01 November 2016
01 November 2016
Strongwell Corporation was recently recognised with two prestigious awards for its innovation, corporate citizenship and advocacy.
Strongwell was awarded the 'Award for Composites Excellence' (ACE) in the Most Creative Application category for its entry of 'the Silver Flow', a large trade show display Strongwell manufactured for use by Mercedes Benz USA. Presented in Anaheim, California, US, at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), ACE is a prestigious industry competition hosted by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) that recognises outstanding achievements in technology, manufacturing and product development.
Strongwell says it was also recently named Manufacturer of the Year by the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM). Presented in Abingdon, Virginia, US, at SVAM’s annual Manufacturers’ Appreciation and Awards Dinner, Strongwell was recognised for its overall achievements in manufacturing and its role as a corporate citizen and advocate for the manufacturing industry.
According to Strongwell, it is actively involved in numerous efforts to promote the advancement of manufacturing and manufacturing careers. Its participations ranges from involvement in efforts such as the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a multi-year $250 MM domestic public-private partnership to create product and employment growth in advanced composite manufacturing, to the ongoing promotion of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
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