Finalists Announced for 2017 CAMX Award

CAMX announces finalists for 2017 CAMX Award recognizing Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation

July 20, 2017 (Orlando, Fla.) – CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the finalists for the fourth 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 advanced materials that solve 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 and presented during the General Session at CAMX – Tuesday, September 12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

This year’s finalists are:

Combined Strength Award

  • Thermoplastic Composite Overmoulding Technology Reduces Cycle Time to Minutes: Victrex
  • Halls River Bridge – FRP Composites for Next Generation Infrastructure: Florida DOT
  • GFRP Wicket Gates: Long Lasting Structures to Ensure Navigable Waterways: Composite Advantage, LLC
  • 9 Meter Wind Turbine Blade Advanced Technology Demonstrator: IACMI – The Composites Institute
  • Development and Launch of Integrated Slide-in Oven Console Assembly w/ Stainless Steel Appearance via Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD): Mar-Bal, Inc.

Unsurpassed Innovation Award

  • Secure Hybrid Composite Maritime Shipping Container: University of Maine – Advanced Structures and Composites Center
  • Next Generation CoCure Hybrid Metal/Composite Technology for Transportation: Structural Composites
  • Edge En V. Fly Rods Made with Ekoa Plant Based Prepregs: Lingrove
  • First Industrial Fiber Patch Placement System for Manufacturing Complex Composites: Cevotec GmbH
  • Carbon Fibre / Kevlar Hinge System: Talon Technology

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