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Keynote Speaker to Address Economic Forecast for Composites at ACMA’s CCI Conference

April 4, 2011 (Arlington, Va.) - Is having the right product, consistently good quality and competitive prices enough to thrive in today's economy?  What will happen when oil prices rise? What will be the key economic factors that drive competition in the future?

Find out at the Construction, Corrosion & Infrastructure (CCI) Conference: Designing for the Future with Composites, May 9-11, 2011, at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, presented by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA).

Matt Lieser, specification and market intelligence leader at OCV Reinforcement, will offer his expertise to bring the economic outlook into focus as keynote speaker at this important industry event.

Understanding the dynamics of the national and international economy as it impacts the construction, corrosion and infrastructure sectors in North America is vital to positioning your company for success. Highlights of the keynote address will include:

  • Trends driven by the current economic outlook that will impact your business
  • The North American outlook in relation to the global economy
  • Key indicators of economic growth
  • Economic and corrosion industry statistics that will affect the future of the industry
  • Facts about the value of construction, corrosion and infrastructure projects in North America, including coal burning and mineral processing

Join composites industry manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, end-users and engineers at CCI to explore how to grow your business by using composite materials in construction, corrosion and infrastructure product designs and repair. Get the tools and information you need to make practical decisions and gain the competitive edge to advance your business”whether it’s in tanks, bridges, pipes, poles, mineral processing, materials or other construction, corrosion or infrastructure related markets.

For more information about the CCI Conference: Designing for the Future with Composites or to register and make hotel reservations, visit

Representing over 3,000 companies, the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is the world's largest trade group representing the composites industry. ACMA publishes a quarterly magazine, Composites Manufacturing; offers a universal, comprehensive training program for fabricators - Certified Composites Technician - and provides strong, proactive leadership in technical, government and regulatory affairs. In addition, ACMA hosts COMPOSITES, the largest composites tradeshow in North America with supplier and manufacturer representatives from all market segments. For membership information, call 703-525-0511, or email: Visit ACMA's website at

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