The Netherlands ‘Country on stage’ at JEC World 2019

Delft, 27 November 2018 – During JEC World 2019, the largest composite trade fair in the world, held from 12 to 14 March in Paris, The Netherlands ‘Country on Stage’ will be presented. A unique opportunity for the Netherlands to put our specific qualities, knowledge and skills in the area of composites in the spotlight. We are among the most advanced European countries in the composite industry because of our leading-edge technology, a wide range of applications, and a successful triple-helix model for collaboration between the private sector, research institutions and the public sector.

Together with the JEC Group we will put unique key aspects of the Netherlands in the spotlights, during as well as after the trade fair. Showcases will be given special attention in JEC Magazine and on social media. In addition, JEC Magazine will devote a special section to the Netherlands.

During the JEC World 2019 event, our Dutch composite industry will receive extensive attention. In collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy and top sector HTSM, CompositesNL, the trade organisation for the composite industry in the Netherlands, will organise the Holland High Tech Pavilion. This pavilion is a showcase of what the Netherlands can offer the composite industry. In addition, a number of Dutch companies and knowledge institutes have their own stand at JEC World 2019. Business cases are presented in the area of car and aerospace construction and 3D printing, in which all dimensions of the Dutch composite industry are involved. Key aspects in which the Netherlands are leading internationally are, for example, thermoplastic composites, automation, sustainability in composites, and applications of composites in a water environment, such as bridges, locks and ships.

On Wednesday 13 March, there will be a special programme as part of ‘Country on Stage’. During this 1.5 hour programme the flourishing Dutch composites ecosystem will be presented If you are interested in contributing to this Country on Stage programme, please contact Nienke Collée.

About JEC
JEC World is a meeting place for the worldwide composites industry: Users are presented with the full spectrum of processes, new materials and composite solutions. Established market leaders in composites as well as start-ups and students with innovative applications can be found at this trade fair. All industries are represented: from automotive to aerospace, and from the construction industry to civic engineering and sustainable energy.

About CompositesNL
CompositesNL represents the interests of all parties in the Netherlands involved in the development, manufacturing, maintenance and re-use of products in which composite technology is used. CompositesNL aims to stimulate and increase the use of composite products and to improve acceptance. Composite products provide an added value for society, the business world, the government, and for consumers.

For questions and more information:
Mrs. Nienke Collée
T: +31 6 11 23 29 59