Tutorial Attendees Encouraged to “Simplify the World” with Pultruded Products
A crowd of industry professionals from around the world flocked to Monday’s CAMX 2016 pre-conference tutorial on pultrusion technology led by Clement Hiel of Composite Support & Solutions Inc. and Robert Plagemann of Tecton Products LLC.
Liquid Molding Technology Takes Center Stage at CAMX
CAMX 2016 kicked off with pre-conference tutorials on Monday. Early birds could choose from one of six in-depth presentations covering everything gel coat application technology to composite test methods.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Over 7500 attendees are anticipated for CAMX 2016! Registration is bustling with activity as thousands of industry leaders and professionals come to Anaheim for the premier industry event.
ACMA MEMBERSHIP AWARDS & RECOGNITION CEREMONY AND RECEPTION
Congratulations to the ACMA Membership Award Winners! Tonight, ACMA recognized four distinguished individuals for their contributions to the ACMA community and the composites and advanced materials industry. This year’s winners are:
SAMPE MEMBERSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY
Congratulations to the SAMPE Membership Award Winners! SAMPE celebrates the amazing contributions of key members for their contributions to the industry and SAMPE community. SAMPE 2016 Fellows:
SAMPE George Lubin Memorial Award:
SAMPE North America Service Award:
ACMA Recognizes Composites Excellence at CAMX 2016
The CAMX exhibit hall was buzzing on Tuesday when ACMA presented its annual Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE), sponsored by Composites One. ACE recognizes companies that stand at the forefront of innovation in composites technology, manufacturing and product development.
Keynote Speakers Inspire CAMX Attendees to Innovate
As ACMA Board Chairman Jeff Craney of Crane Composites and Rick Willardson of SAMPE welcomed attendees to the CAMX General Session, Craney encouraged participants to “change your vantage point; take the opportunity to be open to what you see. Think about what’s possible, and don’t worry about how to get there or if you have all the answers.” The three keynote speakers certainly embody those principles.
CONGRATULATIONS TO CAMX AWARD WINNERS!
Congratulations to CAMX Award Winners, two cutting-edge innovations that have significantly impacted composites and advanced materials. The award is divided into two categories: Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation. The winner (see photo) of this year’s Combined Strength Award is Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) for its innovative multi-material decklid concept. The winner of this year’s Unsurpassed Innovation Award is Kreysler & Associates for its ultra-lightweight and fire-resistant fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) cladding panel system.
SAMPE Young Professional Meeting
Young professionals met with industry professionals this morning to network, discuss industry trends, and form mentor/mentee relationships.
CAMX Presents Poster Award Recognizing Outstanding Research
This year’s Poster Session winner comes from Lorena Fernández-Cañadas, Inés Iváñez, and Sonia Sanchez-Saez from the University Carlos III of Madrid and Ever Barbero from West Virginia University for their paper, Influence of the Adhesive Thickness on the Energy Release Rate of Adhesively-Bonded Composite Repairs. The runner ups in the Poster Session were:
CAMX Launches New Conference Feature – CAMX Race
Today, over 20 students and young professionals joined the first CAMX Race. The new CAMX feature, sponsored by BYK and Polynt Composites, tested their industry knowledge and provided a fun, collaborative team exercise. Teams of 2-3 explored the exhibit hall in search of strategically placed QR codes to answer questions on their smartphones and win cash prizes. Winners will be announced during a special reception this afternoon.
CAMX Closing Luncheon Showcases the Next Generation of the Industry
A panel of students, the next generation of innovators and industry leaders, shared what inspires them about the potential of composites and advanced material, as well as their views about the expectations and challenges for the future of our industry. The panel was moderated by Leon Garoufalis, President and COO of Composites One. Student panelists were:
Read all articles related to CAMX 2016 in Composites Manufacturing Magazine
Read the comprehensive coverage of all the research, highlights, and excitement from CAMX 2016 in Composites Manufacturing Magazine here.