Demonstrating that the composites industry is back to its full activity after the pandemic, the JEC Korea and Carbon Korea 2021 trade fairs welcomed 80 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations to 3,200 visitors onsite from November 3-5, 2021 in Seoul/Korea.
For this 14th
edition, JEC Korea was strengthened by its collaboration with the 1st
edition of Carbon Korea. The exhibition consisted of 4 main thematic areas: carbon neutrality related products from carbon composites companies and research institutes; the carbon composite professional workforce training program display; thirdly, the dedicated area to support start-up companies and newbies in the field of carbon composites industry; the 3D Printing zone providing opportunities to students to learn about the converging technology between carbon and printing technologies during the show.
The event also held a rich program of conferences as well as the 15th International Carbon Festival, with the participation of 25 speakers from and across the world, physically and digitally. Presentations covered composites applied to various areas of application: e-mobility, aeronautics, carbon-fiber reinforced materials, hydrogen, etc. Experts from global companies such as Airbus, Dieffenbacher, Siemens, Plataine and Cobra International were welcomed on stage.
For the 4th time, the Startup Booster competition was held, shinning a light on innovative global composites projects, as well as fruitful collaborations between different players in the value chain. Dongnam Realize, Daejeon/Korea, was designated as the winner for its involvement into helping eco-conscious companies to lower their carbon footprint and offer high-quality products by providing them tailor-made CXP items.