The organizers of JEC Asia says that the event, which took place in Seoul, South Korea, attracted more than 230 companies and 7000 professional visits, with 49 countries represented.

Eric Pierrejean, the new CEO of JEC Group, announced during the opening ceremony that JEC Asia 2019 will return next year from 13–15 November 2019.

This year the event focused on the automotive industry including automotive automated processes and composite applications for structural parts, while a number of conferences on aeronautics took place covering new composites solutions and their wider use in this sector.

The organizers also awarded 12 innovation awards.

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