November 2017

Lightweight Vehicle Frame From Michigan Makes Successful Debut at SEMA Show

2017-11-27T13:52:57+00:00

Nov. 20, 2017 | Source: Dbusiness.com

Photo caption: The lightweight aftermarket car frame was designed by The Center and its partners.

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center in Plymouth Township has designed a lightweight aftermarket car frame, along with body prototypes, that was displayed at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

The frame was developed by […]

Lightweight Vehicle Frame From Michigan Makes Successful Debut at SEMA Show 2017-11-27T13:52:57+00:00

Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley Announces Composites Coalition

2017-11-20T09:24:56+00:00

Nov. 16, 2017 | News released shared from the Composites Coalition

Knoxville, Tenn. – Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley, the regional economic development initiative led by the Knoxville Chamber, announced today the launch of the Composites Coalition.

Composites Coalition is a statewide initiative that aims to capitalize on Tennessee’s unique assets including Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s […]

Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley Announces Composites Coalition 2017-11-20T09:24:56+00:00

Carbon Fiber emphasizes automation in composites manufacturing

2017-11-10T11:30:58+00:00

Nov. 6, 2017 | Source: CompositesWorld | Author: Jeff Sloan

Photo caption: Composites automation, inline NDT.

CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30 at the Belmond Charleston Place in Charleston, SC, features several presentations this year focusing on the application of automation in composites fabrication operations.

Dr. Rainer Rauh, Airbus Group, is presenting “Advancements in Digital […]

Carbon Fiber emphasizes automation in composites manufacturing 2017-11-10T11:30:58+00:00

October 2017

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center To Unveil New Lightweight Frame for Specialty Cars at 2017 SEMA Show

2017-10-25T09:05:26+00:00

Oct. 24, 2017 | Source: PR Newswire | News release originated from the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

PLYMOUTH, Mich.Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center announced today plans to unveil its newly engineered lightweight aftermarket frames at the

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center To Unveil New Lightweight Frame for Specialty Cars at 2017 SEMA Show 2017-10-25T09:05:26+00:00

American Society for Composites 32nd Technical Conference

2017-09-12T12:52:41+00:00

Purdue University will host the American Society for Composites (ASC) 32nd Annual Technical Conference in October 23-25, 2017 in West Lafayette, Indiana.

The 32nd ASC Technical Conference will be held in conjunction with the 2017 Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB (cdmHUB) Workshop. The 32nd ASC Technical Conference will start on the evening […]

American Society for Composites 32nd Technical Conference 2017-09-12T12:52:41+00:00

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

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

Thousands of students to get a taste of manufacturing in Southeast Michigan

2017-10-09T10:56:38+00:00

Oct 5, 2017 | Source: Crain’s Detroit Business

Photo caption: Oakland County Students from Oakland Schools’ Technical Campus in Royal Oak take a look at the assembly process at auto supplier Henkel North America’s plant in Madison Heights during Manufacturing Day last year.

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Thousands of students to get a taste of manufacturing in Southeast Michigan 2017-10-09T10:56:38+00:00

LIFT, IACMI, State and Local leaders Celebrate Manufacturing Day with Manufacturing Innovation Facility Ribbon Cutting in Detroit

2017-10-12T13:46:40+00:00

Detroit, Michigan, October 6, 2017 – Two Manufacturing USA institutes, The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) (Knoxville, Tenn.), and LIFT-Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (Detroit, Mich.), celebrated Manufacturing Day on October 6, 2017, by cutting the ribbon on and hosting an open house at the new IACMI/LIFT manufacturing innovation facility […]

LIFT, IACMI, State and Local leaders Celebrate Manufacturing Day with Manufacturing Innovation Facility Ribbon Cutting in Detroit 2017-10-12T13:46:40+00:00

September 2017

Carbon Fiber adds elevator rope, OOA, low-cost precursor to agenda

2017-09-19T13:03:44+00:00

Sept. 18, 2017

Photo caption: KONE UltraRope

Source: CompositesWorld | Author: Jeff Sloan

The agenda for CompositesWorld’s Carbon Fiber conference, Nov. 28-30 in Charleston, SC, US, has been updated to add three new presentations covering carbon fiber rope, tooling systems for out-of-autoclave (OOA) processing, and an update on development of low-cost precursors for carbon […]

Carbon Fiber adds elevator rope, OOA, low-cost precursor to agenda 2017-09-19T13:03:44+00:00
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