November 2017

MSU And Partners Advancing Composite Research At Corktown Facility

2017-11-10T12:52:10+00:00

Nov. 9, 2017 | Source: WKAR, Public Media from Michigan State University

Photo Caption: Dr. Ray Boeman stands in front of IACMI’s compression press.

Michigan State University is a core partner with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, in Detroit. They work to make automobiles lighter, and opened their doors just […]

MSU And Partners Advancing Composite Research At Corktown Facility 2017-11-10T12:52:10+00:00

October 2017

IACMI, LIFT lightweighting facility opens in Detroit

2017-10-17T16:50:08+00:00
Oct. 16, 2017 | Source: Plastics News | Author: Audrey LaForest
Photo Caption: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says the Detroit area has more than 375 research and development centers from the private sector during his remarks at the Oct. 6 ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

Detroit — Two institutes celebrated […]

IACMI, LIFT lightweighting facility opens in Detroit 2017-10-17T16:50:08+00:00

IACMI officially opens new innovation facility in Detroit

2017-10-11T09:22:58+00:00

Oct 9, 2017 | Source: CompositesWorld | Author: Jeff Sloan

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI, Knoxville, TN, US), and LIFT-Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (Detroit, MI, US), celebrated Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6 by cutting the ribbon on and hosting an open house at the new IACMI/LIFT manufacturing innovation facility in Detroit.

The event […]

IACMI officially opens new innovation facility in Detroit 2017-10-11T09:22:58+00:00

Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment

2017-10-09T11:22:52+00:00

Oct 6, 2017 | Source: advancedmanufacturing.org | Author: Bill Koening

DETROIT — Two Manufacturing USA institutes today used Manufacturing Day to unveil about $50 million of investment in Detroit.

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) showed equipment intended to

Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment 2017-10-09T11:22:52+00:00

MSU launches IACMI with ribbon cutting, tours

2017-10-09T11:10:59+00:00

Oct 6, 2017

Source: MSU Today | Author: Patricia Mroczek

The institute is a partnership of industry, universities, national laboratories and federal, state and local governments exploring ways to use composite materials to make automobiles lighter and more fuel-efficient. This partnership between the government, private sector, and research universities will lead to innovation across […]

MSU launches IACMI with ribbon cutting, tours 2017-10-09T11:10:59+00:00

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

IACMI at SPE’s Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition 2017

2017-09-18T11:59:24+00:00

The Automotive Division of SPE, with more than 1,000 members worldwide, is dedicated to recognizing and communicating the technical accomplishments in all phases of integrating new automotive plastics and plastic-based composite applications. SPE is hosting the Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE) in Novi, Michigan from September 6 – 8, 2017, with more than 800 […]

IACMI at SPE’s Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition 2017 2017-09-18T11:59:24+00:00