SILENSEAS+ : concept of a sailing ship that meets new environmental challenges
The "Silenseas" project was born in response to the drastic environmental standards at sea. It was necessary to develop a hybrid ship, sailing by hybrid vélique-electric propulsion, thus offering a more eco-responsible cruising experience. This innovation in the Naval sector was developed in St Nazaire in the...
Published : 2019-12-03
The urban project "Carré de Soie" launched by the city of Lyon aims to make the joint development zone of Villeurbanne unique, particularly through the presence of artistic works. A creative and recreational approach that benefits the 3,500 inhabitants and 3,800 employees of this neighborhood. The challenge has...
Published : 2019-07-17
See you at "Composites Meetings 2019" !
The countdown has now begun : the 7th edition of the Composites Meetings opens at the end of the year. Every two years, organized by EMC2 and abe-advanced business event , this business convention is an essential event for the composite's profesionnals. MECA repeats obviously its participation this year, an...
Published : 2019-07-05
The laws of gravity are overpassed !
Since this April 12th you can see a Fiat 500 literally parked on a building's facade in the neighbourhood of Bellevue in Nantes / Saint-Herblain ! This is the power of science, the fruit of a study conducted by The Cluster Meca, which allowed the Royal de Luxe company to enchant the neighbourhood with this crazy...
Published : 2019-05-02
"Alice Aircraft" the essential electric jet project
At the cutting edge of technology, the Israeli start-up EViation Aircraft is leading this innovative project: the design of an electric aircraft with a battery life offering a range up to 1000 km. The delivery of the first units of this electric jet is scheduled for 2021. An approach that fits in the ecological...
Published : 2019-04-02
Meca shows Fab-Heli at FAST 2017
Participation of MECA at the FAST 2017 conference from 27 to 29 September in NANTES. MECA will present the ongoing work of the Fab-Heli project (development of marine propeller made in composite materials, Program DGA Rapid with Loiretech and DCNS companies) at the FAST 2017 conference. The FAST (Fast Sea...
Published : 2017-08-07
Meca works on a XXL slide
An XXL slide to the castle's assault! Our design office participated in this feat. This summer, visitors of the Castle of Ducs de Bretagne will be able to descend a 30 meters slide from the top of the Saint-Pierre tower to the water, visitors will begin a 10 seconds descent into the void. The agency Tact Architect and...
Published : 2017-06-08
The composite blade ready for the JEC world
A turbine composite blade for the JEC world show in Paris The turbine composite blade which will be exposed at the fair JECworld in Paris is ready to go in the workshop of our partner Loiretech. Meca is developing with its partners IRT Jules Verne , Europe Technologies , Hydrocean , Loiretech , Multiplast , Omega...
Published : 2017-03-09
Open-gate at the Seguin Island Musical Complex
For the first time, Shigeru Ban, the architect of the Seguin Island Musical Complex, organizes an open-gate to make a visit of the 35 000 square meters of the complex, with the french architact Jean de Gastines. The Seguin Island Musical Complex is located in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris. Méca follows this...
Published : 2017-02-23
JEC WORLD International Composites Event
JEC World 2017 is the largest composites show in the world that covers the whole composites value chain from raw material to processors and final products. During the show, the competitiveness cluster EMC2 will be present on booths R60 and R62 Hall 6 . EMC2 is an efficient ecosystem in the field of advanced production...
Published : 2017-02-16
Interregional trade show for industry
During the show, the competitiveness cluster EMC2 will be present on booth J04 . EMC2 is an efficient ecosystem in the field of advanced production technologies. The development of SMEs is at the heart of the strategy and actions carried out by the cluster. EMC2 animates the Jules Verne label Manufacturing Valley, the...
Published : 2017-02-08
First tests of the photovoltaic sail on Seguin Island
Seguin Island Musical Complex, designated as the best future project at Mipim, tin 2015 in Cannes, is currently being tested. Indeed, the engineers are working to slide the photovoltaic sail installed on December 7th. "After a series of static tests, the teams have successfully started the first kinematic tests of the...
