Atlanta – The third annual JEC Americas Composites Show, co-located with Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas shows attracted 759 exhibiting companies and over 9,000 professional visits.
Origin of Exhibitors
Companies by business sector
Companies by user sector
Origin of visitors
46% of Composites Companies
54% of End-users
JEC Americas conferences included various topics such as: advancements in composites matrices, new reinforcements, aeronautics, automotive and mass production. With a new format including a poster display and networking breaks during the sessions, the conferences in Atlanta were a success.
JEC’s third Automotive Composites Circle took place in Atlanta. This Leadership Program featured a keynote from Luciano De Oto and Marco De Luca of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. about a new European Union-funded project for the development of cost-effective and sustainable polyethylene-based carbon fibers.
JEC’s strong support and promotion of industry innovation were on display during the JEC Americas Innovation Awards ceremony. Ten companies and their partners were recognized for their advancements in ten competitive categories spanning the entire composites value chain, from raw materials to finished products.

See the 10 companies rewarded during JEC Americas

OakRidge National Laboratory

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory displayed a carbon 3D printing live demo. It manufactured a model of car chassis in carbon.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The UAB displayed an electro spinning station which can show spinning of nano-fibers from different solutions.

"It was a wonderful event and we very much appreciated the opportunity to exhibit the UAB Materials and Manufacturing capabilities. We had an excellent networking forum."

Uday Vaidya, PhD
Professor & Associate Chair, Materials Science & Engineering
Director, Materials Processing & Applications Development (MPAD) Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Many visitors at the Atlanta event were invited to take an exclusive tour of Marietta NDT’s 95,000 ft2 design and manufacturing space for customized non-destructive testing systems in Atlanta.
The Business Meetings program, a service of prearranged meetings between Buyers and exhibitors, was at full capacity as more than 120 meetings have been organized.
Matthieu Landais, Business Development Manager – Epsilon Composites
As we try to enter the American market, it’s important to be more visible. We have now more and more success : the Show is important, writing an article in JEC Composites Magazine is important, it’s a global promotion. In JEC Americas, we got contacts and lot of information about the market.

Matt Litzler, President & CEO – Litzler
“We participated in JEC Shows for many years, and we got many contacts through the Show. The JEC Organization brought a lot of End-Users for us into the Show, and we are able to meet a tremendous amount of people, new people and old friends at this tradeshow . The JEC Shows and the whole package of the Show is a very good value because it allows us to see many customers in a very concentrated area.”

Hakan Gokce – Bally Ribbon Mills
“Coming to JEC Americas is pretty successful, you can get couples of good contacts. We can generate good business, good leads and some of them turned into good projects for us.”

Next JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences will take place in Houston, Texas (June 2-4, 2015). You can now rebook your booth and ensure your exposure on the US market.