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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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.

The carbon fiber reclaimed from waste.

Composites recycling: Gaining traction
Recycling of carbon fiber, glass fiber and — at last — resins, is growing as new players enter the space.

Using composites in infrastructure rehab for 30 years
Among many topics, CompositesWorld keeps tabs on composites in infrastructure and construction, a topic being discussed this week as it happens at the American Composites Manufacturers Assn.’s (ACMA) 2017 Infrastructure Day and NIST Workshop in Washington, D.C. Dr. Mo Ehsani is there.

ACMA joins DOE’s REMADE Institute for clean energy
ACMA's intent is to help the REMADE Institute engage with ACMA's network of businesses working toward advances in composites recycling. 

ACMA launches Composites Job Source
The Composites Job Source is a customized job bank designed specifically for the composites industry.

Product Categories of American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA)

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  • Market research
  • Regulatory compliance