Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites industry, has launched the preliminary agendas for its autumn program of events. The association plans to run two new SME roadshows near Dundee, Scotland on 5 September and on 19 September in Manchester, UK. Both of these events will bring together the local supply chain for fibre-reinforced polymers composites (FRPs), Composites UK says.
The programme for the fourth Thermoplastic Composites conference, organised in collaboration with the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has also been released. Held on the 5 October at BPF’s offices in London, this year’s topic is ‘Growing the UK Affordable Composites Market’ and speakers include Nissan, Nifco, Shape Machining, Tods Aerospace, TenCate Advanced Composites. Another event entitled ‘Composites in Marine Applications’ takes place on 11 October at Southampton, UK, and will focus on four areas: what boatbuilders need from the composites industry, standards and testing, cross sector working – learning from others, and advanced design and manufacturing.
Finally, over 100 people have already confirmed their place at the 2017 Composites UK Industry Awards Dinner. The deadline for award entries is 31 July.
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