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On the 8th of December, in São Paulo, more than 300 people attended the ceremony of the Top of Mind Award of the Brazilian composites industry. Organized by the Brazilian Composite Materials Association (ABMACO), the award included twenty categories, from raw materials, equipment and manufacturing processes.
The most remembered distributor and the highlight of the composites industry in 2011 were awarded too. Destaque Business Research was responsible for the survey and counting of votes.
The event also serve as the background for the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of ABMACO. "Without a doubt, it is a date that should be celebrated by all those who helped us get here”, says Gilmar Lima, president of the association. Currently, ABMACO has slightly over 300 members, comprising the entire production chain of composites.
Here are the winners of each category:
About ABMACOEstablished in 1981, the Brazilian Composite Materials Association (ABMACO) represents the entire production chain of composites or fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP), a material that has over 40,000 applications cataloged worldwide, from water storage tanks to pipes and aircraft and rocket parts. Presided by Gilmar Lima, General Director of MVC Soluções em Plásticos, ABMACO has about 300 members and holds, together with Institute for Technological Research (IPT), the Composites Technologic Center (CETECOM), the largest of its segment in Latin America.
More information: www.abmaco.org.br