Complete list of materials, publications and activities of the RECOTRANS PROJECT.

[02/04/2018] - RECOTRANS TRIALS IN ARKEMA LACQ SITE (FRANCE)
In January 2018, first trails related with E150 vacuum infusion at RT. 20 plies of CF with E150 and 3% initiator were carried out, as well as the installation of the software and a short training, by ARKEMA and SYNTHESITES. 

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[01/06/2018] - MEET RECOTRANS PARTNER GESTAMP
GESTAMP is an international group dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components. The Group specializes in developing innovatively designed products to achieve increasingly safer and lighter vehicles, thereby reducing energy consumption and environmental impact.

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[25/06/2018] - 12-MONTH MEETING HOSTED CTAG (SPAIN)
The third consortium meeting of the RECOTRANS Project, coordinated by AIMPLAS, was held on the 4th October.

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[03/09/2018] - RECOTRANS TRIALS IN AIMPLAS
Last September first pultrusion trials at pilot plant level were carried out in AIMPLAS in collaboration with POLYMEC, ARKEMA, FRAUNHOFER ICT, SYNTHESITES, GESTAMP and STADLER partners.

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[28/09/2018] - MEET RECOTRANS PARTNER MBT
Mercedes-Benz Türk (MBT), which was established in Istanbul in 1967, is one of the biggest foreign direct investments in Turkey with a total investment volume of € 885 million and employs around 6.000 people. 80% of MBT employees are postgraduates and can speak at least one foreign language. Furthermore 4.000 people are employed in its nationwide dealer and customer service network. Daimler AG currently holds 67% shares in MBT.

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[30/10/2018] - RECOTRANS 12 MONTHS PROGRESS UPDATE
During first 12 months of RECOTRANS PROJECT, we have started working on the following activities of the project: Demonstrators design, technical requirements; Materials adaptation to microwave and laser joining technology and Microwave integration in RTM line and in pultrusion line.

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[06/10/2017] - RECOTRANS Project start
RECOTRANS Project has started on 01/10/2018. The objective of this project is to create a new manufacturing system for obtaining multi-material metal composites products suitable for the transport industry, obtaining high quality lightweight multi-materials at high production rates; reducing production cost, energy consumption and time to market and contributing to reduce CO2 emissions.

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[01/11/2017] - Meet AIMPLAS, RECOTRANS Project Coordinator
AIMPLAS, Technological Institute of Plastics located in Valencia, is a private, non-profit Association with more than 500 associated companies created in 1990. AIMPLAS is formed by +105 highly skilled professional, more than 65% with a Masters, Engineering or equivalent degree in Chemistry, polymer engineering, materials engineering or equivalent, including 15 PhD.

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[31/01/2018] - RECOTRANS Project releases its first public deliverable
RECOTRANS deliverable D1.2 Report on regulatory, standardization and safety issues has been published. In this public deliverable a complete survey on regulatory issues to be treated, internal policy as well as all standardization requirements and safety issues related to the transport industry is reported.

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[02/02/2018] - Meet RECOTRANS Partner STADLER RAIL VALENCIA
Stadler Rail Valencia S.A.U. (STAV) is a subsidiary owned 100% by Stadler Rail Group. Closely linked with the industrial history of railways and with the benefit of more than a century of experience, Stadler Rail Valencia is designing and manufacturing diesel-electric locomotives for freight and passengers services with proven components and high performances with total customer satisfaction. The core business also covers light rail vehicles such as metros, tram-trains and tramways. Stadler Rail Valencia is also supplier of bogies, for locomotives, trains and metros, for freight and passenger services.

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[09/03/2018] - RECOTRANS presented at JEC World 2018
RECOTRANS Project was presented at JEC World 2018 in Paris. JEC World is the biggest and most important world show dedicated to composites market. From raw material to processors and end-users, JEC World attracts each year in Paris, over 40,000 professionals looking for innovation, new partners and insight on their industry’s future. The event combines exhibitions, conferences, awards, B2B meetings and job opportunities, among others.

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[12/03/2018] - RECOTRANS holds its 6 Months Meeting
The second consortium meeting of the RECOTRANS Project was held on the 9th March, in coincidence with its 6 months of live. The meeting, organized by ARKEMA, was held in Paris, where the most relevant European event in the field of composites, JEC World 2018 was taking place. 

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 768737


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