Kordsa at Composites Europe 2017
Sabancı Holding affiliate Kordsa, known as "the Reinforcer" and a global player in tire, construction and composite industries, has participated in Composites Europe 2017 fair held in Stuttgart, Germany between 19-21 September this year. Kordsa presented its solutions that will bring efficiency to the automative and aviation industries which is one of the common usage areas of composite materials.
Kordsa participated for the second time in Composites Europe, one of the most important gatherings of Europe, which hosts thousands of visitors every year in the field of composite materials and equipment. Kordsa introduced its new technologies developed by combining its past experience of reinforcement with its R&D and open innovation vision. Kordsa’s drone, bicycle and motorcycle chassis made of composite materials, caught great attention of the visitors.
Kordsa, which presented its new revolutionary resin technology shortening the curing process and reducing the curing time from 9 minutes to 3 minutes in the field of automotive composites at the JEC Fair in March, introduced its new solutions especially for the aviation industry in Composites Europe.
Kordsa with its solution partner vision, also shared with the fair participants that in addition to innovative and authentic prepreg, fabric and resin development works, it could provide customized services in subjects such as design, analysis, material library, and prototype manufacturing support in line with the customer needs. The reinforcement giant gave information about the Composite Technologies Center of Excellence, Kordsa’s innovation and production center for the development of the composite technologies, as well. The Center is the meeting point of the industry and the university where basic research, applied research, technology development, product development, entrepreneurship, and production processes all occur under the same roof. The Center is the first facility to produce composite materials for aviation, automotive, maritime, energy, and sports industries and it is also the only Center in Turkey that can manufacture and test according to the international aviation criteria.
Kordsa continues to strengthen its commitment to the composites technologies and leadership in innovation by attending the most prestigious fairs of the industry.