The International Convention of AVK (Industrievereinigung verstärkter Kunststoffe) on 26-27 October will mark the start of COMPOSITES EUROPE 2009, which this year is being held in Stuttgart, Germany. Around 500 participants are expected at the AVK conference.
The nova-Institut's 2nd Biocomposites Congress will focus on the latest developments in materials and products and targets materials specialists, developers, manufacturers and users from the automotive, building, consumer goods and packaging industries.

Around 350 exhibitors are expected at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2009 exhibition on 27-29 October. DSM Composites Resins, SGL Carbon, Henkel and RAMPF Tooling will be exhibiting for the first time this year.

COMPOSITES EUROPE is organised by Reed Exhibitions in cooperation with the European composites industry association EuCIA and Reinforced Plastics magazine. It is supported by AVK ( Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe eV), the German reinforced plastics federation.