ACMA - American Composites Manufacturers Association

The world's largest composites industry trade group. It includes manufacturers, material suppliers, distributors, academics and end-users. It serve its members and the industry by promoting the competitive advantage and versatility of composite materials.

2000 N. 15th St.
Ste. 250
Arlington, VA 22201 US

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2019 CAMX award, ACE winners illustrate industry trends
Among this year’s award winners are Continental Structural Plastics, the Institut fur Textiltecnik of RWTH Aachen University, LyondellBasell, Fortify, Spirit AeroSystems and more.

Composites industry events to highlight thermoplastics, defense, space
A roundup of news about events in the composites industry, including the TPRC’s thermoplastics conference and events from Composites UK, ACMA and more.

ACMA Thermoplastic Composites Conference issues call for abstracts
Abstracts are due Nov. 1, 2019, and the conference will take place April 29 – May 1, 2020 in San Diego, Calif., U.S.

Automotive composites draw international crowd to Detroit
19th SPE ACCE features broad technology overview of evolving automotive composites industry.

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ACMA announces inaugural Pioneer Award winners
The winners will be honored at the ACMA Membership Awards Ceremony and Reception on Monday, Sept. 23 at CAMX in Anaheim, Calif., U.S.

National Composites Week

National Composites Week takes place Aug. 26-30
Each day features a different theme celebrating the composites manufacturing industry.

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ACMA announces new board chairman
Scott Balogh, president and CEO of Mar-Bal Inc., begins his two-year term as chairman of the board with goals to grow the industry through ACMA’s Composites Growth Initiative.

ACMA updates vacuum infusion process certification program
Updates to ACMA's Vacuum Infusion Process program are said to provide essential tools and information for composites industry professionals.

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ACMA releases new edition of National Standard Fiberglass Grating Manual
The updated edition includes new information for safe and efficient design of FRP gratings.

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ACMA, composites experts testify for more resilient infrastructure
Industry leaders testified to the U.S. Congress for research and use of advanced materials to combat climate change-related infrastructure damage.

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ACMA releases standard specification for FRP composite utility poles
The guide is the first of its kind to promote standardization in fiber-reinforced composite utility poles.

Could Notre-Dame rebuild include a carbon fiber spire?
With an international architecture competition underway and restoration efforts ramping up, what role could composites play in finding a solution for rebuilding one of the world’s most well-known cathedrals?

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Composites manufacturers and legislative leaders met to discuss composites in infrastructure
The meetings were facilitated by ACMA and discussed legislation such as the IMAGINE Act and the former Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program. 

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Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program study released
According to the American Composites Manufacturers Assn., the study results support adoption of composites and advanced materials in infrastructure, construction and transportation.

Keynote speaker announced for North American Pultrusion Conference
The conference, produced by the American Composites Manufacturers Association and the European Pultrusion Technology Association will take place in Rosemont, IL, US on April 8-10.

Passion, persistence and patience – winning the long game
The American Composite Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and others have been pushing for the widespread use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rebar in infrastructure construction for decades. Now, the industry is starting to see some major wins.

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The markets: Utility infrastructure (2019)
Corroded metal infrastructure continues to be a problem, and composite materials, including new advancements in graphene nanotubes, are providing solutions. 

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ACMA praises America's Water Infrastructure Act
Section 1208 of the bill directs the US Army Corps of Engineers to study the performance of innovative materials like composites in water resources infrastructure.

Composites in infrastructure: IMAGINE that!
At the beginning of August, the Innovative Materials for America’s Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act was introduced to encourage research and use of innovative materials in infrastructure.

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CAMX 2018 exhibit preview
The fifth annual CAMX returns in 2018 to Dallas, TX, US, Oct. 15-18 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. CW offers this preview of some of the products, technologies and services you will find at the show. 

CAMX 2018 Preview
CAMX combines forces with IFAI for a big Texas Event.

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