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Thermoplastics used for aeroplane demonstrator
Wednesday, 19 July 2017

BADINIÈRES – Aerostructure manufacturer Stelia Aerospace has teamed up with technical textiles producer Porcher Industries to create a full-scale fuselage demonstrator which integrates thermoplastics as opposed to traditional thermoset composites.  Read More >>


Welcome to Ecocomposites

The increasing replacement of metals and wood with composites is intrinsically environmentally responsible.
Composites allow structures to shed weight, and as a consequence have a big role to play in reducing both the use of petrochemicals and CO2 emissions
cross a wide range of end-use industries.

However, many other developments are taking place in the composites industry. They involve, for example, the development of natural and bio-based fibres and resins, along with cleaner and more efficient processes.
You?ll find all the news of this drive towards a greener tomorrow right here.

Adrian Wilson, editor

JEC president presents in South Korea

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

article thumbnailSEOUL – JEC CEO, Frédérique Mutel arrived in Seoul, South Korea today to present on the growing importance of composites, and the benefits they provide to every industrial sector. Mutel presented...

Facebook successfully lands composites drone

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

article thumbnailARIZONA - Social media giant, Facebook has successfully flown and landed an unmanned, solar powered plane made of carbon fibre composites. The drone aims to extend mobile broadband networks across...


JEC composites focuses on aerospace

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

article thumbnailSINGAPORE – Organisers of the JEC Asia International Composites, to be held in Singapore in November, say the exhibition will represent the automotive and transportation, construction and building,...

Wastewater recycling process launched for composites

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Polymer materials supplier Covestro – formerly Bayer Materials Science – is said to be testing an environmentally friendly process for recycling saline process wastewater in plastics production,...