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).
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
Innovators and industry pioneers will gather to discuss the latest applications of graphene nanotubes at the Nanoaugmented Materials Industry Summit (NAUM) 2018 in Shanghai, China, on 31 October. Visitors will also be able to see an on-site demonstration of the production of nanoaugmented products with real industrial equipment.
Australian organisations Austrak, Laing O’Rourke and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have joined forces to develop polymer composite solutions for bridge transoms in a $10 million project titled Polymer Composite Transoms for Rail Bridge Deck Replacement (CompTrans).