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The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is the composites industry’s largest trade group in the world.

Composites are products that:

  • improve fuel efficiency in cars, trucks, RVs and trains
  • make underground tanks that don’t leak
  • build bridges that don’t rust
  • turn wind into electric power
  • clean emissions in coal plants
  • transport ethanol
  • protect our troops
  • enable the disabled
  • create recreational, artistic and architectural options that make life more enjoyable

The American composites industry is made up of approximately 3,000 companies. In the U.S. it employs more than a half-million people in all 50 states and generates almost $70 billion in revenues annually.

ACMA provides a forum for members of the composites industry to come together to develop shared market opportunities and deal with common challenges. It is recognized as an unmatched source of up-to-date information about the composites industry as well as the premier provider of educational resources relating to the field.

ACMA advocates for the interests of the composites community, proactively and positively affecting regulatory and legislative outcomes on a wide range of policy issues, including energy and environment, worker health/safety, trade policy and job creation. ACMA works to develop and expand markets for composite products in the U.S. and around the globe.

Your Voice. Your Resource. Your Association.

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Latest news from ACMA

Experts Attest to Congress: US Infrastructure needs Greater use of Advanced Materials

24th May 2019 0 comments

Significant challenges facing the US infrastructure due to climate change require robust research efforts and increased use of advanced technology and materials.


ACMA and EPTA Celebrate Advancement of Pultrusion Technology at the North American Pultrusion Conference

24th April 2019 0 comments

On 8-10 April 2019, over 200 composites manufacturing business leaders and experts from North America and Europe assembled in Rosemont, Illinois, US for the North American Pultrusion Conference.


ACMA and EPTA Announce the Keynote and Detailed Program for the North American Pultrusion Conference

9th January 2019 0 comments

After a sold-out success in 2017, ACMA and EPTA join forces again to host the acclaimed North American Pultrusion Conference, focused on broader application and expansion of pultrusion technology in the composites manufacturing industry.


North American Pultrusion Conference Scheduled for April 2019

13th November 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) have announced the second North American Pultrusion Conference, which will take place 8-10 April 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois.


ACMA Shows Support for IMAGINE Act

ACMA Shows Support for IMAGINE Act

16th October 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association participated in a roundtable discussion about the IMAGINE Act. Known as the Innovative Materials in American Growth and Infrastructure, Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, the new bill is designed to promote the increased use of innovative materials like fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, as well as new manufacturing methods to accelerate the deployment and extend the life of infrastructure projects.


ACMA Presses Congress to Advance Defence and Transportation Issues

ACMA Presses Congress to Advance Defence and Transportation Issues

2nd October 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) led a Transportation and Defence Fly-In, 25-26 September 2018, during which ACMA members and staff met with more than 75 congressional offices and several key decision makers from federal agencies.


US Congress Introduces Legislation to Advance Composites in Infrastructure

7th August 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has announced that both chambers of Congress have introduced new legislation that takes steps to improve the resilience of the US energy grid, surface transportation and water infrastructure through the promotion of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites and advanced materials.


ACMA and NetComposites Celebrate the Advancement of Composites Worldwide at First Global Composites Conference

ACMA and NetComposites Celebrate the Advancement of Composites Worldwide at First Global Composites Conference

31st July 2018 0 comments

On 27-28 June 2018, composites manufacturing business leaders and experts from North America and Europe assembled in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, for the inaugural Global Composites Conference. The new international composites industry event, hosted by American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites, was designed for corporate leaders in the industry with a focus on global business, trends and insights for the global composites market.


ACMA Announces Winners of Architecture Design Challenge

ACMA Announces Winners of Architecture Design Challenge

26th June 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has unveiled the winners of this year’s Composites Design Challenge, a design competition that encourages college architecture students to find innovative ways to integrate composite constructions into architectural production.


Global Composites Conference 2018 Speaker Spotlight: Shridhar Nath, Wind Blade Technology Leader, GE Global Research

Global Composites Conference 2018 Speaker Spotlight: Shridhar Nath, Wind Blade Technology Leader, GE Global Research

12th June 2018 0 comments

With just two weeks to go until the first Global Composites Conference, co-hosted by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites, Communications Manager Siobhan Longhurst caught up with speaker Shridhar Nath of GE Global Research. Shridhar will be presenting on ‘Technology Trends on Additive, Energy and Other Composite Applications.’

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