10 October 2017
10 October 2017
Composites UK has unveiled the shortlist for its 2017 Industry Awards, which will be presented at its annual awards dinner on 1 November at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, UK, coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show.
“We are looking forward to returning to the National Motorcycle Museum again to celebrate the achievements of the UK composites industry," states Claire Whysall, Communications Manager at Composites UK. "We had a record number of entries for each category so creating a shortlist was exceptionally difficult this year. However, there were two stand out entries which had a clear lead on the scoring in the health and safety and sustainability categories and we have the pleasure of announcing these today.”
The 2017 shortlisted entries for each award are:
The 2017 winning entries already announced are:
The Innovation Award nominees will be showcasing their work at an open forum presentation session at the Advanced Engineering Show on 1 November at 2-3 pm.
Over 250 people are expected to be in attendance at the awards dinner with bookings for tables of ten or individual seats being taken until 20 October. Composites UK members receive discounted rates.
Composites UK has named Sigmatex winner of its 2017 Environmental/Sustainability Award for its work to reduce the amount of carbon fibre waste generated in-house and successfully developing a recycled product which utilises the existing waste stream.
Chomarat has signed an agreement with Velox covering the distribution of Chomarat carbon fibre reinforcements in France, Italy and the UK, as well as the distribution of its complete range of carbon and glass reinforcements in Turkey.
Porcher Industries has completed the acquisition of the Interglas Technologies operation, including all business operations, workforce resources, assets, infrastructure and brand rights, from the Preiss Daimler Group.