About JEC World

JEC World


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About JEC World

JEC World is the global trade show for composite materials and their applications. Held in Paris, JEC World is the industry’s leading event, hosting all the major players in a spirit of innovation, business, and networking.

JEC World is the “place to be” for composites with hundreds of product launches, awards ceremonies, startup competitions, conferences, live demonstrations, Innovation Planets, and networking opportunities.


Activities scope

Producer of Raw Materials

  • Fibers (Glass, Carbon, Aramid, Flax, Hemp, Jute, Other Natural Fibers, Basalt, Boron, Ceramic and Metallic fibers, Graphite)
  • Nano Reinforcements (Clays, Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, Others)
  • Sizing & Fiber treatment
  • Basic Chemicals
  • Thermoset Resins (Polyester, Vinyl Ester, Acrylic, Epoxy, Polyurethane, Bio Based Resins, Other Thermoset Resins)
  • Thermoplastic Resins (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyamide, PVC, PEEK, PEAK, Bio Based Resins, Other Thermoplastic Resins)
  • Additives & Modifiers (Accelerators, Modifiers, Curing Agent, Fire Retardant, Hardeners, Initiators, Other additives)
  • Fillers
  • Gelcoats & Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Core Materials (Foams, Balsa, Honeycomb, Tubes, Other Core Materials)
  • Other Matrix (Asphalt, Carbon, Ceramic, Concrete, Gypsum, Metal, PVC, Rubber, others)

 

Equipment to manufacture Raw Materials & Intermediates

  • Fibers Productions & treatments (Ovens, Winders, Creels, Fiber Choppers and Other Equipments)
  • Yarn Manufacturing Machines
  • Textile Intermediate Manufacturing Machines (Air Jet Looms, Rapier Looms, Shuttle Looms, Multi Axial Fiber Laying Machines, Beaming Machines, Other Textile Machines)
  • Coatings & Impregnation Line and Machines (Coatings Line, Prepreg Lines, Panel Lines, SMC production lines, BMC Compounding Unit, Other Production Lines)
  • Fibers & Textile Cutting Machines (Choppers, Textile Cutting Machines, Laser Cutting Machines, other cutting Machines)
  • Moulds & Tooling (Metal Moulds, Composites Moulds, Other Moulds, Moulds Maintenance)
  • Resin handling Equipment (Pump & Dispensing Systems, Mixers, Other Resin Handling equipment)
  • Positionning System: (Laser, Other)
  • Vacuum Units

Equipment to produce and test Composite parts

  • Fibers & Textile Cutting Machines (Choppers, others)
  • Moulds & Tooling
  • Resin handling Equipment (Pump & Dispensing Systems, Mixers,
  • Positionning System (Laser, Other)
  • Vacuum Units
  • Curing Ovens / Autoclaves (Including Temperature & Vacuum Control for Autoclaves)
  • Presses (Compression, Stamping, Thermoforming, Other)
  • Thermoplastic Processing Equipment Extruders, Injection Moulding, Other)
  • Machines for Specific Processes (Preforming, Braiding, Others)
  • Machines for Open-Mould Part Manufacturing Process (Spray Up, Filament Winding, Pultrusion, Pull Forming, Extrusion, GRP Sheet Impregnation, Centrifugal Casting, BAG/Bladder Moulding Machine, Matched Metal Die Moulding Machine, Others)
  • Machines Usually Used With Prepreg, Towpreg Or Tapes Vacuum Bagged & Autoclaved Prepreg Lay-Up Tables, Automatic Tape Laying Machine, Automatic Fiber Placement Machine, Other Machines Used With Vacuum Bagging & Autoclave)
  • Machines for Closed-Mould Part Manufacturing - Excl. Presses (Infusion Moulding Machine With Vacuum Bagging, Injection Moulding Machine, (VA)RTM Machine, Structural-Rim Machine, Other Closed Moulding Machines)
  • 3D Printing Machines & Additive Manufacturing Machines (3D Printers, Additive Manufacturing)
  • Complete Lines For Manufacturing Parts Directly From Raw Materials (LFT, SMC, In Line Work cells, Others)
  • Robots & Automation Hardware (Robots, Control Units, Other Hardwares)
  • Cutting, Trimming, Milling & Drilling Of Composite Parts (
  • Joining & Assembly Systems
  • Coating & Painting Equipment & Systems For Finished Parts
  • Safety & Environment Related Equipment
  • Testing Machines: (Chemical Testing, Mechanical Testing, Hydraulic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing, X-Ray Testing, Infra-Red Thermography, Optical Testing, Other Dimensional Control Equipment, Quality Control Related Equipment)
  • Other Manufacturing Equipment & Testing

