CW Talks: The Composites Podcast

CW Talks: The Composites Podcast is a biweekly podcast that highlights the people and technologies shaping the world of composites. Interviews feature guests with expertise and insight about where composites have been and where they are headed.

Recent Episodes

RELEASED: 8/10/2018

Episode 21: Mike Del Pero

Mike Del Pero, managing director at FocalPoint Partners, a middle-market investment banking advisory firm, discusses the business side of the composites industry including growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property protections.

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RELEASED: 7/25/2018

Episode 20: Delft Hyperloop

Thymo Vlot and Ze Soengas of Delft Hyperloop and John Jackson of TenCate Advanced Composites discuss Delft’s entry in the SpaceX Hyperloop competition.

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RELEASED: 6/27/2018

Episode 19: Tom Lemire, TFLemire Consulting

Tom Lemire is a composites industry consultant, which is the latest culmination of his career spanning back to 1969 with stints at Owens Corning, EDO Fiber Science, BASF, Toho and others.

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RELEASED: 6/7/2018

Episode 18: Manish Patel and Ashley Graeber, Web Industries

Business leaders at Web Industries discuss cutting and kitting services, and the process of slitting carbon fiber prepreg.

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RELEASED: 4/9/2018

Episode 17: Gino Francato, Sabic; Arno van Mourik, Airborne; John O'Connor, Siemens

Business leaders at Sabic, Airborne and Siemens discuss a collaboration by the three companies to develop the UDMAX thermoplastic laminate manufacturing system.

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