Knoxville, TN, October 21, 2016… The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation—Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader and a mobility company based in Dearborn, Mich., that manufactures and distributes automobiles across six continents, confirmed this August as a charter member of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). The Manufacturing USA institute […]
IACMI partners, Ford and DowAksa are collaboratively transforming the automotive market. Their objective to make carbon fiber the sensible alternative to steel structures has earned them a Detroit Free Press Automotive Difference Maker award.
Starting with a few carbon fiber parts on the Ford GT supercar, the development project aims to create strong, lightweight vehicles with […]
Purdue facility is part of a national five-year, $259 million DOE initiative
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 200 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Indiana Manufacturing Institute, which is part of a $50 million project where Purdue University researchers will advance research of composite materials manufacturing to develop more energy-efficient technologies.
The 62,000-square-foot […]
Back in January, Ford and DowAksa announced they would be joining forces to be a part of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), announced by President Obama as part of the larger National Network for Manufacturing Innovation supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. The JDA will facilitate the companies’ efforts in conjunction […]
DETROIT – Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fiber – aiming to make vehicles lighter for greater fuel efficiency, performance and capability.
The companies will be part of the newly formed Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, created by the U.S. government. The institute is part of the […]