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success story

EURO-COMPOSITES®:
30 years of uninterrupted growth
Established in 1985, EURO-COMPOSITES® exemplifies success in the
composite industry. The company started out in honeycomb production and is now one of the undisputed leaders in the sector, reputed
for the quality of its products. It has been Airbus certified since 1985
and Boeing certified since 1987, further proof that excellence is not
just an empty word for the EC Group.

E

URO-COMPOSITES® is now a
group with a workforce of more
than 1000 people and three production sites: Echternach in Luxemburg,
Culpeper in the United States, and Bitburg in Germany. All together, the three
sites cover a surface area of more than
187,700 square meters, including 70,850
square meters of production area. In
2014, the EC Group had turnover of
more than 136 million euros. It is very
active in the aerospace sector.

An offering with
high added value
While honeycomb production
remains a core business, EUROCOMPOSITES® has gradually expanded
and enriched its offering to include
ready-to-install elements and structures,
shaped and/or machined composite elements, sandwich panels, laminates and,
of course, a wide variety of honeycomb
core materials, using many different
materials and in a broad range of cell
diameters and densities. These are all
produced in accordance with the highest
of quality standards and within cus-

tomer deadlines. From the start,
EURO-COMPOSITES® has endeavoured to propose added-value
products. Its current complex solutions
are a far cry from bare honeycomb - for
example, its galley units for aircraft, or
its detector panels for the defence sector.

sectors, and we pay them close attention to
learn how to meet their expectations. We
identify any potential analogies and then
transpose the solutions, using innovation to
adapt them in order to offer each customer
the product that meets his requirements at
the lowest possible cost."

To serve its markets, EURO-COMPOSITES® has organized around four
business units: aviation, space, industry
and defence technology.

"EURO-COMPOSITES® provides its customers with the products and services that
correspond precisely to their requirements.
This requires us to organize our processes
in the areas of production, marketing,
technologies and administration, so that
we can adhere to these requirements and
address all parameters correctly from
the outset. Safety and environmental
protection are top-priority for the whole
company." This commitment is visible,
and has led to the EC Group's excellent
results.

A real corporate culture
EURO-COMPOSITES® is a family-owned company, With its founder
Rolf M. Alter the only shareholder. It
has a strong corporate culture. When we
questioned the company's management
on the reasons for its success, here is
what Guy Speicher, Chief Sales Officer
Aviation told us: "Making high-quality composite materials is our business.
EURO-COMPOSITES® associates the
technologies with both traditional and
innovative materials in order to create
new products. These are designed in close
collaboration with our customers, so that
we can best meet their needs; our goal is to
make partners of our customers worldwide.
We have customers from many different

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016

Cover
Edito
Point of view: Europe
Contents
COMPANY & BUSINESS
Development
Agenda of Events
APPLICATIONS
Thermoplastics
Automotive
MARKET
Aircraft engine
FEATURE AERONAUTICS
Aerostructures
Characterisation
Thermoplastics
Aero-engines
Process
CFRP
Semi-product
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Review
Core material
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
NDT
Marine
Index
In the world
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Cover
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Point of view: Europe
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - COMPANY & BUSINESS
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Development
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Agenda of Events
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - AdHEC
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Thermoplastics
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Automotive
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Aircraft engine
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Aerostructures
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Characterisation
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Thermoplastics
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Aero-engines
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Process
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - CFRP
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Semi-product
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Review
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Core material
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - NDT
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Marine
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - In the world
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