20 February 2018
20 February 2018
Global Composites, a new international conference jointly hosted by NetComposites and the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, US, on 27-28 June 2018.
Global Composites 2018 will present emerging global trends, insights and information, with a focus on sustained business growth.
"The focus of the event remains to provide our industry leaders from all market segments and areas with key global insights that will impact our entire industry,” says ACMA President Tom Dobbins.
“From opportunities in different market segments, manufacturing and technical issues, and business and management issues such as workforce development, attendees will gain a wealth of knowledge from the timely topical content and programming,” he continues. “ACMA is pleased to continue its mission to provide leaders in the composite industry opportunities to gain knowledge on industry trends and access to experts for networking and learning. The partnership with NetComposites for this conference will provide thought leadership on a global level that industry executives can use to grow and improve their businesses.”
Global Composites will explore the industry from a worldwide perspective, looking at high growth areas such as the US, China, Brazil and the Middle East. The conference will examine the global supply chain with particular focus on carbon and glass fibre manufacture and resin production. It will also look at emerging technology trends from around the world and highlight global market information.
"We're really pleased to be working with the American Composites Manufacturers Association on what we are sure will be a great event that addresses real global issues and innovations," adds Gemma Smith, NetComposites' Communications Director. "We are looking forward to providing a platform for companies worldwide to network and find new business partners, and ultimately progressing the composites industry."
The revised conference programme will be announced soon.
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