JEC Group and AZL celebrate 3 years of cooperation at JEC World 2017

AZL celebrate 3 years of cooperation at JEC World 2017

After two years of successful cooperation on JEC World, Mrs Frédérique MUTEL, JEC Group President and CEO and Dr-Ing Michael EMONTS, Managing Director of AZL Aachen GmbH, are very happy to renew their cooperation agreement which has started in 2015JEC

For JEC World 2017, AZL and JEC Group have prepared a shared technological program over the 3 days of the event including a special exhibition area and a conference session on “Production Technology for Multi-Material Lightweight Components”. The purpose of this program is to jointly promote latest developments and insights regarding integrative lightweight production technology to illustrate their benefits to the Composites Professionals for the development of Knowledge and the enhancement of their Networking.

At the dedicated area called “Composites in Action – JEC Group in partnership with AZL”, AZL and its 9 Partner Institutes of RWTH Aachen University present their research and development. The innovations covering the whole composite value chain include research projects and result of AZL, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT and Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts as well as RWTH Aachen University institutes including the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL), the Welding and Joining Institute (ISF), the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA), the Institute for Automotive Engineering (IKA), the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design (SLA). Furthermore, AZL industrial partners Conbility GmbH and Maru Hachi Corporation will be represented at the special exhibition area.

The increasing demand for multi-material systems will be addressed within the special conference session on March 15. Speakers from the AZL Partner Institutes, as well as the AZL Premium Partners DuPont and Schuler will present various technologies including material and large-scale system solutions, joining and quality assurance techniques. Furthermore, collaborative approaches to realize large-scale production are presented. In guided tours, AZL will visit booths of their industrial Partner Companies A.Schulman, Aliancys AG, Covestro, ENGEL AUSTRIA GmbH, Polynt Group as well as MaruHachi Corporation.

More details on the conference programme are available here  

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