January 2019

IACMI showcases composites for automotive lightweighting in JEC Composites Pavilion at the 2019 North American International Auto Show

2019-04-02T07:17:27-08:00

Knoxville, Tenn. & Detroit, Mich., January 14, 2019 – The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI – The Composites Institute) is showcasing composites innovations in lightweighting the automotive sector at the JEC Group’s Composites Pavilion at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) […]

IACMI showcases composites for automotive lightweighting in JEC Composites Pavilion at the 2019 North American International Auto Show2019-04-02T07:17:27-08:00

April 2018

Nearly 180 Gather for Road2Composites, Automotive Composites Training Workshop at IACMI SURF in Detroit, MI

2018-04-24T08:16:48-08:00

Knoxville, Tenn. and Detroit, Mich., April 23, 2018 – Nearly 180 current and future technicians and engineers in the composites industry gathered at the IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) for the latest Closed Mold Alliance composites training workshop, Road2Composites: Scaling Up Innovation. The automotive-composites themed workshop was hosted by Composites One, the […]

Nearly 180 Gather for Road2Composites, Automotive Composites Training Workshop at IACMI SURF in Detroit, MI2018-04-24T08:16:48-08:00

Why Some of the Most Groundbreaking Technologies Are a Bad Fit for the Silicon Valley Funding Model

2018-04-09T10:29:40-08:00

April 5,2018 | Source: Harvard Business Review | Author: Greg Satell

Over the past few decades, Silicon Valley has been such a powerful engine for entrepreneurship in technology that, all too often, it is considered to be some kind of panacea. Corporate executives seek to inject “Silicon Valley DNA” into their cultures, and […]

Why Some of the Most Groundbreaking Technologies Are a Bad Fit for the Silicon Valley Funding Model2018-04-09T10:29:40-08:00

January 2018

Lightweight materials R&D facility in Corktown to be showcased during auto show

2018-03-08T09:55:41-08:00

Jan 14, 2018 | Source: Crain’s Detroit Business

As the global auto industry comes to town this week for the North American International Auto Show, a new facility for testing and commercializing lightweight metals and composite materials is being showcased in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) and the […]

Lightweight materials R&D facility in Corktown to be showcased during auto show2018-03-08T09:55:41-08:00

October 2017

Robichaud students tour facility, get hands-on experience during Manufacturing Day

2017-10-24T08:49:56-08:00

Oct 19, 2017 | Source: Press & Guide | Author: Mike Larson

Photo caption: Students from Dearborn’s Robichaud High School use virtual reality goggles and software to build cars. Photo courtesy Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications

Robichaud High School students got the chance to tour a Detroit manufacturing facility recently to celebrate Manufacturing Day.

The Dearborn students […]

Robichaud students tour facility, get hands-on experience during Manufacturing Day2017-10-24T08:49:56-08:00

Downriver high school students tour facility, get hands-on experience during Manufacturing Day

2017-10-24T08:45:42-08:00

Oct. 20, 2017 | Source: The News-Herald | Author: Mike Larson

High school students from Melvindale and River Rouge got the chance to tour a Detroit manufacturing facility recently to celebrate Manufacturing Day.

The students convened at LIFT/IACMI Lightweighting Facility on Detroit’s west side to participate in science, technology, engineering and math events.

In addition […]

Downriver high school students tour facility, get hands-on experience during Manufacturing Day2017-10-24T08:45:42-08:00

IACMI, LIFT lightweighting facility opens in Detroit

2017-10-17T16:50:08-08:00
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 Detroit2017-10-17T16:50:08-08:00

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

2017-10-09T11:22:52-08:00

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 Investment2017-10-09T11:22:52-08:00

MSU launches IACMI with ribbon cutting, tours

2017-10-09T11:10:59-08:00

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, tours2017-10-09T11:10:59-08:00