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The EPTA is an association formed in 1989 by the leading FRC (Fiber Reinforced Composites) Pultruders in Europe.

Our Network is open for membership to all companies and organizations, wishing to participate in promoting the responsible use of Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials, and in the exchange of knowledge between members.

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EPTA was in Poland

From 20 - 21 of November, 2014 the EPTA took part as an exhibitor on the Kompozyt Expo in Cracow. The next fair on which the EPTA will exhibit is the InfraTech on 20 - 23 January, 2015 in Rotterdam.

Foto Messestand Krakau

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EPTA - A strong community for 25 years

It's time to celebrate! In 1989, 25 years ago, the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) was founded by a group of leading European pultrusion companies. Pultrusion is one of the longest established technologies for manufacturing profiles made from fibre reinforced plastics. The aim of the alliance was, and remains, to reinforce the position of this process technology and promote their common interests.

Today, EPTA has over 30 members throughout Europe and provides a strong network for pultruders. Its members profit from exchanging know-how and marketing ideas they have developed jointly. Since 2006, EPTA has existed under the umbrella of the AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. in Frankfurt. Membership is open to all participants in the sector. Please send your enquiries to info@pultruders.com

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Record number of participants at the World Pultrusion Conference

With more than 120 participants from a total of 24 European and non-European countries, the 12th World Pultrusion Conference, that took place in Lisbon from 6 to 7 March, was a great success.

The conference is organised by the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) and takes place every two years in a different European country that plays a significant role in the pultrusion industry. The EPTA was founded in 1989 and is under the umbrella of the AVK, the German composites association. Pultrusion is an automated, so-called continuous process used in the area of composites/fibre reinforced plastics – especially for manufacturing profiles, which are used in a wide variety of applications.

The participants were able to find out more about the latest developments in the pultrusion industry. A total of over 20 speakers gave presentations over the two days of the conference covering topics such as developments in the European and American markets, innovative raw material solutions and new technologies and applications. Another theme addressed was the use of pultruded solutions in the series production of automobiles
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WPC  2014

The next World Pultrusion Conference will take place in 2016, once again during the week before the
JEC (which is due to be staged in Paris).

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EPTA - Always next door!

The EPTA is present at several shows and meetings along the whole year.

For example you found us every year at this COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair. The next fair will be on 22-24 September 2014 in Stuttgart

 

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Source: AVK / Behrendt & Rauscher

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Association Secretariate

EPTA Contact:

Dr. Elmar Witten
AVK e. V.

Am Hauptbahnhof 10
60329 Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY

Tel: (49) 69-27 10 77 - 0 
Fax: (49) 69-27 10 77 - 10 
E-mail: info@pultruders.com
E-mail: info@avk-tv.de

EPTA - A strong community for 25 years

It's time to celebrate! In 1989, 25 years ago, the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) was founded by a group of leading European pultrusion companies. Pultrusion is one of the longest established technologies for manufacturing profiles made from fibre reinforced plastics. The aim of the alliance was, and remains, to reinforce the position of this process technology and promote their common interests.

Today, EPTA has over 30 members throughout Europe and provides a strong network for pultruders. Its members profit from exchanging know-how and marketing ideas they have developed jointly. Since 2006, EPTA has existed under the umbrella of the AVK – Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. in Frankfurt. Membership is open to all participants in the sector. Please send your enquiries to info@pultruders.com