CAMX 2016 (Composites and Advanced Materials Expo), produced by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA, Arlington, Virginia) and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) concluded on Sept. 29 in Anaheim, Calif. The largest composites event in North America, which saw a 10% increase in attendance, united 7,987 people from the composites and advanced materials communities from 53 countries and every state in the United States. More than 1,000 new attendees made CAMX 2016 their first CAMX.
The exhibit floor space featured 544 exhibiting companies and 302,000-ft2 of exhibit space. For three days, thousands explored the hall with innovations impacting a wide range of markets, including automotive, 3-D printing and recycling.
In addition to the expo, the robust conference programming offered 254 sessions on topics covering every subject in the industry, with 313 expert speakers and 13 concurrent tracks of topics to choose from. This year's event also featured new conference programs and features, including CAMX Live!, a general session panel of esteemed industry experts who shared insights on how composites are changing the world.
TOPWEAVING can look back over three highly successful exhibition days at CAMX in Anaheim. We would like to thank all customers, partners, trade visitors and guests for the interesting discussions and excellent contacts at CAMX 2016.