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EconCore Teams up with Ultrapolymers and DuFor for Recycled PET Honeycomb Development EconCore, the leader in thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology, collaborates with Ultrapolymers and DuFor in an R&D project funded by the Flemish Government to develop a new product: a thermoplastic honeycomb core made from recycled PET.

[view details]03-07-2019

EconCore presents new thermoplastic honeycomb panel production technology at Plastics Extrusion World Expo 2019 EconCore, a leader in thermoplastic honeycomb production technology, will be exhibiting at the Plastics Extrusion World Expo in Cleveland (Ohio, USA) on May 8 and 9.

[view details]30-04-2019

GALM Summit On 24/25 April industry experts and OEMs will meet in Munich for the 8th "Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Summit 2019" (GALM Summit).

[view details]24-04-2019

EconCore licenses technology for thermoplastic honeycomb panels to a leading non-woven manufacturer EconCore, the technology provider for continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials, has signed a license agreement with a leading non-woven manufacturer.

[view details]03-04-2019

EconCore to highlight lightweight honeycomb production technology for transportation at TMC19 EconCore will be exhibiting at TMC19 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from 18th-21st March.

[view details]19-03-2019

Itochu concludes exclusive license agreement with EconCore

[Published on: 25-08-08]

Itochu Corporation and EconCore have concluded an exclusive license agreement for logistics and packaging markets in Asia-Pacific Region including Japan and the Middle East. By combining the aerospace material technology with the manufacturing technology of packaging materials, EconCore has successfully developed new proprietary technologies to continuously produce honeycomb cores using plastics and paper as raw materials. These new technologies have increased the productivity significantly. As the first step to commercialize the licensed technologies, Itochu has concluded a sublicensing agreement for the Japanese market with Gifu Plastic Industry Co., Ltd., a leading general manufacturer of plastics in Japan. Confident that it will be able to save energy by reducing the weight of the logistic and packaging materials while achieving high performance, Gifu plans to launch its first products that employ the new technologies on the market in 2009, and aims to generate annual sales of 20 billion yen with these technologies in 10 years.

Itochu Corporation is one of Japans leading trading companies and is engaged in a wide variety of businesses, including textiles, machinery, aerospace, information technology, multimedia, metals, energy, chemicals, forest products, food, retail, financial services and so forth.

For more information, please click on the following link:
http://www.itochu.co.jp/main/news/2008/news_080813e.html

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