CAMX announces finalists for 2016 CAMX Award recognizing Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation

September 13, 2016 (Anaheim, Calif.)CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the finalists for the third annual CAMX Award, sponsored by Ashland. The CAMX Award recognizes two cutting-edge innovations that will significantly impact composites and advanced materials. The award is divided into two categories that embody the spirit of CAMX – Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation.

As two distinct honors, the Combined Strength Award acknowledges a product that incorporates composites materials that solves a problem through teamwork and collaboration, and the Unsurpassed Innovation Award celebrates a product with a design that incorporates low-cost materials for high-volume applications that can change the outlook of a particular market.

The winning entries will be announced next week and presented during the General Session at CAMX – Tuesday, September 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center. To see the entries in person, go to the award pavilion (booth M98) of the Exhibit Hall.

This year’s finalists are:

Combined Strength Award

  • Fire-resistant FRP Facade Cladding System for Hi-rise Building: Kreysler & Associates
  • High-Temperature Composite Buoyancy System for Drill-Riser Landing Strings: Trelleborg Offshore
  • Multi-Material Decklid Concept: Continental Structural Plastics
  • Non-Delaminating, Permanently Hydrophobic Thermoplastic Composite Sandwich Radome: Ebert Composites Corporation
  • Revolutionizing Epoxy Pipe by Way of Anti-Aging Glass Roving: Owens Corning

Unsurpassed Innovation Award

  • Crashworthy Lightweight Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber B-Pillar: University of Delaware
  • Fire-resistant FRP Facade Cladding System for Hi-rise Building: Kreysler & Associates
  • Innovative Recycled Carbon Fibre Materials for High Volume Automotive Structures: ELG Carbon Fibre
  • Innovative Robotic Preform Cell Providing 3D Stacking and Control: Composite Alliance Corp
  • Undulating Gills: University of California, Los Angeles

For more information, go to http://www.thecamx.org/awards-competitions/.

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