IACMI Covid-19 Response

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in Advanced Composites

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI—The Composites Institute, is committed to accelerating the development and adoption of innovative manufacturing technologies for low-cost, energy-efficient advanced composites. Our collaborative work through public-private partnerships drives domestic production capacity, strengthens U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and elevates job creation across the U.S. composite industry.

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Fall 2020 Virtual Members Meeting Recap

Thank you to the 360+ IACMI members and state partners who registered for the Fall 2020 Virtual Members Meeting & Working Groups October 7-8, 2020. This was the first time for IACMI to conduct a “virtual” Members Meeting for its...

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Attwood Outlines Opportunities for Composite Industry Beyond COVID-19

Significant growth in wind energy and electric vehicles bodes well for the composites industry, as outlined in a presentation by Julia Attwood, Head of Advanced Materials for Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BloombergNEF). BloombergNEF is the global research arm of Bloomberg....

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Chirino Outlines Roadmap for Circular Economy in Automotive Plastics and Polymer Composites

Achieving a circular economy in automotive plastics and polymer composites represents a projected value of $4.5 trillion by the year 2030, according to a report from Jose Chirino, Chair of the American Chemistry Council Automotive Team and  Technical Director for...

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Fitzsimmons Lauds IACMI for Setting Strong Foundation, Looks to Bright Future

Alex Fitzsimmons, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency at the U.S. Department of Energy, told IACMI members Oct. 7 that the institute is going to play a critical role in the future of U.S. manufacturing and in manufacturing competitiveness in...

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Building Data Bridges between Producers & Users of Low-Cost Carbon Fiber

New Work Tackles Challenges of Producing Thermoplastic Tapes Directly from Textile-Based PAN Carbon Fiber. One of the biggest challenges the advanced composites industry faces is that there is insufficient supply of low-cost carbon fiber to meet demand in industries that...

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industry news
October 9, 2020

Solvay, Flybotix collaborate on inspection drone

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September 25, 2020

Arevo introduces high-speed AM system, closes Series B financial round

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September 24, 2020

ORNL, DOE unveil new capabilities for advanced manufacturing recycling and autonomous vehicles

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September 2, 2020

Composite Materials Increase Electric Current Capacity of Copper Wires

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The IACMI membership community is recognized as leaders in advanced composites. Being a part of this innovation network – private industry organizations, national laboratories, academic institutions, federal government offices, and state government supporters – allows opportunities for collaboration and access to resources necessary to move the needle in adopting advanced composites in a broad spectrum of markets. The IACMI community also has the tools and experiences required to build and develop workforce talent.

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