ACMA North American Pultrusion Conference to Focus on Advancing Structural Design Using Pultrusion Technology

Composites One is a Premier Level Sponsor at the upcoming American Composites Manufacturers Association’s (ACMA) North American Pultrusion Conference, happening May 16-18, 2023, in Downtown Chicago. The conference is a collaboration between ACMA, the European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA), and World Pultrusion Conference (WPC) for the conference.

The ACMA North American Pultrusion Conference will bring together global industry professionals, including customers, OEMs, and suppliers, to explore the role and capabilities of pultrusion technology in advancing structural design. The conference sessions and onsite exhibit hall will feature the latest standards, products and solutions, technology and trends, and innovation in pultrusion technology.

The role of pultrusion across industry segments

Pultrusion is a continuous and highly automated process that is cost-effective in high-volume production runs of constant cross-section parts. New applications and technology for pultrusion are evolving for use across many market segments. Pultrusion is an established composites manufacturing technologies and remains a sustainable process for composites products in the Construction, Infrastructure, Industrial, Energy, Aerospace, and Automotive markets.

Across market segments, and specifically in infrastructure and structural design, the composites manufacturing process of pultrusion is currently used to manufacture cellphone towers, linear rods, I-beams, channels, angles, beams, bars, tubing, and sheets, among many other products and applications.

At the ACMA North American Pultrusion Conference, experts will explore many varied topics related to pultrusion composites manufacturing techniques, including:

  • Connections and joining
  • Design techniques and simulation
  • Durability
  • Equipment design and tooling
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Manufacturing
  • Market applications and case histories
  • Materials
  • Research and development
  • Standards development
  • Sustainability

As with all composites manufacturing processes, Composites One has a team of dedicated pultrusion experts who can help guide manufacturers from product selection to process and technology implementation.

Learn more about the benefits of pultrusion.