20 December 2016
20 December 2016
The AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) has announced the winners of its Innovation Awards 2016.
AVK explains that, this year, the awards were in three main categories with a special prize for an ‘exceptionally attractive employer’. It says that, once again, the jury of leading experts selected outstanding, pioneering innovations in each field.
Innovative Products and Applications - Daimler AG and its partner company Secartechnologie: FRP hybrid struts for applications in the automotive sector
Innovative Processes and Methods - Fraunhofer IPA and its partner company bauer-tools: Innovative counter-drilling process for high precision drilling of aircraft materials
Research and Science - Seat of Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich with its partner Dekumed Kunststoff- und Maschinenvertrieb: High performance ultrasonic mixing head for low-pressure injection moulding plants in composite processes
AVK Special Award – ‘Exceptionally attractive employer’ - Textechno: “Once you’ve worked at Textechno you never want to leave”
The Innovation Awards were presented at the 2nd International Composites Congress on 28th November. The award winners presented their innovations to the international audience at COMPOSITES EUROPE.
More than 1,800 visitors attended the KraussMaffei Competence Forum in Munich, Germany, on 6-7 June to celebrate the company’s 180th anniversary under the theme ‘Technology Pioneers – from Tradition to Innovation.’
Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will exhibit nonwovens for use in surface finishing, imparting EMI shielding or fire protection, and other transport applications, at the JEC Conference on The Future of Composites in Transportation, taking place in Chicago, US, on 27-28 June.
Advanced Engineering 2018, the UK’s annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, has opened registration for its 10th anniversary show. The first 50 people signing up will be offered a free Ultra High Capacity Power Bank for mobile phones and laptops, to be picked up at the show.