On October 28, the cutting-edge Composites Manufacturing & Simulation Center (CMSC) at Purdue University showcased innovations aimed at supporting the future of composites manufacturing and the renewal of U.S. manufacturing. IACMI CEO John Hopkins and CCO Dale Brosius joined CMSC Executive Director Dr. R. Byron Pipes and industry leaders from Dassault Systèmes, Boeing and Thermwood for the celebration event.
Major highlights included a ribbon cutting launching the new Thermwood LSAM Research Laboratory inside the CMSC and the one-year anniversary of the opening of the 3D EXPERIENCE Lab and Education Center of Excellence of Dassault Systèmes in Advanced Composites.
“Today was a day of celebration at Purdue University for our composites additive manufacturing capability and composites manufacturing in the U.S.,” Dr. Pipes said, adding that since 2015, the CMSC has served as the Design Modeling and Simulation Technology Area for IACMI.
Purdue President Mitch Daniels was among the impressive lineup of speakers, including leaders from Dassault, Boeing and Thermwood— all of which have strong CMSC partnerships focused on propelling digital twins and simulation technology forward.