ACCE: Parts Competition at 2012 Show
The organizing committee for the SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) will hold its first parts competition at this year’s show, September 11-13, 2012 at the MSU Management Education Center. One innovative composites application submitted by sponsors/exhibitors or automakers will be selected by the committee and invited judges from entries and announced on the last day of the show during closing ceremonies, with a follow-up announcement describing the application and why it was selected to be released after the event.
Materials suppliers, molders, or OEMs in any geography may nominate as long as the OEM gives permission. Parts may be on passenger cars or light trucks, original equipment or aftermarket, as long as they are already in commercial (series) production or will be in production by November 1, 2012.
To nominate a part, companies are requested to download a nomination instruction form from http://speautomotive.com/comp.htm. Preliminary descriptions and photos about the application’s innovations are due August 15 and should be eMailed to ACCEpapers@speautomotive.com. Physical parts must be brought to and displayed at the SPE ACCE for final review by judges during a formal walk-through at a date and time to be announced.
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