Recycled PET Home Shows Its Strength

There are only a handful of companies around the world turning the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) found in food and drink packaging into a foam. The balance of cost-effectiveness with strength,...

GFRP Stands Up to Gorilla Strength

The gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo needed more room to roam. Two gorillas joined the resident male in 2017, and another was welcomed last year. So the zoo modified its gorilla habitat to support the...

Architect Is Drawn to Composites

Among the 1,695 new attendees at CAMX 2018 in Dallas last fall was Quang Truong, an architect who is fascinated by composite materials. Truong studied both art and engineering at Dartmouth College as an...

Tomorrow’s Architects Take on Composites

Lightweight, strong, malleable, exciting. These were some of the words that architectural students used to describe composites after competing in ACMA’s third annual Composites Design Challenge at the 2018...

ACMA Announces Membership Award Winners

Every year, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) celebrates its exceptional members with the ACMA Membership and Awards. These prestigious awards honor the work of individuals that have...