March 10, 2019 | Source: LIFT
LIFT and IACMI – The Composites Institute hosted Michigan’s new Lt. Governor, Garlin Gilchrist, for a tour of the institutes’ Detroit facility in February.
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 […]
Detroit — Two institutes celebrated […]
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 […]
Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit InvestmentEmily King Kinsey2017-10-09T11:22:52-07:00
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
Oct 6, 2017
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]