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Composites UK joins EuCIA

12 June 2018

Composites UK joins EuCIA

Composites UK has joined the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA).

Headquartered in Brussels, EuCIA represents European national composites associations, as well as industry-specific sector groups, at EU level. EuCIA members benefit from a stronger voice at European level and are better positioned to influence legislative measures.

Composites UK's mission is to encourage growth and development of the UK composites industry, promoting the best practice use of composite materials. Founded in 1989, the association has grown significantly over recent years and today supports nearly 350 members.

Composites UK's Chairman, Chris Taylor, notes that one of the association's primary roles involves representing the industry's interests in ever more complex legislation, and this is one of key factors in its decision to join EuCIA.

"We need to have a stronger voice in the legislative decisions taken beyond the UK and as Brexit approaches being part of a European organisation is now more relevant than ever," he explains. "Europe is a substantial market for the UK and to be part of that, and able to influence it, is crucial."

"We are delighted to welcome Composites UK as the latest National Member of EuCIA," states Robert Frassine, President of EuCIA. "EuCIA has successfully raised the visibility of composites at EU level and we actively advocate for a balanced legislative environment for the industry. We look forward to a fruitful exchange of information and strengthened collaboration with Composites UK."


Photo provided by Composites UK / National Composites Centre





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