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Composites Manufacturing awards at AeroDef

Submission Deadline: January 16, 2018


The Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Awards acknowledge the valuable roles that both large and small manufacturers play within the industry. The awards are presented annually to one large company and one small company that have demonstrated “excellence in the field of advanced composites manufacturing.” This is an international award, and the competition is open and unrestricted to all companies that manufacture products from advanced composite materials. These annual awards recognize those companies that have demonstrated dedication and ongoing contribution to further advance the design and development of technology used in the manufacturing of advanced composites.

2017 Winner

  • Small Company: Radius Engineering Inc.


The J.H. “Jud” Hall Composites Manufacturing Award honors the late Judge H. Hall (1931-85) for his dedication to making the former Composites Manufacturing Association of SME (CMA/SME), an established group within the composites manufacturing industry, and for his contributions to the development of composites technology. Hall was issued U.S. Patent 3962394 – “Method for molding fiber reinforced composite tube” in June 1976. Previously, he was a member of the technical staff, TRW Inc., Redondo Beach, California, and chair of the former CMA/SME. The award is presented annually to an individual who has contributed to the composites manufacturing or tooling technology through leadership, technical developments, patents or educational activities.

2017 Winner 

  • Dimitrije Milovich, President and CEO, Radius Engineering Inc.

Help us celebrate the outstanding achievements in composites manufacturing – submit your nomination today!

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