautern

Read the rest of this entry »

Johns Manville invests more than €50 million in European Glass Fiber plant

February 29th, 2012

Trnava, February 15, 2012 — Johns Manville (JM), a market-leading manufacturer of glass fiber products, today confirmed its plans to expand current fiber production capacities in its Trnava, Slovakia facility. The investment involves replacing and expanding a furnace, which is expected to be operational by the end of September 2012. Products from this manufacturing process are used to reinforce both engineered thermoset and thermoplastic polymers in addition to supplying internal demand.

Read the rest of this entry »

EATC Show-Car on the road again

November 21st, 2011

The EATC Show-Car was on the road again.
It was presented at this years COMPOSITES EUROPE from the 27th-29th september in Stuttgart next to the AVK/EuCIA booth.

At this occasion the EATC members have renewed the show car and allocated some new parts (see picture).
You can download the new part list by using the following link.