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JEC World 2024

JEC World


Revolutionizing Composites: The Benefits and Challenges of using Recycled Materials

06 Mar 2024
Agora 5

As the world embraces the need for sustainability and reducing our environmental footprint, the use of recycled materials in composite parts has emerged as a promising and important potential solution. This session will present the dynamic landscape of the use of recycled materials in the composites industry, exploring the benefits and challenges associated with incorporating recycled materials into composite products, including quality control, performance standards, and scaling up production, to impact the future of manufacturing. Speakers will discuss the groundbreaking possibilities of incorporating recycled materials into composite parts, by sharing their expertise, shedding light on the technological advancements and innovative processes that enable the increasing use of recycled materials, and all the associated challenges such as material and end-product performance, quality control of recycled materials, international standards, and global supply chains for recycled materials.

Mr Malcolm FORSYTH, Sustainability Manager - COMPOSITES UK
Dr Erwan FAOUCHER, VP Innovation & Sustainability - Beneteau
Mr Andrew GOODMAN, CSR Manager - SCOTT Sports
Mr Ross HOOD, Director, Composite Manufacturing - McLaren Racing
Mr Andrew MAXEY, CEO - Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling LLC
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