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10 composites innovations to receive an Award on next JEC Americas 2015

JEC Forums Houston 2015
22 Apr 2015
In its mission to spot and promote the most advanced Composites Innovations, JEC Group reveals the 10 winners of JEC Innovation Awards – Houston.

“This year, the JEC Americas awards program offers a varied selection of worthy projects after a careful selection. From raw materials to softwares, along with a few applicative categories: automotive, aeronautics, consumer goods, the prizes cover the whole value chain. A few trends are made particularly clear here: mass production and accelerated rates are the main goals, with as much efficiency as possible and at lesser costs.” says Mrs Frédérique Mutel, JEC Group President and CEO.

 

JEC Americas will be the stage where the Composites Industry truly demonstrates how these new materials push the limits of Innovation in every Industry. Excellence through Technology and Innovation will also be underlined during this year keynote speakers interventions, Ron Garan, Astronaut, Social Entrepreneur & Motivational Speaker and Byron Pipes, Director of Design and Simulation Technology Area from the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Purdue University.

 

The JEC Innovation Awards ceremony will highlight 11 innovators and will take place on Tuesday June 2 at 6 pm

on the JEC Americas Welcome Reception - The Grove (Houston, TX)

 

All exhibitors and journalists are welcome to attend the ceremony.

 

10 CHAMPIONS OF COMPOSITES MATERIALS RECEIVING A JEC INNOVATION AWARD

 

RAW MATERIALS – Blueshift International Materials (USA-Texas)

100 % polymer aerogel easily incorporated into composites

 

CONSUMERELECTRONICS MotorolaMobility LLC, a Lenovo Company (USA-Illinois)

Antennafriendly,toughandartisticallydesignedcasesforthemobile industry

 

BIOCOMPOSITES Composites Innovation Center Manitoba Inc. (Canada)

FibreCITY:self-sustainable,high-throughput,comprehensive,fibregradingcapability

 

PROCESS CETIM (France)

TheQuiltedStratumProcess:breakthroughapproachforhighperformancethermoplasticcomposites

 

EQUIPEMENT RUAGSpace (Switzerland)

Newinsertallowsautomaticplacementin composite sandwich panels

 

MASSPRODUCTION Bcomp (Switzerland)

Novel natural-fiber composite solution for the automotive industry

 

MRO German Aerospace Center(DLR) (Germany)

Flexiblerepair technology

 

AUTOMOTIVE Johnson Controls GmbH (Germany)

‘CAMISMA’project:new and radical multi-material concept

 

AERONAUTICS DeutschesZentrumfür Luft- und Raumfahrt (Germany)

Ultrasoundprocessmonitoringwitha network of a high number of low-cost sensors

 

SOFTWARE e-Xstream Engineering (Luxembourg)

Digimatvirtualallowables - accurate & efficient prediction of composite allowables using multi-scale progressive failure technology