June 2016

BMW Increases Investment in Driverless, Carbon Fiber-Based Electric Vehicles

2016-06-13T15:14:10+00:00

Source: Composites Manufacturing Magazine

According to a recent article from Reuters, BMW wants to “double down” on research and development of carbon fiber-based electric cars, which are supported by driverless technology. The company’s efforts will include a revamp of its electric car auto brand “i” that includes i3 and i8 sedans – both of which […]

BMW Increases Investment in Driverless, Carbon Fiber-Based Electric Vehicles 2016-06-13T15:14:10+00:00

May 2016

Wind Turbine Technician is Nation’s Fastest-Growing Job

2017-01-19T05:38:58+00:00

Photo above: courtesy of Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

View the Composites Design and Process Engineer position opening with the GE Wind Advanced Technology team.

As the wind industry continues to gain momentum, companies are eager to get ahead of the hiring curve for engineers and service technicians.

Climbing upwards of 300 feet in the air, wind turbine technicians must […]

Wind Turbine Technician is Nation’s Fastest-Growing Job 2017-01-19T05:38:58+00:00

March 2016

JEC Composites Recognizes The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Partners

2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

Global Composite Community Acknowledges 3D printing at the Cutting Edge of Innovation  

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – (March 14, 2016) Leaders from The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Cincinnati Incorporated (Cincinnati Inc.) and Dassault Systèmes (3DS) accepted the JEC Innovation Awards 2016 Composites Magazine Special […]

JEC Composites Recognizes The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Partners 2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

ARCA Space Corporation Develops First Real Hoverboard Made with Composites

2016-03-17T15:49:41+00:00

Composite Manufacturing Magazine recently posted an article announcing the first “real” hoverboard made possible by composite materials. The ArcaBoard, developed by ARCA Space Corporation, is planned to hit the market mid-April in Monaco.

After the creation of seven plywood prototypes, the company found its success by incorporating carbon fiber and fiberglass into the design. Although the […]

ARCA Space Corporation Develops First Real Hoverboard Made with Composites 2016-03-17T15:49:41+00:00

February 2016

JEC Group Celebrates Composites Innovations At JEC World 2016 And Rewards 28 Champions With A JEC Innovation Award

2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00

Paris, February 5, 2016 – The growing demand on composite materials and the development of new composite applications have led JEC Group to relocate in a bigger venue with a new name : JEC World. The show will take place from Tuesday March 8 to Thursday March 10, 2016, in a 62,000 sqm exhibit space […]

JEC Group Celebrates Composites Innovations At JEC World 2016 And Rewards 28 Champions With A JEC Innovation Award 2017-01-19T05:39:06+00:00

January 2016

White House Innovation Forum Takes on Tennessee Flavor

2016-01-12T03:39:58+00:00

IACMI- The Composites Institute was well represented at a recent White House Forum on Innovation.  CEO Craig Blue and Board of Directors Chair Taylor Eighmy were two key thought leaders from East Tennessee asked to travel to the White House to discuss laboratory partnerships and economic growth opportunities for the region.

http://tntoday.utk.edu/2016/01/11/white-house-innovation-forum-takes-tennessee-flavor/

 

 

White House Innovation Forum Takes on Tennessee Flavor 2016-01-12T03:39:58+00:00

December 2015

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem praised as fertile ground for companies and technology

2015-12-24T04:34:06+00:00

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem was praised as a fertile ground for companies and technologies in a Venture Nashville article this week.

The accolades were driven by the recent Nashville placement of Eve Steigerwalt, an executive scout for global automotive supplier, Dana.  As a scout for Dana Holding Corporation, she is responsible for technology acquisition, commercialization  and innovation […]

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem praised as fertile ground for companies and technology 2015-12-24T04:34:06+00:00

September 2015

Meet AMIE (Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy), created by industry partnerships, innovation and 3d printing

2017-01-19T05:39:08+00:00

After months of collaboration and hard work, the AMIE project (Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy), the shared energy system has been unveiled today at a ceremony at Oak Ridge National Lab. The announcement was the highlight of the kickoff to the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry […]

Meet AMIE (Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy), created by industry partnerships, innovation and 3d printing 2017-01-19T05:39:08+00:00