SPE EUROTEC® News Update

The Polymer Society
20 Jun 2013

Presentations will highlight the newest developments and innovations in a wide variety of plastics technologies such as:
•    Metal replacement with specialty thermoplastic solutions in heat-sensitive automotive applications
•    Innovation to burr and waste free manufacturing
•    Color change – time is money
•    Nanomaterial for oxodegradable polyolefin nanocomposite packaging films
•    Co-extrusion of highly-conducting, metal-polymer micro filaments for wearable electronics

In addition, four industry leaders will speak on the following topics in plenary sessions

  • Polymer Composites for Aerospace Applications—Past, Present, and Future by James S. Griffing who is a technical fellow at the Boeing Company and was the 2012-2013 president of SPE. He has been with Boeing for 25 years, specializing in polymer and composite materials for aircraft
  • Skin-Foam-Skin Rotomolded Structures Made of TP-Seal® or BioTP-Seal® Technologies by Eric Maziers who will be addressing a new concept for the production of car bodies for urban mobility. Eric is R&D global manager with Total Company Feluy, and has been head of research projects for polyolefins and biopolymers for more than 20 years
  • How the Composites Industry Approaches the Automotive Challenge by Jan-Anders Måson, a professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, is known for his research on novel cost-effective and high-volume composites. He is also president of AISTS, an organization supported by academic institutions in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee
  • The Economic Development of European Plastics and Rubber Machines in View of Global Markets by Thorsten Kühmann who is managing director of VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.), the association of plastics and rubber machinery producers


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