10 WINNERS CELEBRATED AT THE NEXT JEC INNOVATIONS AWARDS DURING JEC AMERICAS 2016
Georgia World Congress Center, ATLANTA– MAY 3-5, 2016
In its mission to find and promote the most advanced Composites Innovations in the globe, JEC Group reveals the 10 winners of JEC Innovation Awards – Atlanta 2016.
ATLANTA, March 24, 2016 – JEC Group, the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to the composites industry, has announced the ten winners of its prestigious 2016 JEC Americas Innovation Awards program. The ceremony will take place during the 5th anuual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
“The American market has traditionally been pioneer in the composites industry both in terms of manufacturing and innovation. The US is a strategic geography for the global composites market as it represents around a third of its value” said Mrs. Frédérique Mutel, President and CEO of JEC Group. “The JEC Innovation Awards Program reflects these observations that are also crossmatched by the variety of applications we received from America, Asia, Europe and even Oceania” Nicolas Baudry, JEC Americas Director adds..
For this year’s award’s program, winners in categories such Design, Testing, Biocomposites, Aeronautics, Transportation, Automotive, E-Mobility, Process and Sports & Leisure will be celebrated.
10 CHAMPIONS OF COMPOSITES MATERIALS RECEIVING A JEC INNOVATION AWARD
DESIGN– FlexSys Inc. (USA)
Compliant morphing technology and software for product designers of the future
TESTING – CETIM (France)
“Continuous Peel Test Equipment”: optimizing the tape winding process of thermoplastic composites
BIOCOMPOSITES – Genome Prairie (Canada)
Next-generation biocomposite materials: How the science of genomics can revolutionize the automotive sector
AERONAUTICS – ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (The Netherlands)
Green PPS leading edge cover made from recycled thermoplastic composite materials
TRANSPORTATION – Omni Tanker Pty Ltd. (Australia)
Composite tanks combining lightweight properties with very high chemical resistance
AUTOMOTIVE – Polycon Industries, a division of Magna Exteriors Corp. (Canada)
Molding process making use of two sided steel compression
PROCESS – Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) (Germany)
Manufacturing and processing of tailored thermoplastic composite blanks
E-MOBILITY – Institute of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology, TU Dresden (Germany)
Innovative design for thermoplastic support frame structures: Implementation of function-integrative hollow structures
SPORTS & LEISURE – Cross Composite AG (Switzerland) & C8 Sports (Switzerland)
Automated production system for 3D complex, fully recyclable bicycle components