Technical Lead at the AMRC Composite Centre named as Membership Director for Composites UK

06 July 2017

Clara Frias, a technical lead for the Composite Centre of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has been named as the Membership Director of Composites UK.

Composites UK are a non-profit trade association for the composites industry in the UK, with over 300 members including the AMRC.

The association encourages continuous growth and development of the composites industry, promoting the best practice use of composites materials, so that UK industry can fully participate in the increasingly competitive world of global composite production.

Its role is to bring companies throughout the supply chain together creating partnerships and drive the industry forward, benefiting all of those involved.

Clara will serve another two-year term as a Director of Composites UK after being re-elected by Composites UK members at their Annual General Meeting.

The Board consists of 11 Directors who meet quarterly to plan the actions and direction of the work of the association.

Clara has served previously on the board of Composites UK whilst working in the composites industry in Manchester, so has strong links with national composite networks which will be useful during her term as Director to support membership activities.

Clara said: “I am delighted to have been re-elected onto the Board for Composites UK and I look forward to working for the association to assess the validity of new technologies through collaborative trade studies, identifying supply chains through national hubs and creating new opportunities for members within the composites industry.

“Being a member of Composites UK, the association supports the AMRC with networking opportunities to create research partnerships, supporting SME engagement in the composites industry and further exposing Composites UK members to the work of the AMRC.”

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