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Winners of the Brazilian Top of Mind of composites industry

News International-French

3 Dec 2013

About 200 people participated on 28th November, in São Paulo, of the awards ceremony of the Brazilian Top of Mind of Composites Industry.

Sponsored by the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) and audited by Destaque Business Research, the Top of Mind is the main prize of the Brazilian composites sector.

With 21 categories and more than 7,000 votes, this year’s edition features the performance of a second round, in which the three most voted companies underwent a new market assessment, in addition to including the category “Innovation”.  

Check out the winners:

  •     Polyster resin: Reichhold
  •     Epoxy resin: Dow
  •     Fiberglass (Reinforcements): Owens Corning
  •     Adhesives: LORD
  •     Peroxides: AkzoNobel
  •     Gelcoat: Reichhold
  •     Molding Compound: BMC do Brasil
  •     Mold release: Redelease
  •     Additives: BYK
  •     Manual Process (hand lay-up and spray-up): Marcopolo
  •     RTM: Marcopolo
  •     Process of hot compression with SMC: Tecnofibras
  •     Process of hot compression with BMC: BMC do Brasil
  •     Pultrusion: MVC/Stabilit
  •     Infusion: MVC
  •     Filament Winding: Edra
  •     Continuous Lamination: MVC
  •     Molds Manufacturers: DMG Indústria de Moldes
  •     Distributor: Redelease and VI Fiberglass (draw)
  •     Innovation: MVC
  •     Composites Industry: MVC

Category "Equipment"
As a way to pay tribute to Mr. José Batista de Andrade, director of Fibermaq, who passed away in July, this year’s edition not featured the category “Equipment”. Fibermaq was elected Top of Mind in this category in 2011 and 2012.