KNOXVILLE, TENN. (October 14, 2016) The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation—Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has solidified its role as a charter member of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). The 100+ member consortium is funded by over $250 million in investment, including a $70 million grant by the […]
Photo: (top to bottom, left to right) Bob Norris, ORNL; Uday Vaidya, IACMI; James Bracket, University of Tennessee; Samuel Williams, Winona State University; Craig Blue, IACMI; Christopher Hershey, Michigan State University; Shailesh Pandurang Alwekar, University of Tennessee; Hugh MacDowell, Michigan State University; David McConnell, University of Tennessee; Soydan Ozcan, ORNL; Kevin Schuett, Michigan State University; Vikas […]
IACMI-The Composites Institute CEO Craig Blue spoke with national commerce and manufacturing leaders this week during an innovation and partnership event attended by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Economic Development, Matt Erskine.
Led by The University of Tennessee’s East Tennessee Area IMCP Initiative, DRIVE!, the one day event included business, education, government and research participants. Craig Blue […]
Gardner Business Media Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) reports that it has reached agreement naming CompositesWorld as Preferred Media Partner of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI; Knoxville, Tennessee), a public-private consortium operated by Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.
“CompositesWorld is recognized as the leading media source in the composites industry. Our partnership with CompositesWorld will help […]
Two members of IACMI’s Board of Directors, Dr. Taylor Eighmy and Dr. Stacey Patterson, participated in the ceremonial event.
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., to relocate firm to research park
Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus announced that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) will be the first private tenant at the […]
IACMI partner, Local Motors, unveils Olli, a self-driving electric vehicle during its Maryland facility opening this week.
Hundreds gathered for the event, including U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Bruce Andrews. During his speech, he lauded Local Motors’ innovation, IACMI CEO Craig Blue and The Composites Institute (IACMI).
“I am pleased to see Dr. Craig Blue, Chief Executive Officer […]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which has done intensive research into carbon fiber, has developed a surface preparation method to improve joining the composites with aluminum. The ramifications are potentially far-reaching for high-volume industrial applications.
ORNL came into the national spotlight when it helped make possible Local Motors’ first 3D-printed car. More recently, […]
Election Results for IACMI’s Advisory Boards
Elections for the SME, OEM and Premium Board of Directors and Technical Advisory Board seats have concluded.
The results are as follows:
Tom Drye (TechmerES) has been elected to represent small and medium enterprises on the Board of Directors.
Peter Hedger Jr. (MVP) has been elected to represent small and medium enterprises on the […]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, an IACMI partner, Announces Licensing Opportunity for Low-Cost Carbon Fiber TechnologyRobin Pate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a partner of IACMI-The Composites Institute, announces licensing opportunity to produce low-cost carbon fiber technology. The new method, developed at DOE’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at ORNL, is up to 50% more cost effective than traditional methods. Partners selected to commercialize this process will have access to […]