01 September 2015
01 September 2015
JEC Group has revealed the results of the JEC Asia Innovation Awards competition that highlights innovative companies and processes among all stakeholders.
This year, during the 8th annual JEC Asia - Composites Show and Conferences, 20-22 October 2015, 12 companies and their partners will receive an award for their composites innovations in a ceremony. Also, a Life Achievement Award and a Student Award are to be delivered. The winners were selected from the following categories: Raw Materials, Equipment, Thermoset Process, Thermoplastic Process, Quality Control, Mining, Aeronautics: Future of MRO, Transportation, Automotive, Railway, Recycling and 3D Printing.
According to JEC, a total of 10 nationalities are represented, amongst which, China, the Country of Honour for JEC Asia 2015, will be awarded 3 trophies including a Life Achievement Award.
In addition, one Student Award will support tomorrow’s Composites Innovator as it will put forward a student final paper on the Composites field.
“Asia already counts for nearly 50% of the world production. Asian countries are benefiting from economic growth, increase in per capita income and technological development. Winners of these Awards participate in the progress of the community and are pioneers in tomorrow’s composites usage,” said Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President and CEO.
JEC says the jury of composites experts has selected the best composite developments, based on their technical interest, market potential, partnerships, financial & environmental impact and originality.
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