September 2017

LIGHTWEIGHTING: Now Comes the Hard Part

2017-09-07T07:57:36+00:00

September 5, 2017

Photo caption: An operator at Constellium’s new plant in White, GA, conducts a quality check on an aluminum bumper beam. 

Source: advancedmanufacturing.org; Author: Bill Koeing

Automakers, suppliers have made vehicles lighter but the task is getting more difficult.

Automakers, working closely with suppliers, have reduced […]

LIGHTWEIGHTING: Now Comes the Hard Part 2017-09-07T07:57:36+00:00

August 2017

Meggitt Polymers & Composites growing in Georgia

2017-09-07T09:26:26+00:00

August 25, 2017

Source Plastics News, by Michael Lauzon

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 […]

Meggitt Polymers & Composites growing in Georgia 2017-09-07T09:26:26+00:00

IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility host 150 for Schuler Event

2017-08-28T14:32:05+00:00

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 […]

IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility host 150 for Schuler Event 2017-08-28T14:32:05+00:00

IACMI Innovation on Display At CAMX

2017-12-12T12:36:03+00:00

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 […]

IACMI Innovation on Display At CAMX 2017-12-12T12:36:03+00:00

July 2017

Arizona DOT strengthens two Interstate 17 bridges in Phoenix with Composites

2017-08-31T08:48:54+00:00

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 […]

Arizona DOT strengthens two Interstate 17 bridges in Phoenix with Composites 2017-08-31T08:48:54+00:00

April 2017

The Composites Institute and UAMMI Enter Memorandum of Understanding

2017-08-30T15:12:08+00:00

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 […]

The Composites Institute and UAMMI Enter Memorandum of Understanding 2017-08-30T15:12:08+00:00

March 2017

Mafic Announces Groundbreaking at Shelby North Carolina Facility

2017-06-02T08:53:43+00:00

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 […]

Mafic Announces Groundbreaking at Shelby North Carolina Facility 2017-06-02T08:53:43+00:00

ACMA Announces Student Design Competition and Composites Pavilion at AIA 2017 in Orlando

2017-03-09T15:56:45+00:00
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Barbara Sadowy
American Composites Manufacturers Association
703-682-1677
bsadowy@acmanet.org
February 27, 2017, (Arlington, Va.) – The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is excited to announce its second annual COMPOSITES CHALLENGE – a design competition where architectural students working in teams will develop […]

ACMA Announces Student Design Competition and Composites Pavilion at AIA 2017 in Orlando 2017-03-09T15:56:45+00:00

January 2017

ACMA Launches Composites Job Source

2017-01-19T17:20:24+00:00

american composites manufacturers associationSource: CompositesWorld

View the ACMA press release here.

The American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA, Arlington, Va.) launched the Composites Job Source – a customized job bank designed to help professionals in the composites industry connect and find jobs.

For […]

ACMA Launches Composites Job Source 2017-01-19T17:20:24+00:00
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