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  • Technical Fibre Products joins IACMI

    Technical Fibre Products joins IACMI

    Source: CompositesWorld.com Technical Fibre Products Inc. (TFP, Schenectady, NY) is now a member of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI, Knoxville, Tenn.). TFP has more than 30 years of experience in designing and manufacturing technical nonwoven materials for advanced composites [...]

  • Advanced Composite Materials And Manufacturing In Vehicles, Wind And Compressed Gas Storage

    Advanced Composite Materials And Manufacturing In Vehicles, Wind And Compressed Gas Storage

    Source: TextileWorld.com Improved advanced composites manufacturing technologies developed by IACMI aid the integration of innovative practices and methods in manufacturing. Dr. Uday Vaidya Figure 1. IACMI core technology areas tie to cross-cutting areas and institute metrics Transitioning [...]

  • Cars, connections and composites lead Michigan’s future

    Cars, connections and composites lead Michigan’s future

    Photo: General Motors is one automaker that's already testing some autonomous vehicle brands in Michigan. COURTESY / GENERAL MOTORS Source: WKAR News The automotive industry has been and remains one of the main anchors of business in Michigan.  WKAR's Jim Peck [...]

  • Built2Last Training Workshop focuses on composites durability

    Built2Last Training Workshop focuses on composites durability

    Over 150 composites professionals, technicians and students attended the Built2Last Composites Durability Workshop February 23-24 in Nashville, Tennessee held in partnership with Composites One, MVP and the Closed Mold Alliance. The two-day workshop drew a national audience, including new IACMI [...]

  • IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project to Optimize Resins and Sizings for Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites

    IACMI-The Composites Institute Announces Project to Optimize Resins and Sizings for Vinyl Ester / Carbon Fiber Composites

    Knoxville, TN, March 9, 2017… The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with Ashland, Zoltek, Michelman, University of Dayton Research Institute [...]

  • IACMI State of Tennessee Annual Report

    IACMI State of Tennessee Annual Report

    The Composites Institute (IACMI), managed by Collaborative Composite Solutions Corporation (CCS) recently released its 2016 Tennessee report outlining accomplishments and overall investment in local communities. The Institute, which is headquartered in Knoxville and spans across six core investor states including [...]

ORNL, HTS International Corporation to collaborate on manufacturing research

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: ornl.gov Photo: Oak Ridge National Laboratory and HTS International are exploring collaborations in advanced manufacturing research such as conformal cooling. These specially placed coolant lines allow parts to cool faster, which increases productivity for molding [...]

ORAU welcomes four new directors to its board

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: pressreleasepoint.com Election results announced during recently held 72nd annual meeting of ORAU's Council of Sponsoring Institutions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2017 OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—ORAU recently announced the election of four new members to [...]

ACMA Board Member Kimberly Howard Honored with Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

March 20, 2017, (Arlington, Va.) – Kimberly Howard, the Vice President and General Manager of Glass Reinforcements for the Americas at Owens Corning and current Vice Chairman of the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)'s Board [...]

Arkema presents its new generation of composites for the wind-power industry

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: WindPowerEngineering.com March 14, 2017 Michelle Froese   Over one million tons of composites are used every year to manufacture wind-turbine blades. However, these blades made of thermoset composites (epoxy or polyester) are not easy [...]