Glonatech, the nanotechnology company of ONEX Group, was present in the largest international gathering of composites professionals, JEC World exhibition, which was held on 8-10th March 2016 in Paris. The company’ delegation headed by Ms. Paraskevi Mimigianni, Researcher of the R&D Department of Glonatech S.A., participated in the event.
The purpose of this event, which included show and conferences, was to bring in contact the professionals with the largest decision makers in the composite industry. Glonatech research team had the opportunity to meet with the largest representatives of the composites market, exchange information about the latest market trends and discover the latest advances and innovations in composites.
At JEC World, where the complete composites value chain is represented, from raw materials, processing, distribution, manufacturing to end users, Glonatech’s scientists had the opportunity to have fruitful discussions with leading companies of the Global Industry, like Hexcel, TenCate, Safran, Toray and Nexans, opening new horizons to a global composites business perspective.
The composites industry has shown steady growth, thanks notably to general economic development and the increased market penetration of this material in key markets, such as the construction, wind energy, aeronautics and automobile sectors.
During this exhibition, which was held at the new venue Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, delegates of the aeronautics industry, automotive, sports, electrical and electronic equipment, civil engineering, industrial equipment, marine /shipbuilding, medical and other sectors were represented by more than 1,300 companies, while more than 35,000 professionals from 100 countries attended the JEC World exhibition. The Republic of Korea was this year’s country of honor.
JEC World exhibition is an international event which takes place every two years. Universities, R&D and Technology Centers present the most recent scientific and technological developments and showcase their innovative products with live demonstrations. With more than 100 countries represented, and an annual 6% growth of visits, JEC World has become the largest international show of the composite industry globally.