Driving the future of manufacturing: Knoxville area poised to play key role in next-generation vehicle productionEmily King2017-08-30T15:39:32-07:00
Source (story and photo) Nashville Post
Author Peter Chawaga
Far from Silicon Valley’s hotbed of digital disruption, an East Tennessee city has become the seemingly unlikely home for technological firsts in auto manufacturing.
Specifically, Phoenix-based motor vehicle manufacturing company Local Motors has chosen Knoxville as a site for a “microfactory” that will […]
3D Printing Bringing Innovation in Manufacturing to Knoxville, Eastern Tennessee’s “Innovation Valley”Hannah Jay2017-01-19T05:38:51-08:00
Source: Dec 8, 2016 | 3dprint.com|
When I hit the road and head south, I’m usually going to visit my grandparents, who currently live about an hour west of Knoxville. I’ve spent many hours in my life driving through beautiful Tennessee, so I was pleasantly […]
Photo: A huge 3D printer in the process of creating a car body for Local Motors, an automaker with a soon-to-open plant in Knoxville, Tennessee | Local Motors
How Knoxville and its environs became a hotspot for the future of manufacturing
The Nashville Ledger recently published an article on the IACMI impact on the automotive industry in the State of Tennessee. The automotive industry will see the biggest transformation to meet the inevitable demand for more efficient, light-weight vehicles. Advanced composites provide a stronger, more light-weight product that metal materials are lacking. See full article from The Nashville Ledger below.
Collaboration between industry, universities, and government agencies is making composite manufacturing faster, more efficient, and cost effective. Below is an article published by Composites Manufacturing Magazine announcing the latest innovations in additive manufacturing, automated production, machining, and molding methods.
Imagine going to a car dealership and ordering a new vehicle custom-made to your specifications, but […]
KNOXVILLE, TENN. – (November 2, 2015) The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI– The Composites Institute) and Composites One, the nation’s leading distributor of composite materials, announced their new partnership to customers, exhibitors and the press during CAMX 2015 in Dallas.
Through the new partnership, Composites One, along with the […]
Collaboration is the word of the day as CAMX gets underway here in Dallas. Starting off the day on a high note, IACMI partners Rick Neff from BAAM CI (Big Area Additive Manufacturing-Cincinnati Incorporated) and Lonnie Love […]
IACMI (The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation)- The Composites Institute partner, DowAksa, was an integral part of the cross-disciplinary research team that produced one of the most innovative 3-D printed structures in the world.
Read more from the DowAksa press release below.
To demonstrate an integrated approach to advanced manufacturing technologies […]
Less than three months after official launch, IACMI is announcing a CALL FOR PROPOSALS! IACMI solicits and will select project proposals that advance the application and deployment of high impact advanced composites. IACMI resources will be used to support collaborations with and among Members on selected projects. To learn more about IACMI projects, check out our […]