Flax and Hemp at the JEC

The eco-design and mechanical-performance advantages of flax and hemp will be heavily highlighted at this week’s 2013 JEC Europe trade show in Paris (March 12-14).
A special forum on Wednesday 13 March from 2:30-5:30pm chaired by Arnaud Duval of Faurecia will explore the potential of bio-composites for automotive applications, in thermoplastic composites, lightweight structure and electric cars.

The following day (March 14 10:30 am-5:30 pm), Ignaas Verpoest of CELC (The European Confederation of Flax and Hemp) will host the Bio-based Materials and Sustainability Conference exploring many more aspects of natural fibres in the composites arena.
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