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FIPIF provides its member companies with many different services. For example sector groups, labor market advising, standardization, communication, events and technical support.

Modern Composite Solutions 22.-23.11.2018, Lahti, Finland

FIPIF's Composite Group organises composite seminars. This year, the 2-day annual event highlights the modern composite applications

What is going on in the composites world - What are the current main technologies, materials, and most developing applications.

The reviews of latest composite technologies and applications from the well-known players in the field will explore following topics
  • Large scale production
  • Transportation and Recycling and
  • Composites in infrastructure & building

Real life examples of remarkable composite developments now and near future are aimed to give the understanding of new technological and commercial possibilities as well as networking opportunities to the whole composite community in Finland.

The event provides an excellent opportunity to network and listen to inspiring presentations!


Thursday 22.11.2018 torstai

9.30 Registration/Ilmoittautuminen
10 - 12 Composites in Large-Scale Production // Suuret sarjat komposiittituotannossa
Chair Mika Mustakangas
  • Composite Solutions in High Volume Applications, Andreas Gabor, Hexcel Composites GmbH, Austria
  • Automotive Composites, Alexander Aucken, Solvay, United Kingdom
  • Automated Composite Manufacturing, Matthew Frost, Coriolis composites, France
  • Bio Composites, Olli Väntsi, Stora Enso, Finland

12.00–13.00 Lunch/Lounas
13-16:30 Transportation & Recycling/ Kuljetus & kierrätys
Chair Jukka Leinonen
  • Tram Composites Today and in the Future, Jukka Koivurova, Skoda Transtech Oy, Finland
  • GFP Waste, Cora Burger & Alla Swets, Demacq recycling, Netherlands
  • Coffee break/Kahvitauko
  • High-volume, Sustainable Carbon Fibre for the Transport Industry, Mathilde Poulet, ELG, United Kingdom
  • Q30 – Making Future of Electric Boating, Mikko Pitkäaho, Q-Composites Oy, Finland

Pirjo Pietikäinen, advisor at Fipif
  • Sponsor pitches

17:00 Composite Group General Meeting
20.00 Dinner at Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone (Aleksanterinkatu 14, 15110 Lahti)

Friday 23.11.2018 perjantai

9.00-12.00 Composites in Infrastructure & Building // Komposiitit infrassa ja rakentamisessa
Chair Mikko Lassila, SAMPE Finland
  • Liiketoimintalähtöinen tuotekehitys, Tero Juuti & Mikko Kanerva, Tampere University of Techology, Finland
  • Komposiittien avulla lisää tehoa ja tarkkuutta kivenporaukseen, Sirpa Launis, Sandvik Mining and Construction Oy, Finland
  • Coffee break/Kahvitauko
  • Composite Rebar, Bryan Barragan, Ownes Corning, Europe
  • Composites in Architecture, Andrew Mafeld, Connectra Global KB, Sweden

12.15 Lunch/Lounas
13.00 Visit to Uponor


Sampe Eurppe 2018
Jacomp logo
Bang et bonsomer logo 2018
Ahstrom Munksjö logo

Registration is closed.

More information pirjo.pietikainen a plastics.fi
Possible cancellations lena.jenytin a plastics.fi


Walimon Casseli, Vesijärvenkatu 25, 15140 Lahti, Finland

Participation fee

- For members in Composite Group..........150 €
- Non members...........................................220 €
- Universities and Research Institutes......170 €
- Students...................................................100 €

Participation fees are 15 € more expensive when signing up after 2.11.2018.

The participation fee includes: downloads of the presentations after the seminar, lunches, coffee breaks, dinner, and visit to Uponor (60 first participants).

NB: Cancellation information on the confirmation of registration, which is not automatical.
Cancellations to lena.jenytin a plastics.fi, thank you.
Accommodation is not included in the seminar fee. Each participant will book the accommodation itself. Some hotels have discount prices for the seminar participants, these hotels are listed in the document below
Hotel info Composites Lahti 2018
383KB, updated on Sep 6th 2018
Programme 2018 seminaariohjelma
517KB, updated on Oct 23rd 2018

Contact info


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