Materials Industries brings together producers of non-ferrous metals, foundries and manufacturers of fabricated metal, plastics, composites and aluminium products and the metalworking subcontractors .
26/02 AI Inspiration Session: 'AI for production - From quality control to process optimization' Companies are in a race to embrace digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing. These technologies are critical drivers that enable Industry 4.0 and will ultimately empower manufacturing to continue to be the backbone of the global economy. During this session, you will learn all about 3 use cases from Belgian companies that have implemented AI in their production processes. Register now!
02/03 'New' Agoria Composites: launch event Agoria Composites is making a fresh start with a new steering committee. Our revamped business group invites you to its virtual launch event, where we will introduce ourselves and give a clear overview of how we want to position this business group centred around the Belgian composite technology in the national and international manufacturing landscape. Register now!
ISO/TC 333 Lithium - Strategic Business Plan The importance and usage of lithium is constantly raising. Lithium is used as battery materials 65%, ceramics and glass 18%, lubricating greases 5%, polymer production 3%, continuous casting mold flux powders 3%, air treatment 1% and other uses 5%. Especially the use a battery material is raising sharply together with the forecasted raise in electric mobility.
Second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain has been approved On 26th of January 2021, the Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain. The project, called “European Battery Innovation” was jointly prepared and notified by Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.