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Persico Group’s technological excellence at JEC World 2019
Composites show & conferences. Paris-Nord Villepinte 12-13-14 March 2019
Linea Composites Persico
Once again, the JEC World composites trade show gives Persico Group – a world-leading supplier of moulds and systems – the opportunity to highlight its latest technological achievements for the automotive and industrial sectors 
"At this year's JEC World," said Sergio Gastaldi, general manager of Persico Group Automotive,  "we are again putting at centre stage Persico's latest technological innovations  for the automotive and industrial sectors, as well as the special know-how  and distinctive organizational structure  that allow us to provide our customers with turnkey products and 360-degree service. Not only do we supply moulds and systems, but also – and above all – technology, which puts us in the position to ensure full customer support  along the entire production process, down to the manufacture of the final pieces. We have achieved our all-around service by developing integrated high performance lines  to optimize production in terms of cost, cycle time, safety and waste reduction." 
"In the last years," Mr. Gastaldi continued, "we have gained a leading position as a supplier of complete production systems using CSM technology  (PU spray on honeycomb and fibres, also called Baypreg technology) for the production of load floors, parcel shelves, roofs and body panels." 
"Our moulds are a key strong point. We have reached a high level of quality  with respect to surface quality and edge cutting accuracy, allowing for the production of moulded parts ready for lamination  (cloth or waterproof film) or inserts without the need for deburring or deflashing," Mr. Gastaldi pointed out. "The quality of our tools drastically reduces the amount of release agent sprayed on the mould itself and ensures long-lasting accuracy in edge cutting  over time. Furthermore, we have the capability to co-mould inserts directly during the process, by placing them inside the mould. We can also provide automatic piece demoulding , which eliminates the need for additional steps, thus optimizing production time and guaranteeing maximum precision." 
Persico has 54 CSM projects  in production worldwide, ranging from just the moulds to complete production systems (from raw materials to finished parts, including lamination, edgefolding and inserts if needed). 
Mr. Gastaldi noted: "When it comes to full production systems (tools, wet, dry and sandwich preparation), our customers produce 1,460,000 cars per year , in North America alone, using our production lines. It must be emphasized that these are full production lines supplied by Persico, from A to Z." 
Moreover, Persico is the only supplier with successful experience in turnkey production systems using any of the top Wet machines." 
Persico's state-of-the-art tools, equipment and turnkey automation  are designed to utilize numerous technologies and materials including: 
  • SMC – Sheet Moulding Compounds

  • LWRT - Light Weight Reinforced Thermoplastics

  • HP-RTM - High Pressure Resin Transfer Moulding

  • PCM - Pre-preg Compression Moulding

  • D-LFT/GMT - Direct Long Fibre Thermoplastic/Glass Mat Thermoplastics

  • Honeycomb

  • Core
On 12 March, the 2019 edition of JEC World , the largest international composites show, is opening in Paris. Persico Group will be back at the event to showcase its technological innovation, know-how and quality  in the design and manufacture of moulds and automated production lines for the automotive, space, industrial, design and marine sectors. 
Persico Group is exhibiting at STAND 5 M61. Come and see us!
JEC World  
JEC World is a  networking hub of creativity , vision and action. At the show, all links of the supply chain will be represented: from raw materials to intermediates and equipment, tool design and mould manufacture, measurement and testing, distributors, service providers and support companies. 
 Over 1,300 exhibitors, 26 pavilions, more than 43,000 visitors and 115 countries represented . These are just a few of the key figures from JEC World – for over twenty years the leading international show of composite materials and their many applications. 
At JEC World 2019, as in previous editions, Italy appears among the top 5 countries by number of exhibitors, including the best companies engaged in the composites sector (in 2018 Italy was also in third place for the number of visitors among the 115 countries represented). After a slowdown, the Italian composites market is recording a steady upward trend and the estimates for 2019 are positive.
Persico Group
Founded in 1976, Persico Group is a highly regarded Italian multinational primarily engaged in the automotive, industrial and marine industries as a provider of a full range of services: from concept to design, engineering and manufacturing of prototypes, models, moulds, automation systems and turnkey yachts. Persico also operates in other industries, including aerospace, healthcare and architecture.