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Themes for International Seminar on Composites Announced

12 May 2015

Themes for International Seminar on Composites Announced

The International Seminar on Composites, to be held in Parallel to Compocity 2015 in November, will cover the three main themes of transportation, construction and industry/energy.

According to organisers, the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO), one of the biggest attractions held in parallel to Compocity 2015, the composites city – to take place 4 - 7 November, at Expo Transamérica, in São Paulo, Brazil, will be the International Seminar on Composites. The lectures will be conducted by renowned national and international experts in the material. The names of the speakers will be confirmed by the end of May.

“These are the main areas of operation of composites, hence the importance to bring to the audience the most important in terms of innovations and trends,” said Gilmar Lima, President of ALMACO. Compocity 2015 is being organised by ALMACO, in partnership with JEC. JEC is responsible for the organisation of the seminar.

ALMACO says that, Compocity, a new concept of trade fair was created to show the versatility of composites. By building an entire city with the material, the association showed that this type of high performance plastic can be transformed into solutions for all segments, from infrastructure and energy to transportation, housing and leisure.

ALMACO explains that, in the first edition, Compocity generated a turnover of US$ 600 million in business. “Despite the economic difficulties faced by Brazil, the expectation with this year’s event is to generate a result next to US$ 800 million,” estimated the President of ALMACO. At Compocity 2015, visitors will be able to check out live the manufacture of composites parts and the operation of a recycling unit.

Photo supplied by ALMACO.





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