14 May 2008
14 May 2008
It is expected that 5,000 people will discover the latest developments in composites and advanced materials industry at the Long Beach Convention Center later this month.
The conference and tutorial program, which starts on Sunday, May 18, will feature 270 presentations by the world’s experts.
On Tuesday, the first keynote presentation will feature Mr. Takashi Ishakawa, aviation program director for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). He will discuss their silent super-sonic demonstrator aircraft and update the developments of Japan’s regional jet program.
Following his talk, Mr. Peter Huntsman, president and CEO of Huntsman Companies, The Woodlands, TX, will provide insight into the global challenges and opportunities for today’s composite industry.
Another highlight is the Wednesday luncheon address by Gary Savage, Director of Operations for the Honda Racing Formula 1 Team, Brackley, Northamptonshire, UK. He will share his insight into crashworthiness and driver survivability in Formula 1 racing cars.
The SAMPE ’08 exhibition hall, featuring nearly 300 companies, will showcase the innovation and cost-saving processes available for industrialists searching for methods to improve both product and productivity.
The exhibit hall will be open Tuesday – Thursday, May 20 – 22, 2008.
Renegade Materials recently celebrated General Electric’s first shipment of a GE Passport Engine shipset built with the company’s RM-1100 polyimide high-service temperature composite prepregs.
New Zealand company Revolution Fibres is tripling nanofibre production to meet increased international demand from a range of industries, from cosmetics manufacturers through to Formula One teams.
US company Web Industries has opened its first European sales office in Hamburg, Germany.