A specialty chemicals and advanced materials company Arkema participated in the JEC Asia 2018 held on November 14-16 at COEX Center, Seoul. JEC Asia is the annual meeting for the Asia-Pacific professionals of the composites industry, and it acts as a major showcase for the composites industry in the region. Hosted by the International Carbon Festival organized by KCTECH and the Jeonju region, JEC Asia also provided a comprehensive program dedicated to the Automotive professionals with a leadership circle attended by top stakeholders of the industry worldwide, top-notch conferences on automotive automated processes and composite applications for structural parts with speakers from Arkema, Hyundai Motor Group, e-Xstream Engineering, L&L Products, Cobra International, Hanwha Advanced Materials, Daimler, Hankuk Carbon, Cetim, Saertex & Co. KG to name a few. To learn more, please click HERE. Since Arkema established the Seoul Technical Center (STC) in 2016 at Hanyang University, STC has collaborated with Hanyang University professors in various areas such as ELIUM thermoplastic composites, Li-ion batteries, piezoelectric applications, etc. Based on this history of successful collaboration, Arkema STC is growing its capability in high tech areas for electronics, automobile and renewable energy. Recently, Arkema and HYU agreed to renew its agreement to continue STC for another three years. Furthermore, both parties agreed to increase collaboration over the coming decades. Based on the goodwill of HYU, the size of the STC lab will be doubled to increase activity at this location in 2019.