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NEWS in brief
Construction begins on new Hexcel center
of research & technology excellence in Utah
Once completed in late 2022, the 100,000-square-foot building
will be home to a state-of-the-art laboratory where company
scientists and researchers will collaborate with customers
on the latest composite technology developments
for aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications. It
will be the company's largest center for innovation and product
development in North America and a showcase for the company's
advanced composites technology, providing space for future
growth and expansion in the years ahead. Th e company
expects to add up to 150 jobs at the center over the next 12 years.
www.hexcel.com
Chinese giant glass fi bre producers are betting on Middle East
Glass fi bre colossus China Jushi has invested another US$
335 million in Egypt to extend its annual production capacity
with 120,000 tons of glass fi bre products and expand raw
material processing facilities, which fully demonstrates its
confi dence in Egypt's investment and operating environment.
Established in January 2012, Jushi Egypt previously celebrated
the completion of a production base of 200,000 tons of glass
fi bre in the China-Egypt TEDA Suez Economic and Trade
Cooperation Zone in August 2018.
Th is further commitment in Egypt comes as the operating
income of Jushi Egypt in 2020 will account for approximately
34% of the Jushi Group's foreign operating income, according
to Tonghuashun Financial Research Center. Th e data center
also underlines that China Jushi's 2020 annual report shows
that foreign countries accounted for 32% of total revenue.
Chongqing International Composites Co., Ltd. (CPIC), is
another Chinese major glass fi bre producer active in Middle
East. In 2013, CPIC acquired 60% of Abahsain Fiberglass
M.E., W.L.L. (AFG) in Bahrain and established CPIC
Abahsain Fiberglass Company.
CPIC Abahsain Fiberglass Company currently produces more
than 100,000 tons of glass fi bre products annually, serving
more than 800 customers in 60 countries around the world.
CPIC Abahsain Fiberglass Company recently announced that
its F01B line was successfully ignited and resumed production.
Previously suspended due to the expiration of the furnace, the
Bahrain F01B line can now quickly increase the production
capacity of glass fi bre, eff ectively guaranteeing the supply
of overseas markets, especially the EU, India and Turkey.
www.jushi.com www.cpicfi ber.com
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Lockheed Martin opens intelligent,
advanced hypersonic strike production facility
Lockheed Martin is breaking barriers in hypersonic technology,
adding to its world-class portfolio another milestone with the grand
opening of an advanced production
facility in Courtland, Alabama, focused
on hypersonic strike production.
Capitalizing on critical digital
deliver new 21st-century warfare capabilities.
www.lockheedmartin.com
Spirit AeroSystems inaugurates world-class innovation centre
Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited (UK) has celebrated the offi cial opening
of its state-of-the-art Aerospace Innovation Centre (AIC) in Prestwick,
Scotland in the presence of Scotland's First Minister, government, customers,
and their industrial and academic partners. Th e 90,000 square foot innovation
centre on the Spirit Europe campus in Prestwick is capable of manufacturing
components of up to 20 metres in
length. It features 55,000 square feet of manufacturing
space, a materials lab, and offi ce
and conference space to accommodate over
200 people. Spirit Europe's investment of circa
£25m, together with almost £5m grant funding
from Scott ish Enterprise, will help advance
technologies and capabilities to develop next-generation aerostructures.
www.spiritaero.com
Toray Advanced Materials Korea has
acquired a prepreg factory in Qingdao, China
Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK) is expected to enter the carbon
fi ber composite material market in earnest by securing the prepreg
business. TAK, a subsidiary of Japan's Toray and Korea's largest carbon
fi ber maker, plans to acquire SK Chemicals' prepreg projects in Ulsan,
Korea and Qingdao, China, for about 30 billion
won (€ 22 million) and building the largest annual
scale of 16 million square meters. SK Chemicals is a
Korean chemical and life sciences company founded
in 1969. SKYFLEX is SK Chemicals' exclusive
brand for prepregs and reinforcements for concrete structures. With this acquisition,
TAK has acquired the brand SKYFLEX accordingly. Th rough the
deal, TAK plans to achieve vertical integration from carbon fi ber raw materials
to prepreg intermediate materials by expanding its supply chain at home
and abroad.
