Geneva International Motor Show 2019

The Geneva International Annual Motor Show took place this year between the 7 March – 17 March 2019. The show is a ten day exhibition tailored to the Motorsport / Automotive trade, also open to the general public and hosted at the Palexpo, Geneva.

One of the shows objectives this year was to become more modern and focused on the future without losing the perspective of its nearly 100 years history. It was recorded on the last evening the visitor count was 602,000 one hour before the show was due to close.

Exhibitors this year brought their ‘A game’ having special experiences for attendees which involved them being able to take a drive on a race track simulator. The interest shown in these stands strengthen the shows intension to position the Geneva International Motor Show as an experience trade fair in the future.

Matt Charlton, Head of Business Development commented on the event saying “It was an interesting year at Geneva with a broad range of new and concept vehicles on show. Electric Vehicles, Hyper cars and a combination of the two being high on the agenda for a number of the exhibitors, all of which utilising the benefits of advanced composites in one way or another.”

EPM Composites Limited appoints new Head of Business Development

EPM Composites Limited, a member of the as.g Group, has appointed Matt Charlton as Head of Business Development, sitting on the management team with responsibility for leading the company’s drive for further growth for their sales capability within the composite industry.

Matt has been appointed as Head of Business Development for the company. Having spent his career within the composite sector spanning across automotive and motorsport.

Commenting on his new appointment Matt said: “With a new strong operational strategy built on existing expertise and talent, EPM Composites is ideally positioned for sustainable growth. I am excited to be part of the new management team and look forward to developing the current customer base, expanding in our core target market of Motorsport and developing additional business in Automotive and composite based Special Projects.”

Lee Hickling, Managing Director said “”I look forward to working with Matt drawing together our impressive array of capabilities and experience across EPM, it is an exciting time in the composite industry and our breadth of expertise, combined with our ongoing drive for success will propel the company forward in 2018.”

Prior to joining EPM Composites, Matt was Sales Manager for URT Group Limited (Composites). URT Group designs, machines and manufactures a wide range of composite components, large and small, for clients in a variety of services. Also previously working for Airtech, Luxembourg a manufacturer and supplier of vacuum bagging, composite tooling and resin infusion processing materials as their General Composite Business Manager – Europe.

 

 

For more information:                                                    lisa.tester@epmcomposites.com
Lisa Tester

 

Notes to editors:

EPM Composites Limited (www.epmcomposites.com) is one of the UK’s engineering company’s specialising in carbon fibre components based in Derby employing over 60 employees. We serve the advanced engineering sectors and give our clients the edge that helps them to become the world leaders in their field. EPM Composites Limited supplies to five different sectors Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace, Defence and Bespoke. You can view EPM’s recent projects on our website.