On Wednesday 2 June Ebusco-Pondus won the JEC Composites Innovation Award in the category: Automotive & Road Transportation Structural, with the Ebusco 3.0 series urban and district buses. The Innovation Awards are a recognition by the worldwide composites industry of the most innovative composites application. In the past 25 years renowned international companies have received this award for their innovative use of composites. Ebusco is hugely proud to be included on this list.
Innovation is an essential part of this industry. It determines the future of automotive and road transport. Which is why the JEC Composites Innovation Awards are more than just a presentation of awards. They are intended to inspire all participants and the whole sector and to turn the spotlight onto the outstanding work of the winners. Together with EDAG Engineering (FiberEUse project) and Ford Motor Company (Chassis project), Ebusco was in the final, and was eventually declared the winner by the international jury.
Edwin van Herpt, Director of Composites for Ebusco-Pondus: “We are very honoured to have been presented with this award. It is a recognition by the worldwide composites industry for Ebusco’s accomplishment for applying composite for the full body work, marking an important step forward in the transition to sustainable, emission-free and affordable public transport.”