2019 State of the Industry Report

A snapshot of key materials and markets in the global composites industry. Although composites battle with traditional materials like steel and aluminum for market share, they are gaining traction worldwide....

A Look at RIM Overmolding

Until recently, manufacturers of plastic and FRP parts had limited choices for Class A in-mold coating solutions and, as a result, had to rely heavily on post-mold, liquid-applied coatings. In the case of...

Trends in Reinforced Thermoplastics

As thermoplastic composite materials and processes continue to evolve, their use is expanding into new industries and applications. For years, reinforced thermoplastics have been used in the automotive...

Your Change Agent – ACMA Advocacy in 2019

For four decades, ACMA has been the voice, advocate and protector for the composites industry. In those 40 years there have been times of great political tension, and we certainly find ourselves in that...