2014 ACE Winners

DESIGN CATEGORY

Innovation in Green Composites Design Award

Blackbird Ukulele Made of Lingrove’s Ekoa Flax/Bioresin Prepreg
Submitted by: Blackbird Guitars – San Francisco, CA

Most Creative Application Award

Stranded Composite Core for High Voltage Transmission Conductors
Submitted by: Celanese Corporation – Winona, Minnesota

MANUFACTURING CATEGORY

Material and Process Innovation Award

3D Printing Continuous Strand Carbon Fiber, Glass Fiber and Kevlar Composites
Submitted by: MarkForged – Somerville, Massachusetts

Equipment and Tooling Innovation Award

Near Dripless Resin Impregnation Applicator for Filament Winding Applications
Submitted by: TSE Industries Inc. – Clearwater, FL

MARKET GROWTH CATEGORY

Composites Sustainability Award

Lightweight Composite Air Cargo Container Lowers Lifecycle Costs 
Submitted by: Cargo Composites – Charleston, SC

Infinite Possibility for Market Growth Award

Epitome Quality Foundation Walls
Submitted by: Composite Panel Systems, LLC – Eagle River, WI