JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 8

Announcement

Hexcel appoints Thierry Merlot as
President and opens a $10 million
Innovation Centre in UK
Thierry Merlot, who was VP & General
Manager since 2010, has now been
appointed as Group President for the
European, Asian, Pacific, Middle-Eastern
and African aeronautics markets.
In addition, Hexcel opened its largest centre
for research into
resin systems and
adhesives, located
in Duxford, UK.
The new Innovation Centre will
support the growing
worldwide demand
for composite materials for aerospace and
industrial markets. The building houses
Hexcel's chemistry and product development functions and is fully equipped with
state-of-the-art formulation and analytical
laboratories, mixer rooms, and microscopy
and SEM laboratories.

DowAksa opens a global
composites center boosts
Turkey's aerospace
capabilities
Polynt and Reichhold
to merge
- Success story ................ p10
Euro-Composites: 30 years
of uninterrupted growth

The facility integrates a state of the art
maintenance centre qualified for Arrius,
Arriel and Makila variants, a training centre
for maintenance courses, as well as a 400
sqm warehouse. Established in Singapore
for the last 25 years, this relocation marks an
important development of Safran Helicopter
Engines Asia, which supports more than
1,000 engines spread over 18 countries.
www.safran-group.com

DowAksa opens a global composites
center boosts Turkey's aerospace
capabilities
The high technology facility is designed to
advance Turkey's carbon fiber and other
reinforcement composites manufacturing
mainly for aerospace applications in both
defense and commercial aviation, also
targeting the infrastructure, marine, wind
energy and transportation sectors.

www.hexcel.com

Boeing opens $1 billion 777X
Composite Wing Center
The facility, located in Everett, Washington, will manufacture the large composite wings for the 777X, the company's
newest commercial jetliner, and sustain
thousands of Puget Sound area jobs. Boeing
has invested more than $1 billion in the
Everett site for construction and outfitting of
the new building.
www.boeing.com

Safran Helicopter Engines opens
a facility in Singapore
With this 3,500sqm facility located in
Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park, Safran
Helicopter Engines Asia triples its industrial capacity to support Safran Helicopter
engines in the region.

As a new investment at DowAksa's global
carbon fiber and composites production
campus in Yalova, Turkey, the global
composites center is partially funded by
SSM under the IPEK Project, which aims to
develop innovative carbon fiber and other
reinforcement based pre-impregnated materials that will be domestically produced for
military and commercial aircraft. As a result
of the project, DowAksa will offer Turkish
innovations in prepreg materials and process
technology to both domestic and global
aerospace customers.
www.dowaksa.com

Polynt and Reichhold to merge
Polynt Group and Reichhold Group announced a definitive agreement to effect
the combination of the two businesses. The
merger is expected to create a leading global,
vertically-integrated manufacturer of resins
for composites and coatings and of other
specialized chemicals, including intermediates, plasticizers, additives and compounds.

Merger

- In brief .......................... p8
Boeing opens $1 billion 777X
Composite Wing Center

Opening

Companies & Business

in brief

www.polynt.com

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http://www.safran-group.com http://www.hexcel.com http://www.experience-composites.com/en/ http://www.boeing.com http://www.dowaksa.com http://www.polynt.com

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
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Ad1
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
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - AdCro
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Thermoplastics
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 16
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 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Aerostructures
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Characterisation
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Thermoplastics
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Aero-engines
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 36
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Process
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 38
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - CFRP
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Semi-product
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Review
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Core material
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - NDT
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 54
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Marine
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - 56
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #106 - July 2016 - In the world
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