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In brief
Chinese giant glass fi bre producers are betting on Middle East
Airbus begins assembly of fi rst future 'eco-wing' prototype
Agenda
Training
''We have always provided experienced
personnel to support our clients composites operations''
Lightweighting
Novel, affordable solutions for lightweight automotive and aerospace parts
factory
capabilities to deliver this technology, the
corporation is working closely with the
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to
www.torayamk.com www.skchemicals.com
NEWS
Investments
Acquisition
Openings
http://www.hexcel.com http://www.lockheedmartin.com http://www.spiritaero.com http://www.jushi.com http://www.cpicfi http://www.ber.com http://www.torayamk.com http://www.skchemicals.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021

Cover
Edito
«Our goal is to deliver a car that you only need to charge once or twice a year»
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Agenda
Training - ‘‘We have always provided experienced personnel to support our clients composites operations’’
Lightweighting - Novel, affordable solutions for lightweight automotive and aerospace parts
BUSINESS
Market - Carbon fibre: China accelerates the timelines
Development - Five decades of composites, from raw materials to finished parts
MANUFACTURING
Injection - Hollow stereolithographic structures reinforced by short carbon fibres
FEATURE ENERGY: Are Composites ubiquitous in the Energy sector ?
- Hydrogen: Hydrogen permeation testing on non-metallic materials
- Strategy: EuCIA highlights opportunities for composites under EU Green Deal energy strategies
- Consortium - Megapol by EDF: the polymer wild card of the nuclear sector
- Windblade - Vestas V236-15.0 MW: the Eiffel Tower of the seas
- Raw materials: New surfacing technology enabling high-quality paint-ready surfaces
- Natural fibre - The Green Nacelle: pioneering natural-fibre composites in wind energy
- Recycling: Zero-emission blade recycling
- Recycling: FAIRMAT raises 8.6 million euros for carbon fibre composites recycling
SOLUTIONS
e&e - Gita mini, the Sherpa robot
Textile - A ‘‘Composite Textile’’ brand from Japan
Railway - Composites won’t be left standing on the platform
TECHNOLOGY
Vitrimers - Fibre-reinforced composites with a vitrimer matrix
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Cover
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - «Our goal is to deliver a car that you only need to charge once or twice a year»
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 10
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Training - ‘‘We have always provided experienced personnel to support our clients composites operations’’
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Lightweighting - Novel, affordable solutions for lightweight automotive and aerospace parts
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Market - Carbon fibre: China accelerates the timelines
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 18
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Development - Five decades of composites, from raw materials to finished parts
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Injection - Hollow stereolithographic structures reinforced by short carbon fibres
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 22
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Hydrogen: Hydrogen permeation testing on non-metallic materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Strategy: EuCIA highlights opportunities for composites under EU Green Deal energy strategies
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Consortium - Megapol by EDF: the polymer wild card of the nuclear sector
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Windblade - Vestas V236-15.0 MW: the Eiffel Tower of the seas
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Raw materials: New surfacing technology enabling high-quality paint-ready surfaces
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 36
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Natural fibre - The Green Nacelle: pioneering natural-fibre composites in wind energy
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 38
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Recycling: Zero-emission blade recycling
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - - Recycling: FAIRMAT raises 8.6 million euros for carbon fibre composites recycling
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - e&e - Gita mini, the Sherpa robot
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Textile - A ‘‘Composite Textile’’ brand from Japan
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Railway - Composites won’t be left standing on the platform
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #143 - November/December 2021 - Vitrimers - Fibre-reinforced composites with a vitrimer matrix
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