JEC Americas 2013 Innovation Awards winners announced

JEC Group's JEC Americas 2013 show will be held Oct. 3-4 in Boston, Mass., USA and features its Innovation Awards competition.

JEC Group (Paris, France), host of JEC Americas 2013, Oct. 3-4 in Boston, Mass., USA, has reported the winners of its Innovation Awards competition. Winners will be recognized in a ceremony at the show. Visit for more information.

Winners include:

  • Category: Supply Chain; winner: Gascogne Laminates, intelligent release liners dedicated to manufacturing of prepregs
  • Category: R&D/Design; winner: Hanyang University, specially developed beam element with composite cross­sections
  • Category: Fibers; winner: Innegra Technologies, series of hybrid yarns for use in composites applications
  • Category: Green Solutions; winner: TSE Industries Inc., environmentally friendly, cost­-effective high­-performance polyurethane resin system for filament winding applications
  • Category: Process; winner: Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT), integrated process chain for automated and flexible production of fiber 
  • Category: Electric Vehicle; winner: Invenio S.A., solar car built with carbon fiber
  • Category: Multisectorial; winner: Advanced Telescopic Technologies Inc., multi­stage composites telescopic hoist
  • Category: Pipes & Water Management; winner: Composite Fluid Transfer, a completely different bicycle frame concept, using the braiding technique with a very high productivity and potential for automation
  • Category: Personal Safety; winner: Go Composites, all-­composite anchors for personal fall arrest systems
  • Category: Innovation Spreading; winner: FS Cruing Diamond/FS Tool, tooling solution that thoroughly evacuates hot dust particles produced during cutting operations.