ACMA Announces Winners of 2023 Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE)

October 31, 2023 (Atlanta, GA) – During CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) announced the winners of the 2023 Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE), sponsored by Composites One. The prestigious composites industry competition recognizes outstanding achievement and innovation in design, manufacturing, and market growth.

2023 ACE Winners

Design: Innovation in Green Composites
Wood Universal Feedstock for Forming (WUFF)
University of Delaware

Design: Most Creative Application
World’s Fastest Custom Cycling Shoe – 3D Printed with Continuous-Fiber
Orbital Composites

Manufacturing: Equipment and Tooling Innovation
Additive Manufacturing System for Industrial Molds & Composites

Manufacturing: Materials and Process Innovation
ASPERA Welded Thermoplastic Fuselage Demonstrator Panel
Spirit AeroSystems

Market Growth: Infinite Possibility
Graphene-Sized Recycled Carbon Fiber: Combining Strength and Sustainability Without Compromising Performance
Mito Materials

There were many outstanding entries this year. To view the full list of finalists please visit For more information on the 2023 Awards for Composites Excellence, please contact Eliana White.

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About ACMA
The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is the world’s largest composites industry trade group. We are manufacturers, material and equipment suppliers, distributors, academia and end users, dedicated to growing the composites market. We serve our members and the industry by promoting the competitive advantage and versatility of composite materials. ACMA offers composites industry educational resources through our Education Hub, CAMX, conferences, webinars, and Certified Composites Technician (CCT®) program. We develop standards and specifications that drive preference for the use of composites in place of traditional materials. We lead advocacy efforts via legislative and regulatory channels to achieve a more viable composites industry. Together, we are shaping the future of composites.