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Composites Manufacturing Awards

Composites Manufacturing Awards

AeroDef Manufacturing Poster Challenge
The AeroDef Manufacturing Poster Challenge is designed to foster interest and provide the aerospace and defense manufacturing engineering community with new perspectives and innovative ideas. The poster competition creates a forum for AeroDef attendees to share ideas with peers, gain visibility as a subject-matter expert and establish relationships within the industry. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2018

Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Awards
The Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Awards acknowledge the valuable roles that both large and small manufacturers play within the composites industry. Each award showcases the companies that have excelled in manufacturing products made from advanced composite materials. Award-winning companies must demonstrate a dedication and ongoing contribution to further advance the design and development of technology used in the manufacturing of advanced composites. Nominations Due: Jan. 16, 2018

Jud Hall Composites Manufacturing Award
The J.H. "Jud" Hall Composites Manufacturing Award honors the late Judge H. Hall (1931-85) for his contributions to the development of composites technology. This award celebrates innovation in solving issues related to production and applications development, and acknowledges significant contributions that reduce costs and waste streams, and improves quality and efficiency. Nominations Due: Jan. 16, 2018