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Greater Nagoya Next Generation Industry Seminar

Introduction of Latest trends in the carbon fiber composite material field from European Leaders

Greater Nagoya Initiative Center held the “Greater Nagoya Next Generation Industry Seminar” for the purpose of upgrading our growing industries holding “Japanese Manufacturing Skills” in the Greater Nagoya Area. We invited advanced research institutes in Europe and have presentations with the latest research results.


Prof. Axel Herrmann, CFK Valley

Dr. Tim Rademacker, CFK Valley

Mr. Gerhard Pauly, Fraunhofer IFAM








Networking with speaker










Date & Time: November 14th (Thursday), 2013 14:00-17:00


Language: Simultaneous Interpretation

Organizer: Greater Nagoya Initiative Center

(The Public Foundation of Chubu Science and Technology Center)

Co-organizer: National Composite Center (NCC), Next generation composite research Center

Supporters: Chubu Economic Federation, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry,

Chubu Aerospace Technology Center,

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Nagoya,

Mie Aero Space Industry Project (MASIP)

Special Supporters: CFK Valley, Fraunhofer IFAM





14:00 – 14:10 Opening Remarks

Mr. Yoshihiro Yasui, Board Member, Greater Nagoya Initiative Center


14:10 – 15:00   “Automation in CFRP manufacturing: aircraft-, automotive-, wind energy

in industry”

CFK Valley, Prof. Axel Herrmann

Airbus, Head of CFK-Valley Stade, CEO of CTC


15:00 – 15:50 “Recycled carbon fibers and potential applications”

CFK Valley, Dr. Tim Rademacker

Managing Director, Stade Recycling Center


15:50 – 16:05 Break


16:05 – 16:55 “ Automated assembly of large CFRP structures”

Fraunhofer IFAM, Mr. Gerhard Pauly

Business Development, Fraunhofer IFAM


17:00  Closing Remarks

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