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September 2019

MVP Reimagines Additive Manufacturing with Reactive Polymer Systems

2019-09-25T07:51:36-08:00

September 18, 2019 | Source: KnoxNews

Magnum Venus Products President and CEO Bob Vanderhoff describes the new Reactive Additive Manufacturing 3D printer Sept. 17, 2019.In partnership with Polynt and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), IACMI-Member Magnum Venus Products (MVP) revealed the first large-scale reactive polymer additive manufacturing […]

MVP Reimagines Additive Manufacturing with Reactive Polymer Systems2019-09-25T07:51:36-08:00

August 2019

IACMI SMC Workshop: From What to Why

2019-08-30T06:27:59-08:00

August 27, 2019 | Source: CompositesWorld

This August 21 and 22, IACMI – The Composites Institute hosted more than 15 students interested in Sheet-Moulding Compound (SMC) processes and applications at the IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF), managed by Michigan State University. Led by SMC expert Jim Plaunt and industry expert Dan Houston, the […]

IACMI SMC Workshop: From What to Why2019-08-30T06:27:59-08:00

IACMI Intern, Trenton Bullman, prepared for career launch

2019-08-27T06:04:45-08:00

August 26, 2019

Trenton Bullman IACMI Intern GE Composites4M Carbon Fiber and IACMI sponsored intern, Trenton Bullman, participated in his second internship continuing the advancement of 4M and 4XTechnology projects in summer of 2019. Upon graduation in May, the aerospace engineer began his career as […]

IACMI Intern, Trenton Bullman, prepared for career launch2019-08-27T06:04:45-08:00

Robert C. Byrd Institute launches Composite Technician Apprenticeship program

2019-08-26T10:34:04-08:00

August 23, 2019 | Source: CompositesWorld

IACMI – The Composites Institute, in partnership with Apprenticeship Works and the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), are working to close the advanced manufacturing skills gap to develop the workforce of tomorrow. Manufacturers now may participate in the Composites Technician Apprenticeship program, approved by U.S. […]

Robert C. Byrd Institute launches Composite Technician Apprenticeship program2019-08-26T10:34:04-08:00

IACMI –The Composites Institute® and Composites One host composite training workshop with nearly 100 attendees at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)

2019-08-26T11:10:44-08:00

August 23, 2019

IACMI – The Composites Institute in partnership with Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance welcomed nearly 100 attendees to the composites training workshop, Road to Innovation, at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville, South Carolina.

Steve Potts, CEO of […]

IACMI –The Composites Institute® and Composites One host composite training workshop with nearly 100 attendees at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR)2019-08-26T11:10:44-08:00

IACMI SURF Technician shares insight into “SMC 101: From What to Why” Workshop

2019-08-15T11:37:55-08:00

This August 21 – 22, 2019, IACMI will host the two-day workshop, “SMC 101: From What to Why,” at IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) in Detroit, Mich. Led by industry expert Jim Plaunt, the workshop is  available to anyone involved or interested in SMC or hands-on processing. Brian Klotz, an SMC technician at IACMI SURF, […]

IACMI SURF Technician shares insight into “SMC 101: From What to Why” Workshop2019-08-15T11:37:55-08:00

Montefibre Carbon unveils its first carbon fiber PAN precursor

2019-08-09T12:52:10-08:00

80K carbon fiber tow spinning Montefibre Carbon PAN precursor Source | Montefibre Carbon

IACMI Member Montefibre recently announced it will expect to have its precursor 80K carbon fiber available for non-aerospace use by mid-2020. In addition, Montefibre is collaborating with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to manufacture and further develop […]

Montefibre Carbon unveils its first carbon fiber PAN precursor2019-08-09T12:52:10-08:00

July 2019

More than 40 IACMI – The Composites Institute Interns Drive Manufacturing Revolution

2019-07-26T09:32:45-08:00

KNOXVILLE, TENN., July 26, 2019 – IACMI – The Composites Institute sponsored 42 students hosted at 17 member and partner locations across the United States.  The IACMI Internship Program gives students the opportunity to advance the fourth manufacturing revolution with composites research and innovation, while addressing the growing need to support […]

More than 40 IACMI – The Composites Institute Interns Drive Manufacturing Revolution2019-07-26T09:32:45-08:00

Magna to Drive Innovation as Newest Member of IACMI – The Composites Institute

2019-07-11T11:08:56-08:00

KNOXVILLE, TENN., July 11, 2019 – IACMI – The Composites Institute today announced its newest consortium member, Magna International. The mobility technology company’s exteriors group will collaborate with the institute to drive the innovation and efficient manufacturing of composites in the automotive industry.

As a consortium member, Magna will contribute to IACMI’s more than 160-member […]

Magna to Drive Innovation as Newest Member of IACMI – The Composites Institute2019-07-11T11:08:56-08:00

June 2019

IACMI Welcomes 2019 Advisory Board Members

2019-06-04T10:28:45-08:00

Thank you to those who voted for the Collaborative Composite Solutions (CCS) Board of Directors and IACMI Technology Advisory Board (TAB). IACMI extends its congratulations to the newest CCS Board of Directors Members and IACMI TAB working to drive IACMI’s mission and composites consortium.

Incoming Board of Directors members include:
Hendrik MainkaVolkswagen, representing premium […]

IACMI Welcomes 2019 Advisory Board Members2019-06-04T10:28:45-08:00
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