For 2014, the most recent full-year figures available from the  Recording Industry Association of America (Washington, DC). , music labels shipped 13.2 million vinyl LPs and EPs, up 41% compared with 2013. Vinyl’s 14% market share in 2014 marked the first year since 1987 that records represented a double-digit percentage of the market for physical music, the association says. 

And the winners of the excellence in composites innovation awards are . . .

The 2019 JEC Innovation Awards celebrated a zero-defect manufacturing process for large parts, self-reinforcing PLA-based composites and bendable reinforcements for concrete, among other technologies. All eleven winners are featured in this slide show.


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