Dates & Events


May 04, 2023

„No European GREEN Deal without Lightweight TECHNOLOGY “

10:00 a.m. – 16:00 p.m., Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union, Rue Wiertz 77, B-1000 Brussels

For the first time, a European event was launched by the Advisory Board of the BMWK’s Lightweighting Intitative in cooperation with the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU and the Composites United e.V.. The aim is to raise the political profile of lightweight construction at EU level.

Visitors can expect short presentations, two panel discussions and an accompanying exhibition.

Tim Rademacker, General Manager Composites EMEA of MCGC, will speak on "Lightweight Technology on the way to Circular Economy" at 15:30 p.m.

Further information and the possibility to register can be found here:



April 25-27, 2023

JEC Paris 2023 - The Leading International Composites Show

Paris, Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre


Discover our carboNXT products at the Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corporation booth in Hall 6, Booth H50. From end-of-life components to „new“ recycled carboNXT carbon fiber products as well as MCGC’s KyronMAX, KyronTEX and FMC - the complete closed recycling loop can be found at our exhibition stand.

On April 27th, 2023, Tim Rademacker will lead the panel discussion on “4 Rs (Recycling, Reusing, Repurposing, Repairing): Composites in a Circular Economy “. The event will take place from 12pm to 1pm in Agora 5 (hall 5).

Your contact: Tim Rademacker, Boris Bähre


April 18, 2023

4th Lightweighting Summit at the Hannover Fair 2023

14:00 – 17:00 in Convention area hall 19/20 (room New York)

The 4th Lightweighting Summit of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) on April 18, 2023 highlights this year’s theme “Lightweight Construction 2.0 in the Circular Economy”. After the kick-off by Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Dr. Robert Habeck, leading experts from business, science and politics will discuss how the transformation technology of lightweight construction can contribute to a circular economy.

The event will take place from14:00 – 17:00 as part of the Hannover Messe (Fair). Registrations are free of charge at  https://geschaeftsstelle-leichtbau.de/4-lightweighting-summit. Following this link you will also find the complete program of the event.

As an expert in the field of recycling of carbon fiber re-inforced plastics, Tim Rademacker will take part in the panel discussion “Challenges and solutions for recycling in lightweight construction” starting at 14:25. Together with Dr. Barbara Guettler, Manager  of  Material Cycles at the Leibniz-Institute für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Dr. Gunnar Merz, CEO of Composite Untited e.V.  and Joerg Radanitsch, founder and CEO of Carbon Cleanup GmbH, he will look at the current challenges and opportunities for the recycling of lightweight components.


October 19-26, 2022

K 2022

Messe Düsseldorf


March 8-10, 2022

JEC World 2022

Paris, Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre


October 23, 2019

AVK - Meeting of Expert Task Force 'Analysis of fibers and semi-finished products'

Frankfurt am Main


September 19-20, 2019

Umweltbundesamt Conference "Processing & Recycling of carbon fiber waste"

Umweltbundesamt, Dessau-Roßlau,Wörlitzer Platz 1