12 November 2010
12 November 2010
The award ceremony of the first Brazilian Top of Mind in the Composites Industry took place yesterday, in So Paulo, during the International Meeting organized by the Brazilian Composite Materials Association (ABMACO).
The winners were: Reichhold Composites Market category; MVC Civil Construction category; Marcopolo Transportation category; Barracuda Marine category and Edra do Brasil Infrastructure category.
Erika Bernardino, marketing manager of ABMACO, explained that the winners were chosen through an electronic and spontaneous voting. The entire process was controlled by an independent company, Destaque Business Research, which guaranteed the fairness of the award, she said. In total, 123 votes were counted, and each voter could choose up to three companies per category.
The second and third places, respectively, were: MVC and Owens Corning (Composites Market), Fortlev and Poloplast (Civil Construction), MVC and Tecnofibras (Transportation), Fibrafort and Schaefer Yatches (Marine) and MVC and Tigre (Infrastructure).
Scigrip has expanded its agreement with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to include France and the French territories in Northern Africa, with immediate effect.
Following its strategy to address composites end-use industries specifically, JEC Group is organising The Future of Composites in Transportation, a two-day event taking place on 27-28 June in Chicago.
Dilutec has launched the Colorgel FR LE gel-coat, which complies with the UL 94 (V-0) plastics flammability standard and is characterised by the low emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).