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Chile to Host Foundation of ALMACO

05 October 2011

The ceremony for the foundation of the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) will take place on September 30, in Santiago (Chile).

According to ALMACO, in addition to increasing the representation of the composites market, they will be responsible for planning the activities to promote the demand growth. "Among the main actions of the new entity, there will be the creation of a schedule with courses and events to promote the composites throughout Latin America. We also intend to fully map the sector, which will allow several business opportunities. And, in relation to the rest of the world, we will have a much stronger association to fight for our interests", said Gilmar Lima, President of ALMACO, who holds the same position at the Brazilian Composite Materials Association (ABMACO).

The ALMACO International Seminar will take place as a background to the creation of the entity. Gathered in Santiago, Brazilian and Chilean experts will introduce the latest developments in raw materials and manufacturing processes of composites. There will also be lectures by representatives of Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (CORFO) and Sociedad de Fomento Fabril de Chile (SOFOFA). After the closure of the lectures, ALMACO will officially launch the book Compósitos - Materiales, Procesos, Desempeño y Aplicaciones, a Spanish version of Compósitos 1, edited by ABMACO in 2008.





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