Composites Industry Awards 2024

The Composites Australia Annual Industry Awards – 2024

The Composites Industry Awards 2024 serve as a platform to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements within the composites sector. Acknowledging the importance of excellence, commitment and ingenuity, these awards honour both individuals and organisations that form the sector.

Award categories invite nominations for achievement of organisations, apprentices, staff, associates, and innovative products that signify progress and achievement in the industry. Composites Australia extends an invitation to all its members to nominate deserving candidates for the 2024 awards which are now officially open.

Award categories include:

The Apprentice of the Year Award recognises an individual demonstrating advanced ability during their apprenticeship in a discipline related to composites manufacturing. The nominee will have demonstrated a commitment to their course, high-level performance, an enthusiastic attitude and will be able to articulate their future industry employment goals.

This award highlights the importance of a career in manufacturing and encourages apprentices and their workplace peers to commence and complete their training. The award further promotes industry-specific jobs to students, parents, educators, government bodies and other stakeholders. Click through to the interactive application form.

The Technician/Employee of the Year Award recognises an individual for exceptional skill and dedication in the composites manufacturing sector. Nominees should have shown outstanding commitment to their responsibilities, high-level performance, an enthusiastic attitude and be able to articulate their future goals within the industry.

This award highlights professional excellence in manufacturing and encourages all employees to strive for excellence. It also promotes industry-specific careers to students, parents, educators, government bodies, and other stakeholders. Click through to the interactive application form.

This award acknowledges and celebrates the successful transformation of academic and scientific research in composites technologies into viable commercial outcomes. It recognises the significant contributions stemming from collaborations between academia and industry partners. These collaborations are instrumental in developing and transforming theoretical research into commercially implemented manufacturing outcomes, thereby contributing substantially to the growth and evolution of the composites sector.

This award aims to encourage ongoing collaboration between formal research, development and innovation and industry, fostering commercial outcomes and industrial step-change in composites. Click through to the interactive application form.

The 2024 Leadership/Lifetime Achievement Award honours an individual whose substantial and enduring leadership and achievements have profoundly and lastingly influenced the composites manufacturing industry.

This award recognises those who have made a transformative contribution to the field of composites manufacturing that has shaped the industry’s trajectory and future. Eligible contributions span a range of achievements, such as the effective management or stewardship of a company or institution within the industry, active participation in legislative or regulatory initiatives that have markedly influenced the industry and/or the creation of science/research or innovative processes or products with enduring significance. Click through to the interactive application form.

The 2024 Innovation Award recognises transformative, visionary or inventive achievements in Australian made composites through manufacturing processes, materials or design that enhance productivity and quality, redefine performance metrics, industrial outcomes and/or material science. It focuses on recognising complex composite part engineering and manufacturing, inventive solutions that drive efficiency, elevate standards, and set new benchmarks in operational excellence.  Click through to the interactive application form.

The awards will be presented at the Composites Australia conference dinner – on 1st May.
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Further information on the awards can be requested at awards@compositesaustralia.com.au