Industry leaders from fiber suppliers, end users, fiber converters, prepreggers, and composites parts manufacturers meet to discuss the current supply and demand situation for carbon fiber as well as the future prospect for growth of new carbon fiber composite applications.
TOM HAULIK, Carbon Fiber Sales Manager, Hexcel
TOM LEMIRE, Western Regional Manager, Toho Tenax America
At CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber 2010, carbon fiber manufacturers, composite industry executives and technologists will come together to explore expanding the role of carbon fiber in the composites industry. Attendees will receive a complete briefing on the outlook for growth, supply, and demand of carbon fibers, including market trends by region and sector, new technologies, emerging applications, and challenges that lie ahead for the carbon fiber composite market. This meeting provides an objective, comprehensive forum to discuss new developments for carbon fibers in emerging industrial markets, such as wind energy, marine, and construction, as well as in traditional markets, such as aerospace and sporting goods. Discussions will focus on methods to streamline manufacturing costs in both industrial and aerospace applications and the outlook for consumption in markets with significant potential for growth.