10 Jan 2018
Our world thrives on innovation.
8 Jan 2018
ASTAR is currently producing CSMC (Carbon Fibre Sheet Moulding Compound) material for the multifunctional spare wheel pan of the new Mercedes-AMG E-Class, moulded by the German company EACC. This part was one of the winners of the JEC Innovation Award in 2017.
12 Dec 2017
2017 is going out… New Year 2018 is coming in! The European Alliance of SMC BMC wishes you 365 days of total success and enjoyment...
21 Sep 2017
Yesterday at Composite Europe, the Gold winner trophy was given to the Kuzo team!
16 Aug 2017
See you the 20th of September to discover the 1st Gold winner who will receive 10.000 euros !
15 Jun 2017
The jury with Henri Magnaud (Chairman), Matteo Cortes, Joachim Froment, Esther den Houdt, Andrea and Thomas Wegman met in Brussels last night for the 1st time before today's deliberation of the jury to select the 3 winners of the Award 2017...
31 May 2017
Save the date: 20 September 2017 - Stuttgart
15 May 2017
New member presentation (Ashland) and Communication Meeting...
17 Mar 2017
All members @JEC for the Annual General Assembly
17 Feb 2017
COMPOSITES EUROPE is proud to host the Award ceremony of SMC – BMC Design Award 2017
27 Jan 2017
Great day in Brussels ! SMC BMC European Alliance Training session to EU young Design Professionals and teachers. Many interesting questions and project preparations...More information soon.
18 Jan 2017
SMC lightweight composite materials are being used in many applications, as they can be easily molded into unique shapes and have a capability to be made with high dimensional accuracy. The process of converting new design ideas into real parts and the scale-up to full commercial production can be challenging yet very exciting at the same time, as is explained by Matteo Cortesi and Erica Murello of component manufacturer GSI.
12 Dec 2016
The European Alliance for SMC BMC wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2017. We also thank you for continuously supporting us and actively participating to our initiatives. Best wishes for all your future projects in 2017...
30 Sep 2016
Interview with Stefano Maria Profeti, GSI Group Chairman and CEO. My working experience is an example of what made me believe in these new technologies.
23 Sep 2016
At the VDI conference in Mannheim earlier this year, Aliancys, Daimler and Menzolit together gave a presentation about their successful improvement of SMC Technology for use in top-range Mercedes passenger cars...
21 Jun 2016
1st international Design Competition, organized by the EUROPEAN ALLIANCE for SMC BMC recognizing and promoting design excellence across a wide array of industries and disciplines conducted annually by students Designers or Young professionals (less than 3 years of experience) using advanced materials in the sector of SMC and BMC....
31 May 2016
Johns Manville MultiStar® 264 roving designed for high-performance reinforcement in SMC is used in composites locker doors. SMC (Sheet Moulding Composites) provides benefits over metal doors...
13 Apr 2016
Aliancys has installed a new state-of-the-art SMC line in its R&D facilities in Zwolle, Netherlands. This line has the capability to make the full range of SMC materials, including products based on carbon fiber. They will be using this new equipment for joint development projects with key customers, pushing the limits of both SMC processing and molded component end-use performance...
18 Feb 2016
Companies do work to develop new roving for high-performance SMC/BMC resin systems in order to enlarge the market potential with continuous SMC/BMC performance improvements vs. competing materials. We talk about dedicated innovation and technical service resources.
For example at JM, they can count on a new technical laboratory with a pilot SMC compounding line in Trnava, Slovakia to further test SMC formulations and meet customers demand.
26 Jan 2016
The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) holds seminar on 'Composites & Sustainability’ to examine the increasing role that composites will play in creating a more sustainable Europe....
18 Dec 2015
The European Alliance wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. On behalf of the European Alliance, we also thank you for continuously supporting us and actively participating to our initiatives. Best wishes for all your live projects in 2016...
17 Dec 2015
The Europe an Alliance SMC BMC decided to update his image and develop the communication strategy as a brand. More info in the newsletter of EuCIA ...
8 Sep 2015
On May 26th the kick off meeting for the developpement of an Eco Impact Calculator Tool took place at the Dutch EY head office in Amsterdam,...
7 Sep 2015
Daimler has chosen a LD SMC for the production of the decklid of the new Mercedes CL (S Classe Coupé). The election of the SMC responds to the best compromise between weight reduction & cost.
6 Sep 2015
SMC • BMC - European Alliance is proud to present his new website. We have a new brand image with a new logo, and also a new baseline: DRIVE COMPOSITE INNOVATION.
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