CCS commits to Singapore aerospace capability development

Singapore-based Composite Cluster Singapore Pte Ltd joins forces with Dutch Headquartered Stratagem Group to set up a Composite Repair, Inspection and Training (CRIT) Section, within the framework of a Composite Application Center in Singapore.

The CRIT Section is targeting to get certified as full MRO entity under CAAS part 145, thereby enabling the Center to perform approved repairs and additionally be able to provide an operational training opportunity expanding Singapore based part 147 training organizations. The Composite Application Center within which CRIT section is operating as independent entity will provide additional composite design and manufacturing capabilities besides the CRIT section’s focus on repair and inspection to provide the full range of industrial composite solutions to customers. The Composite Application Center will address the needs for advanced composites training, capability building for regional companies, equipment & machinery trials as well as strong local support from experienced experts to support the growth of composite related activities.

Over the years STRATAGEM has invested significant effort to create tangible business in Singapore through its subsidiary STRATAGEM Innovation Singapore that is consistent with the Singapore roadmap for innovation in the aerospace sector and the development of a skilled workforce.


CCS and Stratagem signed a teaming agreement during the Singapore Airshow on Tuesday 6th February 2018. The event has been graced by Margriet Vonno, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and witnessed by more than 50 invited guests.

The reception afterwards allowed for vibrant discussion among visitors and signified the tremendous interest in the topic.

STRATAGEM Group is specialised in conceptualizing and coordinating the development of break-through technology in the global Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) community. Our services, projects, and products are applicable to Aviation, Aerospace, Defence, and Transportation sectors. STRATAGEM’s solutions are always market-driven and based on an intimate understanding of changing industry needs. Results are achieved through dedication to innovation and close cooperation with a global network of industry leaders, partnerships with scientists at top technical universities, governmental bodies, technology institutes, and laboratories.


CCS and Composites in Automotive


Bangkok, 4/5 July 2017: During this year’s JEC seminar on COMPOSITES IN AUTOMOTIVE (4th - 5th July 2017), Dr. Florian Doetzer talked about main challenges and pitfalls with composite manufacturing in automotive industry. It included an approach how to reduce cost and increase productivity for automotive manufacturers, alongside with case studies for manufacturing solutions.


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The presentation highlighted common challenges in automotive composite manufacturing and pointed out how software solutions and tools, such as CCS partner SIEMENS’ Fibersim can address those. Furthermore, it pointed out opportunities to streamline production and to respond to an increasing amount of complexity. Case studies visualised particular issues and suggested solutions.
The event was also a buzzing get-together for composite players in the ASEAN region, with the Thai Composites Association actively driving collaboration across borders.
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CCS visits Norner

Stathelle, 20 June 2017: Dr. Florian Doetzer met with Norner`s Business Director Henning Baann in Norner`s Headquater in Stathelle, Norway to discuss the campanies' collaboration in the area of material testing for subsea, oil and gas. This is particularly interesting for Singapore and the ASEAN region given the strong representation of this industry.
CCS visits Norner


Impressed by the unique capabilities of the lab facilities and long-term experience of Norner’s personnel, Florian expressed his conviction that Norner will be a key partner to further develop CCS’s business in Offshore, Oil & Gas. Norner is one of few companies worldwide to perform exposure testing in critical environments (as H2S), such as Norsok M-710 and life time studies for polymers.
The visit was timed to coincide with Norner's 10 year anniversary event, which was celebrated by inviting customers and business partners to their plastics industry seminar in Langesund and at Norner, on June 20 and 21, 2017.
The industry is facing an increasing pressure from the public and authorities to deliver more sustainable innovations.  To address this, the company created an exciting industry seminar with focus on innovation, future trends and circular economy in the polymer value chain.


KDX Launch

Weyarn, Germany, 6 June 2017: It was a big day for KDX. They celebrated the Grand Opening of their R&D Center in Weyarn with distinguished guests such as Mr. Yu Zhong (President of Kangde Group), Mrs Ilse Aigner (Bavarian state minister of economic affairs and media, energy and technology), Mr. Mingde Shi (Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China), Mr. Peng He (MD KDX Eurpore Composites R&D Center GmbH), Prof. Dr. Klaus Drechsler (Head of TUM's institute for carbon composites) and Mr. Georg Fritzmeier (CEO Fritzmeier Group).


Dr. Florian Doetzer and Mr. Peng He at opening ceremony

Dr. Florian Doetzer was personally invited by Mr. Peng He. This significant milestone for KDX Europe offered the perfect opportunity to catch up on KDX's development. The relationship between CCS and KDX gained in significance already in November 2016, when KDX co-sponsored CCS's startup challenge. Discussions with important stakeholders and touring the new facilities provided good insights in the setup of the center. The 3,000sqm large facility has a focus on applied R&D, a comericalization of university research.