Highland Composites Showcases Innovative Over-Braiding & Open Architecture at JEC World 2018

Open Architecture composite structures include 5m (16.4 ft) scale replica of Eiffel Tower

March 9, 2018 (Statesville, North Carolina) - Highland Composites exhibited its innovative solutions at the leading international exposition and trade show in the global composites industry, JEC World 2018, at the Paris-Nord Exposition Center in Villepinte, France on March 6-8. Organizers expected 40,000 visitors at the 3-day event.

Dominated by companies looking for the latest in advanced composites technology to solve current and emerging challenges, JEC World is an apt venue for Highland Composites to highlight the performance and scalability of braided composite structures. Highland displayed a 5m (16.4 ft.) tall scale replica of the Eiffel Tower as well as a fully functioning street bicycle as promotional demonstrations of its patented next-generation Open Architecture braiding technology.

Highland Composites utilizes a full range of braided, woven, and raw fibers together with proprietary, state-of-the-art technology -- exclusive to Highland -- to create products for use in a wide variety of structural applications.  Highland Composites offers engineered solutions to capitalize on these great technologies and deliver more affordable, optimized composite structures. Solutions can involve standard braided forms, hybrid braids, open architecture braids, or combination structures.

To contact the Highland Composites representatives who participated in JEC World 2018 or to learn more, please contact Guillermo Borges at +1 (518) 269-8452 or by email at guillermo.borges@highlandindustries.com

About Highland Composites

Highland Composites is the composites structures division of Highland Industries, specializing in the conception, design, and delivery of high-performance structural products for aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, energy, medical and other applications. The division operates from a state-of-the-art 63,000 sq. ft. composites manufacturing facility in Statesville, NC. Please visit www.highlandcomposites.com to learn more.

About JEC World 2018

The leading international exposition and trade show for composites and advanced materials, JEC World is the only global platform where the entire composites ecosystem convenes: from raw materials to machines, intermediate to final processors, and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to end users.  Key stakeholders from over 100 nations meet, mingle, and network to share the latest trends and challenges facing markets ranging from aerospace and automotive to energy, construction/infrastructure, and many others.  More details can be found at www.jeccomposites.com/events/jec-world-2018.


Guillermo Borges, Product Manager
+1 (518) 269-8452