September 2017

Appreciation for Dr. Eighmy as he accepts position with University of Texas at San Antonio

2017-10-23T08:06:11+00:00

Former IACMI Board Chair, Dr. Taylor Eighmy, accepted the position as President of the University of Texas at San Antonio starting in Fall 2017. Eighmy served as the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement and as a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for five […]

Appreciation for Dr. Eighmy as he accepts position with University of Texas at San Antonio 2017-10-23T08:06:11+00:00

June 2017

Peninsula College Students Place 7th of 24 Entries in International Composites Competition

2017-06-15T10:35:18+00:00

Congratulations to Peninsula College on its recent success at the SAMPE 2017 Student Bridge Competition.  Peninsula College’s co-located facility with Composite Recycling Technology Center in Port Angeles, Washington is part of IACMI’s west coast regional extension.

The Peninsula College Composites team placed 7th out of 24 entries in their class during the international SAMPE Student […]

Peninsula College Students Place 7th of 24 Entries in International Composites Competition 2017-06-15T10:35:18+00:00

May 2017

Leaders In Automotive Industry Gather At Road 2 Composites Workshop

2017-08-30T15:13:24+00:00

IACMI CEO, Bryan Dods, welcomes attendees to the Road2Composites Workshop at Michigan State University.

Lansing, MI and Knoxville, TN, May 19, 2017Over 200 current and future leaders in the automotive and transportation industries convened over the past two days at the Road 2 Composites Workshop […]

Leaders In Automotive Industry Gather At Road 2 Composites Workshop 2017-08-30T15:13:24+00:00

April 2017

Students representing IACMI presented at national conference

2017-08-30T15:12:48+00:00

Knoxville, TN, April 28, 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, congratulates four Materials and Processing Group students for their selection to present at this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate […]

Students representing IACMI presented at national conference 2017-08-30T15:12:48+00:00

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

IACMI teams with industry to unveil unique combination of technologies in nine-meter wind turbine blade

2017-08-30T15:08:46+00:00

Knoxville, TN, January 31, 2017— 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), will unveil an advanced technology prototype wind blade during the Winter IACMI members meeting February 1-2 in Denver, Colorado. The nine- […]

IACMI teams with industry to unveil unique combination of technologies in nine-meter wind turbine blade 2017-08-30T15:08:46+00:00

October 2016

Lockheed Martin Solidifies Charter Membership with IACMI-The Composites Institute

2017-08-30T15:05:41+00:00

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (October 14, 2016) The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation—Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has solidified its role as a charter member of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). The 100+ member consortium is funded by over $250 million in investment, including a $70 million grant by the […]

Lockheed Martin Solidifies Charter Membership with IACMI-The Composites Institute 2017-08-30T15:05:41+00:00

IACMI AND LIFT TO JOINTLY INVEST NEARLY $50M IN DETROIT MANUFACTURING FACILITY

2017-08-30T15:05:04+00:00

Institutes Hosting Detroit Middle School Students For Manufacturing Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 7, 2016

DETROIT – October 7, 2016 — In celebration of Manufacturing Day, two Manufacturing USA institutes, LIFT- Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow and IACMI-The Composites Institute, announced today a combined investment of nearly $50 million in their shared manufacturing scale-up facility in Detroit.

The investment will […]

IACMI AND LIFT TO JOINTLY INVEST NEARLY $50M IN DETROIT MANUFACTURING FACILITY 2017-08-30T15:05:04+00:00
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