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Top of Mind of the Brazilian composites industry gathered 300 people in São Paulo

News International-French

15 Dec 2011

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:


Category Winner
Mold Release Redelease
Peroxides Polinox
Additives BYK Additives & Instruments
Gelcoat CCP Composites
Adhesives LORD
Equipments Fibermaq
Manufacturers of Molds AJB Souza
Manual Process
(Hand lay-up and Spray-up)
Continuous Lamination Process MVC
RTM Process MVC
Filament Winding Process Edra do Brasil
Pultrusion Process Cogumelo
Infusion Process Tecsis
Process of hot compression
or injection with BMC
BMC do Brasil
Process of hot compression with SMC Tecnofibras
Molding Compound FB Mix
Distributors VI Fiberglass
Fiberglass (Reinforcements) Owens Corning
Unsaturated Polyester Resin Reichhold
Composites Industry MVC













Established 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.


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