17 May 2016
17 May 2016
NetComposites is pleased to announce Andrew Mafeld of Connectra Global as its keynote speaker at Composites Innovation 2016, taking place on 22-23 June 2016 at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel, Sheffield, UK.
The presentation will provide an overview of global developments in carbon and glass fibre composites in the automotive industry, focusing particularly on the processes used and many examples.
Andrew Mafeld has over thirty years of experience in the global composites industry covering the carbon, glass and natural fibre sectors as well as the associated end use industries of automotive and truck, aerospace, construction, industrial, sports and leisure, defence, appliances, oil and gas and many others which make use of composite materials.
Sue Keighley, Events and Communications Specialist at NetComposites said, “We are delighted to have such an impressive international keynote speaker. Andrew has a wealth of experience in the global composites industry and it’s a real coup to have him involved.”
Composites Innovation is aimed at end users, OEM’s and individuals seeking efficient solutions for composite materials production and includes engineering disciplines from manufacturing, design, industrial, tooling, quality, and mechanical.
This year’s conference will explore developments related to new and advanced manufacturing processes for products made of composite materials, with particular focus on innovation related to the automation of processes for light-weighting and increased composites production rates.
An added extra of the event is a tour of the Composites Centre of conference sponsors, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).
Delegate and exhibitor registration is open for the conference, which will take place on 22-23 June 2016 at the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel, Sheffield, UK.
For more information and to register for the event, please visit http://compositesinnovation.com.
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