ACMA Composites Technology Day – Volkswagen Group – January-April 2021:
ACMA’s Composites Technology Day Series with VW Group is an extensive, 12-week program that gives ACMA members the opportunity to present their solutions to the engineers and decision makers across all 12 VW Group brands through 60-minute private, webinar style presentations. Additionally, ACMA members participating in this event will have the option to upload their content (contact information, hyperlink to company website, presentation content, etc.) to a webpage that VW Group has created on their intranet portal specifically for this event. There are limited presentation spots remaining. If you are interested in registering, please contact Ashley Howe.
North American Pultrusion Conference – Virtual – April 13-15, 2021:
The Pultrusion Conference, in partnership with the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA), brings together 200+ industry leaders, customers, OEMs, and suppliers from around the world for an unparalleled, three-day virtual education and networking event. Back by popular demand after sold-out events in 2017 and 2019, this must-attend conference will be presented virtually in 2021 for the first-time. Now more industry professionals from around the world can join the virtual experience. If you are interested in registering, please visit the event website here.
Composites Industrial Revolution Conference – Virtual – May 4-6, 2021:
The demand for composite materials has grown exponentially over the past decade, and the trend is expected to continue in the decades to come. In order to meet the expected demand, composites manufacturers will need to be innovative, adapt to new technology, and implement new processes and systems to be competitive and grow their business and the composites market as a whole. Recent trends in composites demonstrate the need for advanced manufacturing technology for automation, inspection, and digital thread development across a variety of markets including automotive, trucking, wind, industrial, and aerospace. In response to these evolving customer requirements, ACMA in partnership with the National Institute of Aviation Research (NIAR) and Spirit AeroSystems, will host a conference dedicated to the case studies and technology that are making the “Factory of the Future” a reality. During this two-day specialty conference, attendees will hear from expert keynote speakers in government, federal agencies and laboratories, automotive, aerospace, and wind markets. If interested in attending, please go to the event website here.
International Composites Supply Chain Virtual Summit – June 15, 2021:
The International Composites Supply Chain Virtual Summit is an industry event focused on opportunities to revolutionize the composites and advanced materials supply chain to increase the use of advanced materials in products and manufacturing across a broad range of market segments – including marine, automotive, aerospace, infrastructure, sports and recreation, architecture, and more! If interested, please register here.
Construction / Infrastructure Composites Technology Day – June 21-24, 2021:
ACMA and leaders from the composites industry are working to develop a virtual program that will invite end-users and engineers to explore new opportunities and solutions in the construction and infrastructure markets as part of this first-of-its-kind ACMA event. More specifically, the ACMA Construction & Infrastructure Composites Technology Day will inform and educate end-users on FRP composites technology, the standards and specifications available, and highlight projects to showcase the industry’s products and services to repair and upgrade infrastructure. If you would like to learn more, please contact our Composites Growth Initiative team.