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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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Manufacturing USA Institute Leaders Call For Creation of National Manufacturing Guard

Two Online Events Scheduled to Address National Manufacturing Ecosystem IACMI members and members of other Manufacturing USA Institutes are invited to be among the first U.S. manufacturing leaders to learn about a new, bold call for the creation of a...

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Gardner Intelligence’s Michael Guckes to Present Composites Industry Economic Forecast at Fall 2020 Members Meeting

IACMI’s Fall 2020 Members Meeting, which kicks off October 7, will feature Michael Guckes, Chief Economist and Director of Analytics at Gardner Intelligence. He’ll provide insight of the current climate in the composites industry, as well as a look at...

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IACMI Supports Production of 50,000 Face Shields  for University of Tennessee Students, Faculty and Staff

 When students, faculty and staff returned to the University of Tennessee (UT) campus in Knoxville for the beginning of the fall semester in August as many as 50,000 uniquely designed protective face shields were ready for distribution to help provide...

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Two-time IACMI Intern Implementing Advanced Composites Technologies in Everyday Production

Trenton Bullman is an experienced IACMI intern who spent back-to-back summers in 2018-2019 at 4X Technologies, LLC in Knoxville, TN, working on projects involving carbon fiber and advanced composite technologies. Upon graduation in May 2019 from the University of Tennessee...

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Jessica Lavorato: Making a Scientific Contribution to the Composite Industry

Former IACMI intern and Purdue graduate student Jessica Lavorata is entering the third year of her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at Purdue University, an IACMI core partner. IACMI is proud to have prepared Jessica in developing a professional...

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industry news
September 24, 2020

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

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September 11, 2020

EconCore, Toray and Bostik collaborate on FST-qualified thermoplastic honeycomb panels

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September 2, 2020

Collaborative R&D project aims to develop nanocomposite material for interior aircraft application

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August 31, 2020

Data security in composites manufacturing

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