Toho Tenax America, Local Motors, Cytec, Zoltek and more to join the line-up for GOCarbonFiber North America 2015

The first of three GOCarbonFibre events for 2015, GOCarbonFiber North America 2015 is to be held at the Marriott Gateway to the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on 20-22 July.

LEATHERHEAD, United Kingdom: 17 April 2015 – Smithers Rapra are delighted to announce that the full conference agenda for GOCarbonFiber North America has been revealed. The three-day event will feature an exclusive pre-conference site visit day to host event partner, Harper International’s Microline™ research system, as well as a two-day speaker program featuring both outstanding high-level strategic talks and numerous networking fora with some of the biggest figures in the carbon fiber industry in the Americas and beyond.

Tailored throughout by out expert advisory board with representation from Cytec, Cygnet Texkimp, GMC2, the Aerospace Advisory Group, Connectra, Harper International, Holding Company Composite and Zoltek, GOCarbonFiber North America has been painstakingly designed to tackle to big questions that the carbon fiber sector has to answer. For example, what can be done to unlock truly high-volume and low-cost manufacturing techniques? What are the highest-growth geographical regions and materials for the future? Or, what opportunities exist to be exploited by CRRPs in the automotive sector?

Smithers Rapra are pleased to welcome Alex Fiechter, Head of Engineering at Local Motors, who will investigate the incredible potential of 3D printing for automotive. Further conference highlights include Jason Carling, the Global Director of Product Development for Toho Tenax America, who will speak on ‘The Future of Carbon Composite is in Thermoplastics’, and Cliff Eberle (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) who will address how exactly CFRP forms part of the newly announced Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.

Whether you are a Carbon Fiber manufacturer, converter, material supplier, component designer, provider of machinery services, recycler, or end-user this is the event for you to immerse yourself in discussion of the newest developments and biggest prospects for an industry on the brink of dramatic change.

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