Published : 2017-01-19
Meca is finalist of Open Innovation Challenges
GRTgaz launched its first Open Innovation Challenges to detect innovative concepts on unresolved issues in the company. Cluster Meca have participated for the challenges N°2 - INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PRESSURE MEASURING POINTS ON THE NETWORK Call for projects no.2 How can we avoid having to send technicians long...
Published : 2016-11-14
Inauguration of Holy Trinity Cathedral
The 4,800 sq metre complex-features the newly-built Holy Trinity Cathedral capped with five golded domes; a parish centre comprising an auditorium and foyer, offices and apartments; a French-Russian primary school for 150 pupils; and a cultural centre, including a bookshop, exhibition spaces and a coffee shop was...
Published : 2016-10-30
Characterization of composite materials ageing mechanisms in marine environment
The renewable marine energies (RME) as tidal turbines offer considerable potential. The majority of tidal turbine developers have preferred carbon or a combination between glass and carbon blades. These structures are subject to many forces such as ocean tides, waves, storms. Despite of such complex loads, tidal...
Published : 2016-09-06
The 5 domes of the Orthodox Cathedral
Near the Eiffel Tower, the Russian Orthodox Church is finally headed with 4 bulbs manufactured by the company Vannetaise Multiplast in collaboration with our engineering office Meca. This is an amazing showcase of the expertise of Multiplast which is specialized in composite materials and carbon. Last March, the...
Published : 2016-08-25
Seanergy: dynamic innovation in the Pays de la Loire
During the first day of the international Seanergy forum, innovation in the MRE sector took pride of place at the Pays de la Loire booth. In addition to scale models and a virtual reality experience, a new event devoted to a technology of the future – floating wind power – was announced. Meca presents a...
Published : 2016-06-04
Meca in the Newspaper Presse Océan
Since 1960, Presse Océan is a regional newspaper which became in 2004 a part of the group Ouest-France. It is published in two editions in the department of Loire-Atlantique, Nantes and Saint-Nazaire. Last April, Presse Ocean has devoted a page of his newspaper to our company to announce its team and its projects.
Published : 2016-06-03
Experience Composites Symposium
Pierre Berthelot, Structural Engineer, apply for a presentation at the Experience Composites Symposium from 21st to 23rd September 2016. The opportunity to present the project HOBIT with our partner IRT Jules Verne.
Published : 2016-04-07
Composite central dome installed at the Russian Orthodox Cultural and Spiritual Center in Paris
Created in December 1996, the JEC Company is a subsidiary of CPC, The Center for Promotion of Composites, a non-profit association. At the head of JEC since its creation, Ms. Frederique Mutel fully committed to the expansion of composites, was instrumental in the establishment of JEC as provider of high value...
Published : 2016-04-05
Meca collaborates with IRT Jules Verne
With the partners of IRT Jules Verne , Europe Technologies, Hydrocéan, Loiretech, Multiplast, Omega, Pinette, SDI et Socomore, With the partners of IRT Jules Verne, Alstom, Bureau Veritas, DCNS, STX, GeM, Meca had collaborated with the Institut Of Technological Research on the design and development of...
Published : 2016-03-21
Saïd Chabane, manager of Fluide-Meca publishes
With Sylvie Sesmat, Daniel Hubert, Didier Gautier, Claude Wartelle and Eric Bideaux, Saïd Chabane published an article in " Journal of Systems and Control Engineering " about " Reynolds number–dependent mass flow rate calculation for pneumatic pipes " For more informations : Proceedings of the Institution...
Published : 2016-03-09
Meca collaborates with IRT Jules Verne
With the partners of IRT Jules Verne, Alstom, Bureau Veritas, DCNS, STX, GeM, Meca had collaborated with the Institut Of Technological Research on the development of methods and tools which permit to reliable the simulation of bonded assemblies which are subjected to severe environment. For more informations, you can...
Published : 2016-02-23
MIPIM price for the Seguin Island Musical Complex
In Boulogne-Billancourt, the island Seguin, former stronghold of the Renault factories, inspires architects. It's a project designed by the Japanese Shigeru Ban (Pritzker Prize for architecture 2014) and the French Jean de Gastines who has just been awarded. The departmental music city that is being built on a plot of...
Published : 2015-03-18