November 2017

Lightweight Vehicle Frame From Michigan Makes Successful Debut at SEMA Show

2017-11-27T13:52:57-08:00

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 Show2017-11-27T13:52:57-08:00

October 2017

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

2017-10-25T09:05:26-07:00

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 Show2017-10-25T09:05:26-07:00

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

2017-10-09T10:56:38-07:00

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 Michigan2017-10-09T10:56:38-07:00

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

2017-10-12T13:46:40-07:00

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 Detroit2017-10-12T13:46:40-07:00

October 2016

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

2017-08-30T15:05:04-07:00

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 FACILITY2017-08-30T15:05:04-07:00

January 2016

Stronger (and Lighter) Together: IACMI, LIFT Collaboration Begins

2017-09-25T16:08:57-07:00

Jan. 16, 2016

SME’s Senior Editor, Michael Anderson joined the IACMI- The Composites Institute member meeting in Detroit, Michigan this week.

He summarized the member meeting, the IACMI-LIFT collaboration and provided a forward-looking glimpse at the next few months.

Here’s quick look at the article posted on SME.org:

On January 13 and 14, IACMI, the Knoxville, […]

Stronger (and Lighter) Together: IACMI, LIFT Collaboration Begins2017-09-25T16:08:57-07:00

October 2015

CAMX 2015 Wednesday Recap

2015-12-04T19:41:51-08:00

The power of partnership was undeniable during the second day at CAMX. IACMI and the Closed Mold Alliance, including Magnum Venus Products and Composites One, stole the show during a live press collaboration announcement. The partnership will initiate four schools in 2016 focused on advanced processing and closed mold materials. The […]

CAMX 2015 Wednesday Recap2015-12-04T19:41:51-08:00

September 2015

Vice President Biden Lauds Composite Institute’s Detroit Impact

2017-09-25T16:04:22-07:00

Sept. 17, 2015

Vice President Biden today commended the composite institute’s decision to locate an industry collaboration facility in Detroit. The facility will support production-scale composite materials development focused on vehicle lightweighting in collaboration with automotive companies.

The scale-up facility is part of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a national institute announced by President […]

Vice President Biden Lauds Composite Institute’s Detroit Impact2017-09-25T16:04:22-07:00