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Brazilian composites sector elects the 2015 Top of Mind companies

News International-French

10 Nov 2015

Approximately 200 people participated in the award ceremony of the Brazilian Composites Industry Top of Mind, at Transamérica Expo Center, in São Paulo (SP).

The honoree of the night was Frédérique Mutel, president and CEO of JEC Group, the largest global company specialized in the dissemination of information on composites. “She is one of the most important figures in the global development of our market,” said Gilmar Lima, president of the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO).

Promoted by ALMACO since 2010, the Top of Mind is the main award in the Brazilian composites industry. As usual, the survey that nominated the winners was conducted by an independent company, Destaque Business Research.

See below the winners by category:

  • Polyester Resin: Ashland
  • Epoxy Resin: Dow
  • Vinyl Ester Resin: Ashland
  • Fiberglass: Owens Corning
  • Adhesive: Lord
  • Peroxide: Polinox
  • Carbon Fiber: Texiglass
  • Gelcoat: Morquímica
  • Molding compound: BMC do Brasil
  • Release Agent: Redelease
  • Additive: BYK
  • Manual Process (hand lay-up / spray-up): Marcopolo
  • RTM: MVC
  • SMC: Tecnofibras
  • BMC: BMC do Brasil 
  • Pultrusion: MVC/Stabilit
  • Infusion: MVC
  • Filament Winding: Petrofisa
  • Continuous Lamination: MVC
  • Molds Manufacturers: AJB Souza
  • Innovation: MVC
  • Equipment: Fibermaq
  • Distributor: Redelease
  • Composites Industry: MVC