EPP forum presents EPP at the Munich trade fair for new technologies and substancesBayreuth / Munich. From October 14th up to 16th, 2008, the EPP forum was a guest at the Materialica in Munich. At the 11th international trade fair for material applications, surface areas and product engineering, the association presented the numerous possibilities for EPP in the domains product development and design. Round 100 new contacts could successfully be established at the booth of the EPP forum. In particular, plenty of interest was shown by product designers and constructing engineers. "It was the declared goal of the EPP forum to win this group for the substance EPP at the Materialica 2008 ", concludes graduate engineer Christian Traßl.
Also in line with the Materialica design forum "Innovative design and bionic inspired construction for new products", the executive director of the EPP forum convinced about 70 auditors of the advantages of the foam. In his lecture, Christian Traßl presented already existing and feasible design applications made of EPP. He referred to the optimal attributes of the substance for construction and design. Especially, the interest of the foreign fair visitors was awoken, who have not known expanded polypropylene until now.
Conclusion: Visiting this trade fair was a complete success for the EPP forum. Both at the booth and the conference, a new branch could be activated and won for EPP.
At the Materialica in Munich, economy and science presented new technologies, innovative component parts as well as trend-setting substances. In focus of the international trade fair were the domains automotive, aerospace, engineering, energy management and consumer goods. In 2008, Materialica noted a record result: 374 businesses were represented. A total of 7000 visitors found their way to the trade fair or visited the numerous lectures of designated experts.