September 5, 2017
Photo caption: An operator at Constellium’s new plant in White, GA, conducts a quality check on an aluminum bumper beam.
Automakers, suppliers have made vehicles lighter but the task is getting more difficult.
Automakers, working closely with suppliers, have reduced […]
August 25, 2017
Feature image caption: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, second from left, visited Meggitt Polymer and Composites in 2011 when it was named the 2011 Large Manufacturer of the Year by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
Meggitt Polymers & Composites is […]
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) hosted Schuler Group at the IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility at Corktown in Detroit, MI. More than 150 attendees from automotive manufacturing organizations across the United States attended the event, where Schuler presented “Driving Efficiency with Schuler,” detailing the composite manufacturing innovations and trends that […]
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is exhibiting and participating in live demonstrations in partnership with Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance at CAMX 2017.
This year, IACMI-The Composites Institute will be front and center to […]
Source: Composite Manufacturing Magazine
Author: Evan Milberg
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recently announced it has used carbon fiber strips that are “coated and strengthened with a reinforcing polymer” to fix girders on state highway bridges in Phoenix. According to ADOT, one of those bridges is no longer listed as structurally […]
Knoxville, TN, April 25, 2017… The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute which works to support advanced composite technology and grow capital investment and manufacturing jobs in the U.S. composites market, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Utah Advanced Materials Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI).
UAMMI is a Utah-based […]
IACMI Member, Mafic, announced its plans to open a facility in Shelby, North Carolina to make Basalt fibers in the US. The Charlotte Observer provided coverage of the $15M investment and expected creation of 113 jobs as a result of the move.
Read more in the announcement below:
SHELBY, N.C., March […]