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EconCore appoints aerospace honeycomb expert as CTO EconCore, world leader in thermoplastic honeycomb core technology, has appointed Olivier Rozant as Chief Technical Officer from January 2021.

[view details]15-02-2021

Fynotej announce two new automotive OEM contracts using EconCore’s honeycomb core technology EconCore’s thermoplastic, honeycomb technology is now being introduced into two of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers by non-woven specialists, Fynotej.

[view details]14-01-2021

EconCore joins Audi and others to develop composite battery casings EconCore is pleased to announce a partnership involving AZL, Audi and others to establish the potential of using composites for battery housings.

[view details]23-11-2020

Composite materials for lighter vehicles The automotive industry has long been seeking to find a cost-effective solution to weight reduction.

[view details]20-10-2020

EconCore proud to be key partner of sustainable concept LUCA car EconCore, is proud to be a major partner of an innovative project to build a car made entirely out of recycled materials by the TU/ecomotive team at Eindhoven University of Technology, launched on 8 October 2020.

[view details]08-10-2020

EconCore exhibits at the 2011 JEC in Paris

[Published on: 09-05-11]

The JEC was an excellent platform to meet with excisting and potential business partners and promote our innovative products and technologies in the composite market, says François de Bie, Head of sales and marketing. Customers from the automative, packaging, furniture and other industries have taken the opportunity to see and evaluate our samples in a variety of thicknesses and cell sizes.
With conventional honeycomb manufacturing methods costs increase significantly at smaller cell sizes. The outstanding production efficiency of EconCore's patented ThermHex technology enables now to produce Polypropylene (PP) honeycomb cores in 3-4 mm thickness with cell sizes as small as 3 mm!, says Jochen Pflug, CEO of EconCore. EconCore is the first company in the world to produce 3 mm cell diameter honeycomb cores.
Besides PP-honeycombs EconCore also presented honeycombs made from Polylactid Acid (PLA), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Polycarbonate (PC), ABS and various high heat resins.
ThermHex Waben GmbH, was co-exhibiting at the JEC and showing a full range of PP honeycomb cores in the thickness range from 8 mm to 30 mm.
On the stand a various hybrid composite panels were shown, including ThermHex panels with steel and aluminium skins and a range of ThermHex panels with plywood and MDF skins. Jochen Pflug : These panels are targeted at thet building and construction industry, where durability, low production cost, insulation properties and excellent surface finish are among the key requirements.