AMAC cooperates with Pontis Engineering

AMAC is pleased to announce its cooperation with  the Netherlands-based engineering companyPontis Engineering, as of March 1st, 2021. This collaboration focuses on the business development of medium volume niche applications in e-mobility based on advanced composites. The applications range from the development of lightweight over structural battery housings to complete electric vehicles for road, industry, water and air transportation.    Please find the related press release here.


MaruHachi: New focus on high-temperature thermoplastic tapes and laminates for Aerospace and other high-end applications - New line installed

With their recently installed high-temperature unidirectional tape line, Japan-based composites manufacturer MaruHachi enables new opportunities for high-end applications in demanding market segments like aerospace, automotive or others outperforming traditional materials based on PP and PA which are already widely available. Please find the related press release here.


Webinar on ALUCOAT with FibreCoat

Dr. Michael Effing (CEO AMAC GmbH) and FibreCoat GmbH, a start-up providing revolutionary coating technology for composite and shielding applications for tomorrow´s mobility and construction industry, are very happy to invite you to an interactive free-of-charge webinar on January 27th at 9 am CET. Please register yourself following this link: Dr. Michael Effing (AMAC) will moderate the event and the Fibrecoat team (Dr. Robert Brüll, CEO, Richard Haas, CFO and Alexander Lüking, CTO) will introduce the recently launched ALUCOAT (TM), an aluminum-coated glass or basalt fibre which is suitable as electro-magnetic shielding material in various applications. ALUCOAT (TM) offers extraordinary thermal conductivity and better heat transfer compared to traditional composite material while being extremely cost-efficient.


New partner for AMAC: FIBRECOAT, launching ALUCOAT

As of November 1st, 2020, AMAC is pleased to announce its cooperation with company FibreCoat for the market introduction of their products and global business development. FibreCoat is a young, award-winning start-up and spin-off of the RWTH Aachen University in Germany and develops multi-filament coated yarns, fabrics and composites based on glass or basalt fibres. Further information can be found in the related press release here.


The AVK market 2020 report is available

The AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe – has published its annual market report for glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP). In 2020, the European GRP market is now experiencing the sharpest slump since the economic and financial crisis of 2008/2009 due to the corona pandemic. Production volume has fallen by 12.7% to 996,000 tonnes. The greatest losses are in the transport sector. Germany remains the largest manufacturer of GRP with 207,000 tonnes. Please read the full press release here.