JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 8

NEWS

8

In brief
Aramco completes its acquisition of a 70% stake in SABIC for $69.1bn
A new initiative to develop the next generation
of sustainable composite materials in UK
Cross-sector industry platform outlines strategies
for the recycling of wind turbine

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Agenda

PolyOne completes Clariant masterbatch
acquisition and changes name to Avient
The provider of specialized polymer materials,
services and sustainable solutions, has
completed its purchase of the color masterbatch
businesses of Clariant and Clariant Chemicals
India. PolyOne also announced that it has changed
its name and will now be called Avient. The
entry into the agreement to acquire the Clariant
Masterbatch business was originally announced
in December 2019. The Clariant Masterbatch
business includes 46 manufacturing operations
and technology centers in 29 countries and
approximately 3,500 employees, who will join
Avient's Color, Additives and Inks segment.
www.polyone.com

Aramco completes its acquisition of
a 70% stake in SABIC for $69.1bn

This combines strengths and interests of two global
companies to accelerate Aramco's downstream
strategy and leverage petrochemicals growth
opportunities and positions Aramco as one of the
major global petrochemicals players.
The completion of the transaction enhances
Aramco's presence in the global petrochemicals
industry, a sector expected to record the fastest
growth in oil demand in the years ahead.
Combined, in 2019 Aramco and SABIC recorded
petrochemicals production volume of nearly
90 million tonnes, including agri-nutrient and
specialty products.
www.saudiaramco.com

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A new initiative to develop the next generation
of sustainable composite materials in UK
Led by the National Composites
Centre (NCC) and the Centre
for Process Innovation (CPI)
- two of the seven High Value
Manufacturing Catapult centres
- Sustainable Composites is a
partnership between industry,
academia and government that will harness the UK's composites research
and technology development capabilities to capitalise on this rapidly growing
circ. £2bn global market for end-of-life recycling. 85% of composites valuable
materials are currently not being reused or recycled at the end of their life.
Sustainable Composites is set to address these challenges by accelerating the
development of new recycling technologies in the UK while simultaneously
creating new sustainable composites made from bio-based materials including
vegetable waste, corn, nutshells and algae.

Announcements

Acquisitions

NEWS in brief

www.nccuk.com - www.uk-cpi.com

Recycling of polystyrene via depolymerisation
Ineos Styrolution reports final results of research project ResolVe: post
consumer polystyrene waste becomes valuable feedstock. ResolVe was
granted a funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and
Research (BMBF) to explore the recycling of polystyrene. The project
proves the feasibility of post-consumer waste becoming a valuable
feedstock, thus creating a circular economy for polystyrene. The project
also included a commercial and an ecological evaluation of the recycling
process. The report concludes that depolymerisation - an enhanced
process breaking polystyrene up into its building blocks - is a very
appropriate recycling
www.ineos-styrolution.com - www.depolymerisation.com

Cross-sector industry platform outlines
strategies for the recycling of wind turbine
WindEurope, the European Chemical
Industry Council (Cefic) and the European
Composites Industry Association (EuCIA)
present their recommendations for the
recycling of wind turbine blades in their new
report 'Accelerating Wind Turbine Blade
Circularity'. Today around 85 to 90% of wind turbines' total mass can be
recycled. But turbine blades represent a specific challenge. Made from complex
composite materials to allow for lighter and more durable blades, they require
specific processes for recycling.
www.eucia.eu

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http://www.polyone.com http://www.nccuk.com http://www.uk-cpi.com http://www.ineos-styrolution.com http://www.depolymerisation.com http://www.saudiaramco.com http://www.eucia.eu

JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020

Cover
Edito
“We can change the way we envision global shipping overall”
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Agenda
BUSINESS
Reinforcement - Natural-fibre composites: an overview
Startup - When 3D printing meets sustainability
China - Xinzhou bets on the bamboo-based composites industry
MANUFACTURING
Wind - lnnovation in wind power through multi-process-capable systems
Automation - Higher production capacity thanks to automated manufacturing
FEATURE Sustainability - The path has been plotted
Recycling ecosystem - Composites recycling: in search of the circular economy
Mobility - A new generation of recycled composite materials for sustainable mobility
Preimpregnated textile - Healable composites to improve circularity
Process - New trends in composites and plastics recycling
Raw materials - Innovative composites made from up to 92% reclaimed materials
Construction - Biocomposites and automation: a sustainable future for the building industry
Ressources - Waste-free composite wheel production
Wind energy - From bottle to blade
Durable composites - Upcycling plastic bottles into value-added composite applications
Matrix - Novel thermoset composites for more competitive and sustainable industries
SOLUTIONS
Aerospace - Slinging rockets into space
Aerospace - Composites push back the final frontier
Railway - Composite overhead line catenary system for light rail
TECHNOLOGY
Repair - Developing an eddy current-based sensor system for quality assurance of carbon fibres
Inside the lab - Advanced Composite Materials Facility University of Southampton
Resin - Development of new type of plastics: Polypropylene 2.0
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Cover
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - “We can change the way we envision global shipping overall”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 10
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Reinforcement - Natural-fibre composites: an overview
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Startup - When 3D printing meets sustainability
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - China - Xinzhou bets on the bamboo-based composites industry
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Wind - lnnovation in wind power through multi-process-capable systems
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 19
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Automation - Higher production capacity thanks to automated manufacturing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Recycling ecosystem - Composites recycling: in search of the circular economy
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Mobility - A new generation of recycled composite materials for sustainable mobility
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Preimpregnated textile - Healable composites to improve circularity
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Process - New trends in composites and plastics recycling
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Raw materials - Innovative composites made from up to 92% reclaimed materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Construction - Biocomposites and automation: a sustainable future for the building industry
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Ressources - Waste-free composite wheel production
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Wind energy - From bottle to blade
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Durable composites - Upcycling plastic bottles into value-added composite applications
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Matrix - Novel thermoset composites for more competitive and sustainable industries
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Aerospace - Slinging rockets into space
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Aerospace - Composites push back the final frontier
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Railway - Composite overhead line catenary system for light rail
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 57
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Repair - Developing an eddy current-based sensor system for quality assurance of carbon fibres
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 61
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Inside the lab - Advanced Composite Materials Facility University of Southampton
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 63
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - Resin - Development of new type of plastics: Polypropylene 2.0
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #136 - September/October 2020 - 65
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