American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA)

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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People on the Move: May 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people on the move in the composites industry.

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractive Long-Term Prospects for Pultruded Composites, is available to download from the EPTA website.

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ACMA launches online composites education resource
New online resource educates end users about the possibilities of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials.

Service & repair: Optimizing wind power’s grid impact
As wind farms surge into the electrical mainstream, a fast-growing industry works to maximize the service lives of the composite blades that harvest the power of the wind.

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Global Composites Conference announces call for papers
Final abstracts are now being accepted on subjects relating to the advancements and use of composite materials worldwide.

Time to submit your CAMX 2018 abstract
Now is the time to submit an abstract for an Education Session or Technical Paper for presentation at CAMX 2018.

CAMX 2017 a strong event
CAMX 2017 – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, concluded on December 14, 2017 in Orlando, FL, US. Despite having been postponed in September due to Hurricane Irma, the premier composites event in North America united 6,554 people.

Overview of CAMX 2017
CAMX 2017 was postponed, the event’s quality was not.

ACMA announces recycling conference for 2018
The American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA) (Arlington, VA, US) has announced its first-ever Composites Recycling Conference, which will take place April 10-12, 2018 in Knoxville, TN, US.

New schedule for CAMX 2017
After announcing new dates for the composites industry's event in North America, an updated schedule-at-a-glance is now available online. 

IACMI, ACMA launch composite recycling project
The goal of this technical collaboration is to develop a mechanical and thermal recycling approach that captures both the energy value and residual ash/fiber.

Do we need a new definition for SMC?
Side story to SMC: Old dog, more tricks.

CAMX takes place in Orlando

CAMX 2017 exhibit preview
ACMA and SAMPE’s fourth CAMX will be the largest composites trade show in the composites industry’s largest market. Held in Orlando, FL, this year, it promises an even more robust exhibition and conference program.   

CAMX 2017 show preview
At North America’s premier composites conference and exhibition, the business at hand is definitely not business as usual. 

Society of Plastics Engineers ACCE 2017 preview
The Society of Plastics Engineers’ (SPE, Bethel, CT, US) long-running Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) continues to draw a global crowd.

People on the move: July 2017 
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

ACMA announces 2017 Membership Award Winners
ACMA will recognize these influential leaders of the composites industry at ACMA's Membership Awards and Recognition Ceremony during CAMX 2017.

ACMA, NetComposites launch Global Composites conference
Global Composites, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2018 in Las Vegas, will focus on the composites global supply chain, trends and emerging technologies.

Composites recycling is gaining traction
Although CW’s coverage of composites recycling dates back over a decade, informal statistics still show that only ~2% of composites-related companies are active recyclers. That said, three years since our most recent feature on the subject, there is demonstrably greater interest and activity, and real applications of recycled fiber are growing.

Composites at AIA 2017
The ACMA Architectural Division exhibited its 4th annual Composites Pavilion and 2nd annual COMPOSITES CHALLENGE for architectural students.

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  • Regulatory compliance