ACMA’s Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE), a prestigious composites industry competition held for over 20 years, recognizes outstanding achievement and innovation in technology, manufacturing and product development. Congratulations to our 2019 finalists for the Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE).

Material and Process Innovation Award - This award is presented for a material or process that best contributes to efficient manufacturing and product sustainability. The entries should demonstrate use of innovative materials, production techniques or methods that result in better quality, reduced production costs, increased production rates and volume, or reduced life cycle costs. The entry must demonstrate its application in the manufacturing of a specific, end-use composites product.

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Casey Hoffman was invited to speak to the 300 attendees at this summer's IACMI members meeting in Denver, CO on how Vistex's technology is reducing the cost of composites manufacturing.

Other speakers today included executives and decision makers from BASF, Volkswagen, The US Air Force, and the Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis!

Updated: Aug 5, 2019

Vistex CTO Jaron Kuppers observes dynamic fatigue testing of a 13-meter prototype wind turbine blade at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) outside of Boulder, Colorado. This blade is made up of a proprietary new thermoplastic material and has now completed over 1 million test cycles!