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Innovative Raw Materials on Display at RVIA’s National RV Trade Show

One of the innovative new additions to this year’s RVIA National RV Trade Show is the Material ConneXion Zone. With over 8,000 different materials in the company’s library and database, this exhibit makes it one of the best ways for designers to see and learn about innovations in materials, design and structure.

The Material ConneXion Zone will fill 200 square feet of space and will house roughly 40-50 materials for review.  Two knowledgeable experts will be on hand to assist manufacturers, provide more information and answer questions. Materials will be displayed by chemical make-up rather than by the intended use so the materials on display will be a selection of polymers, cements, carbon-based, ceramics, processes, metals, glasses and naturals.

“It is very exciting to offer this new feature at the show,” said Scott Graham, RVIA’s national show director. “I encourage manufacturers to bring their designers to Louisville so they can look at the serious innovation that is going on in the manufacturing world.  This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see these materials and to touch and learn how these can be used in your products. That, coupled with the fact that every major manufacturer in the business will be there doing the same thing. Share best practices, stay competitive and join us!”

"We are thrilled to introduce the unique, innovative and sustainable world of Material ConneXion to National RV Trade Show attendees. We look forward to welcoming manufacturers and suppliers into our space and sharing with them our knowledge of these materials," said Michael LaGreca, vice president, Library Access.

Material ConneXion is a global materials and innovation consultancy that helps clients create the products and services of tomorrow through smart materials and design thinking. Material ConneXion is the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies, as well as forward-thinking agencies and government entities seeking a creative, competitive or sustainable edge. With locations in Bangkok, Bilbao, Deagu, Milan, New York and other major markets, Material ConneXion’s international network of specialists provides a global, cross-industry perspective on materials, design, new product development, sustainability and innovation. Material ConneXion maintains the world’s largest subscription-based materials library with thousands of innovative materials and processes – an indispensable asset to a wide audience of users.

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