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in brief
Partnership SABIC and Montefibre co-operate on carbon fibre projects

THÈME

SABIC will use Montefibre's technology for a new industrial-grade carbon fibre plant with a capacity of more than 3,000 metric tons to be built in Saudi Arabia, as unveiled on 15 June 2011. The two companies also signed a memorandum of understanding to study the feasibility of a new carbon fibre production plant in Spain, to be integrated into Montefibre’s existing acrylic fibre production site. The project will also include the creation of a new carbon fibre product development centre and composite plastics application development capabilities at the SABIC Plastics Application Development Centre which is currently under construction at the Riyadh Techno Valley research complex at King Saud University.
www.sabic.com

European industrial partners led by SGL Group are for the first time developing high-strength carbon fibres for use in aerospace. The investment in this 800 m² plant is of €11 million.
www.sglgroup.com

Dow Formulated Systems creates new wind blade adhesive production plant
On 24 May 2011, the business unit of The Dow Chemical Company announced the completion of a new wind blade epoxy adhesive production plant in Roberta, Georgia, USA. The plant, which includes a new reactor and production equipment, is fully dedicated to the wind sector and will be used to support the U.S. market as well as exports to China and Latin America. It is located at Dow’s existing Roberta facilities, and should be fully operational by 1 July 2011.
www.dow.com

- In brief ..............................p9

- Compositadour, a technical platform devoted to the aerospace sector.........p10

Dow and AKSA to form integrated production joint venture for carbon fibre and derivatives
Dow and AKSA will work together to explore opportunities to create fully-integrated production facilities for the manufacture and global supply of carbon fibres and derivatives, as announced on 6 June 2011. The two partners will examine opportunities to develop and market a broad range of products and technical service offerings in the carbon-fibre-based composites industry.
www.aksa.com

Opening

SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers completes its new Moses Lake facility

The joint venture of SGL Group and the BMW Group met the completion date for the Moses Lake (Washington, USA) facility, as announced on 23 May 2011. SGL ACF has officially taken over occupancy of the facility and is on track to begin testing equipment for the manufacture of carbon fibres that will be used in the new BMW i3.

SGL Group to produce aerospace-grade carbon fibre

SGL Group officially inaugurated a state-of-the-art carbon fibre pilot plant at the Group’s central research facility in Meitingen, Germany, on 26 May 2011. The new plant forms the core of the “AirCarbon” project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), in which

The carbon fibres manufactured in Moses Lake will be used exclusively for BMW Group’s needs.

www.sglgroup.com

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Polypropylene honeycombs core for structural sandwich panels

Companies & Business
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Development

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011

Cover
Edito
Point of view: Products for thermoplastic reinforcement
Contents
Agenda of Events
COMPANY & BUSINESS
- In Brief
- Aeronautics
APPLICATIONS
- Sports and leisure
- Civil engineering
MARKET
- Glass fibre
- Human Resources
- South America
- Sustainability
FEATURE AUTOMOTIVE
- Vessel
- Prepreg
- Software
- Thermoplastic
- Biocomposites
- High Performance
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
- Process
- Environment
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
- CNC
- Multiaxial
- Thermoplastic
- Traceability
Index
In the world
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Agenda of Events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - In Brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Aeronautics
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Sports and leisure
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Civil engineering
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Glass fibre
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Human Resources
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - South America
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Sustainability
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Vessel
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Prepreg
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Software
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Thermoplastic
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Biocomposites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - High Performance
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Process
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Environment
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - CNC
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Multiaxial
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Thermoplastic
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - - Traceability
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #66 - July/August 2011 - In the world
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