Consumables Used With Manufacturing Equipment

  • Coating & Impregnation Line Consumables: (Polymer Films, Doctor Blades, Other Coating & Impregnation Line Consumables)
  • Mould & Tooling Consumables: (Tooling Pastes, Sealers & Coatings, Polishing Pastes & Products, Mould Release Agents, Mould Cleaning & Maintenance Consumables, Other Moulds & Tooling Consumables)
  • Vacuum Processing Consumables: (Polymer Films, Silicon & Rubber Products, Other Vacuum Processing Consumables)
  • Hand-Held Consumables For Composites Processing: (Rollers & Brushes, Scissors & Cutter Blades, Masks, Plastic Pots & Buckets, Other Hand Held Equipment)
  • Drill Bits, Cutting Tools & Other Similar Consumables

Fiber Based Textile Intermediates (All types of fibers)

  • Unidirectional Fabrics
  • Woven Fabrics (Wide & Narrow)
  • Woven Tapes (Narrow)
  • Multi-Axial & Non-Crimp Fabrics
  • Braids
  • 2.5D, 3D & 5D Fabrics
  • Preforms
  • Geotextile Fabrics
  • Non-Woven Fabrics - Veils (Wet Laid)
  • Non-Woven Fabrics - Veils (Dry Laid)
  • Non-Woven Fabrics-Mats (Dry Laid, Dispersed Carded - Continuous Or Chopped Fibers)
  • Other Textile Products

Fiber/Resin Based Semi-Finished Intermediates

  • Rigid Thermoset Based Semi-Finished Products (Usually For Machining & Drilling): (Plates , Sheets; Rods, Beams, Billets, Profiles…)
  • Non-Rigid Thermoset Based Semi-Finished Products (Usually For Moulding): (Prepreg, SMC, BMC, Others)
  • Rigid Thermoplastic Based Semi-Finished Products (Usually For Machining & Drilling): (Plates, Sheets; Rods, Beams, Billets, Profiles…)
  • Rigid Thermoplastic Based Semi-Finished Products (Usually For Moulding Or Shaping): (Pellets, Tapes, Prepreg Tapes, GMT, Tows)
  • Composites filaments for 3d Printing: (Chopped Fibers, Continuous fibers filament)

Producer Of Other Semi-Finished Intermediates e.g. Standard Products For Machining

  • Standard Shaped Thermoset Sheets, Profiles & Shapes For Further Processing
  • Standard Shaped Thermoplastic Sheets, Profiles & Shapes For Further Processing
  • Sandwich Panels
  • Syntactic Foams
  • Hybrid Structures
  • Other Semi-Finished Intermediates

Software Supplier For Design And/Or Manufacturing

  • Materials Databases
  • Composites Fea, Design, Simulation, Analysis & Structural Modelling Software
  • CAD/CAM
  • Composites Manufacturing Process Related Software
  • Composites Costing Software
  • Data Management, Artificial intelligence & Cyber security
  • Other Software

Distributors, Agents & Representatives

  • Raw Materials
  • Raw Materials & Intermediates Manufacturing Equipment Producer
  • Composite Part Manufacturing & Testing Equipment Producer
  • Consumables Used With Manufacturing Equipment
  • Fiber Based Textile Intermediates
  • Fiber/Resin Based Semi-Finished Intermediates e.g. Prepreg
  • Other Semi-Finished Intermediates e.g. Standard Products For Machining
  • Software Supplier For Design And/Or Manufacturing

Composite Parts Producer By Process

  • 3D Printing
  • AFP (Automated Fibre Placement)
  • ATL (Automated Tape Laying)
  • Bladder Moulding
  • BMC (Bulk Moulding Compound)
  • Centrifugal Casting
  • Compression Moulding
  • Extrusion
  • Filament Winding
  • GMT (Glass Mat Thermoplastic)
  • Hand Lay-Up
  • Infusion
  • Injection Moulding
  • LFT (Long Fibre Thermoplastic)
  • Long Fibre Injection Moulding
  • Other Processes
  • Pultrusion
  • RFI (Resin Film Infusion)
  • RIM (Reaction Injection Moulding)
  • RTM (Resin Transfer Moulding)
  • SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound)
  • Spray-Up
  • Thermoforming
  • Vacuum Bagging

Recycler Of Composite Raw Materials, Intermediates & Finished Parts

  • Raw Material Waste Recyclers
  • Intermediates Out Of Spec & Waste Recyclers
  • Finished Composite Part Recyclers
  • Recovery, Re-use, Repurposing, Remanufacturing of Composites parts & Components
  • Other Recyclers

Associations, Third Parties, Service Providers & Consultants

  • R&D, Technical & Technology Transfer Centres
  • Service Providers - Composites Industry & General
  • Investors & Analysts
  • Clusters, Networks, Associations & Official Bodies
  • National & Regional Institutions & Organizations
  • Academia & Training (Schools, universities, institutes)
  • Media
  • Human Resource Consulting & Recruitment
  • Startup Incubators

Key Figures

2022 edition

33,000+

professional visits

1,200+

exhibitors

112

countries

120

journalists

72,000+

sqm of showfloor

26

pavilions

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