Watch highlights from the ACMA Composites Executive Forum

CW's Editor-in-Chief Jeff Sloan discusses highlights from the ACMA Composites Executive Forum that took place in January 2017 in Washington, DC.


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At ACMA's Composites Executive Forum (Jan. 11-Jan. 12), there was a focus on the big trends affecting manufacturers, including national security, economic and cultural issues, well being and health, generational trends, etc. CW’s Editor-in-Chief Jeff Sloan attended the forum and in the video below, he gives a rundown of some of the key presentations.


  • The first commercial Type V composite pressure vessel

    Composites Technology Development's first commercial tank in the Type V category presages growth of filament winding in storage of compressed gases.

  • New low-cost, high-temp resins

    MG Resins offer a suite of properties and processing that could potentially revolutionize sectors of the composites industry.

  • Supply and demand: Advanced fibers

    Demand for advanced fiber, virgin and reclaimed, is on an upswing after a dip during the recent recession. Fiber suppliers are gearing up to meet an expected increase in demand as manufacturers in a number of composites end-markets scale up or start up part development and production programs