JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 4

point of view: Europe

"I expect these figures to be similar in 2016"

interview
Dr. Michael Effing
President
Composites Germany

JEC Composites Magazine:
What are the purposes and
objectives of Composites
Germany?

Dr. Michael Effing:

Composites Germany's
purpose as a new "umbrella
organisation" is to promote
innovation and technology,
acting as one voice for the
German composite industry,
and thereby to strengthen
the world's leading supplier
country of composite materials throughout the lightweight construction industry
- particularly in the field of
research. The organisation
intends to determine common
positions and to take overlapping interests into account
while the member organisations keep their independence.

After the unprecedented success of JEC World 2016, the world's leading
composites event, we approached Composites Germany and its President
Dr. M. Effing to discuss his feelings on the subject of the composites market in
general, in Europe and in Germany, the European market leader.

In total, Composites Germany
represents 750 companies.
The power will thus be bundled together, especially in
the future-oriented areas of
high-performance composites
and automated mass production technology, which are
key technologies particularly
relevant in Germany.
Composites Germany aims
to promote the extraordinary innovation potential
of composites, leading not
only traditional but also new
high-performance applications
to their final breakthrough.
JCM: Composites Germany
brings together four organisations: VDMA, AVK, CCeV and
CFK Valley. What type of role
does each of these structures
have within Composites Germany?

Dr. M. E. : The four organi-

About
Composites Germany
With their trade association "Composites Germany", the four
strong organisations in the German fiber composite industry
want to strengthen the German composite industry particularly in the field of research, determine common positions
and take overlapping interests into account.
Composites Germany is a member of the EUCIA.

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man plastics industry, with all
composite materials, especially
GFRP applications.
JCM: What tasks will each
organisation handle within
Composites Germany?

sations are the main composite
associations in Germany with
different focuses: VDMA deals
with mechanical engineering,
CFK Valley and CCeV with
high-performance composites
(CFRP), and AVK, as the
oldest association of the Ger-

Dr. M. E. : Each of the four
member organisations will
take on priority tasks within
Composites Germany: CCeV
takes over the lead in the field
of lobbying, while CFK-Valley is in charge of education,
VDMA of sustainability/
recycling, and AVK of standardisation. These topics were
defined according to Composites Germany's strategy, since
they are of mutual and general
interest and importance. Thus,
the potential of using composites will be represented
in a more efficient way and,
hopefully, be beneficial to the
entire industry when it comes

The purpose of Composites Germany is:
- To build up representation of interests
- To promote innovation & technology
- To develop new markets & new value creation chains
- To encourage and drive forward education development and
further training
The trade association Composites Germany organises
the 2nd International Composites Congress (ICC), which
will take place at the CCD Congress Center Düsseldorf
from 28 - 29 November 2016.



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 - Edito
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 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Semi-product
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 45
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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