CAMX announces finalists for 2018 CAMX Award recognizing Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation

October 9, 2018 (Dallas, TX.)CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo is proud to announce the finalists for the fifth 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, October 16 at Dallas Ballroom at the Omni Hotel, near the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. To see the entries in person, go to the award pavilion (booth BB63) of the Exhibit Hall located at the Convention Center.

This year’s finalists are:

Combined Strength Award
KL3IS surfboard: Sustainable Lightweight Biomimicry Surfboard
PTT Global Chemical

Multiscale Simulation Software to Reduce Material Development Cost
MultiMechanics

Carbon Fiber Sheet
Adorn Engineers

Creating Functional Composite Parts Using A State of The Art Material And Process Innovation: XSTRAND
Owens Corning

New Composite Materials & Automated Processing Technology
Techni-Modul Engineering

Augmented Reality Training for Hand Layup
NCC

The Future of Transportation – US Navy 7M Advanced Combatant Craft
Structural Composites, Inc & Compsys Inc

Unsurpassed Innovation Award
Large Scale 3D Printer for Thermoset Materials
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

SWCNT-Based Concentrate – Additive Designed for Manufacturing Strong, Lightweight, Conductive Composites
OCSiAl LLC

Energy Absorbing, Durable, Fire Resistant, Cost-effective, NextGen Composite System
West Virginia University

Thermoplastic CFRP Rear Pressure Bulkhead: World Premiere in the Aeronautics
Premium Aerotec GmbH

Lightweight, Thermoplastic, Recyclable Liftgate Module
Magna Exteriors

Material Monitoring System (MMS) by Brunswick Boat Group (BBG)
Brunswick Boat Group

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