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NREL Brings Together Clean Energy Innovators at Industry Growth Forum

April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

IACMI member, Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling, received an Outstanding Venture Award at the NREL Industry Growth Forum for the development of a chemistry-based process to recycle uncured carbon fiber manufacturing scrap and expired material. Learn more about the [...]

Tom Ballard still failing to retire from business and economic development

April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: KNOXVILLE's Tom Ballard is past the age most executive types exchange their business suits and frequent flier miles for some casual volunteering and a regular tee time. But retiring does not come easily [...]

4M, now publicly held, tackles material demand with plasma

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Brittany Crocker , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee In the face of increasing demand, 4M, now a publicly traded company, is revolutionizing commercial carbon fiber manufacturing with plasma. 4M Industrial Oxidation, a Knoxville [...]

3D Printed Amphibious Prosthetic

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

IACMI partner, Composite Prototyping Center, collaborated with industry to create a 3D printed amphibious prosthetic for a retired US marine with a goal of producing prosthetics for anyone. Read more below.. Source: by Hannah Rose Mendoza [...]

Lightweight material opens possibilities for bigger sprayers

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

IACMI Member, John Deere, is employing a new material to make its sprayer booms - carbon fiber. Read more below.. Photo: John Deere 120- and 132-foot carbon fiber booms are lightweight to minimize soil compaction. Orders [...]

The manufacturing evolution of wind-turbine blades

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: April 5, 2017 Michelle Froese  Wind-turbine blade manufacturing has come a long way over the last couple decades. Just ask Derek Berry, a Senior Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in [...]

Smart Manufacturing Fuels Composite Materials Innovation

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Bryan Dods from The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation focuses on emerging tactics that bolster the supply chain—and what’s holding them back. Source: By: Patrick Gorman April 4, 2017 With the [...]

ORNL, HTS International Corporation to collaborate on manufacturing research

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: 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: 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: 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 [...]

Composite Recycling Technology Center Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With ELG Carbon Fiber

March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Collaboration on Carbon Fiber Recycling will help advance the composites industry Port Angeles, WA—March 10, 2017—The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) based in Port Angeles, WA and ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ELG) based [...]

UDRI involved in new materials research

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Dayton Daily News The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) is involved with more new materials research. The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, with UDRI, JobsOhio, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the U.S. [...]

ACMA Announces Student Design Competition and Composites Pavilion at AIA 2017 in Orlando

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Barbara Sadowy American Composites Manufacturers Association 703-682-1677 February 27, 2017, (Arlington, Va.) – The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is excited to announce its second annual COMPOSITES CHALLENGE – [...]

ACMA and Member Companies Meet with NIST to Help Composites Industry Overcome Barriers

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: ACMA February 20, 2017 (Arlington, Va.) – From February 8-9, 2017, after meeting with Members of Congress and agency leadership on Capitol Hill, participants in the American Composites Manufacturers Association's (ACMA) annual Infrastructure Fly-in [...]

IACMI in the Press

Purdue Newsroom Release Advanced Materials

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

IACMI: The Real Work Start Now

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

ORNL wins six R&D awards

November 16th, 2015|0 Comments

IACMI CEO Craig Blue talks new partnership

November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Rapidly approaching: Carbon fiber’s seminal event

November 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Knoxnews Start Up Day overview

November 8th, 2015|0 Comments

IACMI Wed CAMX recap

October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

UT engineering student at CAMX

October 30th, 2015|0 Comments

IACMI ACMA Partnership Announcement at CAMX

October 27th, 2015|0 Comments

CI and ORNL awarded CAMX Combined Strength Award

October 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Desktop Engineering coverage of the CPC agreement

October 16th, 2015|0 Comments

UT-led IACMI Featured in Breaking Energy

October 7th, 2015|0 Comments

UT-led IACMI Featured in Breaking Energy

October 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Purdue partners with a third NNMI

October 1st, 2015|0 Comments

SPE Overview, including quotes from Craig Blue

September 30th, 2015|0 Comments | Local company gains worldwide appeal

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Detroit Free Press

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Composites World

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Michigan State University

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The State of Michigan

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Crain’s Detroit Business

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Daily Detroit

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Plastics News

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Mass Transit

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The Detroit News

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Manufacturing Engineering

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PR Newswire (Syndicated to over 232 web sites)

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Jim Fulcher’s Blog

September 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Department of Commerce Speech

September 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Kentucky Auto Industry

September 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Senator Lamar Alexander visit to IACMI and MDF:

September 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Oak Ridge Today

September 2nd, 2015|0 Comments


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