08 August 2017
08 August 2017
CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo has announced the finalists for the fourth annual CAMX Award, which recognises two cutting-edge innovations that will significantly impact composites and advanced materials.
The award is divided into two categories – Combined Strength and Unsurpassed Innovation. The Combined Strength Award acknowledges a product that incorporates advanced materials that solves a problem through teamwork and collaboration, and the Unsurpassed Innovation Award celebrates a product with a design that incorporates low cost materials for high-volume applications that can change the outlook of a particular market.
The winning entries will be announced and presented during the General Session at CAMX on 12 September at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida, US. This year's finalists will also be on display in the CAMX Exhibit Hall.
The finalists are:
Combined Strength Award:
Unsurpassed Innovation Award:
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