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

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

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, an IACMI partner, Announces Licensing Opportunity for Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Technology

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

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a partner of IACMI-The Composites Institute, announces licensing opportunity to produce low-cost carbon fiber technology.  The new method, developed at DOE’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at ORNL, is up to 50% more cost effective than traditional methods. Partners selected to commercialize this process will have access to […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, an IACMI partner, Announces Licensing Opportunity for Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Technology 2017-01-19T05:39:05+00:00

Leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus Americas joins IACMI

2016-03-17T15:48:29+00:00

Airbus Americas has joined the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) as a premium industrial member. Membership in IACMI aligns the mutual goals of the association and of Airbus related to composite manufacturing.

“We are enthusiastic and energized by the possibilities to work within the IACMI network of member organizations to develop technologies that will […]

Leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus Americas joins IACMI 2016-03-17T15:48:29+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

First Robotics Internship Program Announced

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

Become a Corporate Sponsor of the EERE Robotics Internship Program! The EERE Robotics Internship Program is seeking corporate host sites for 10-week fully-funded summer internships. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) will fund approximately 45 students to intern at corporations across […]

First Robotics Internship Program Announced 2017-01-19T05:39:06+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

June 2015

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies

2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00

Purdue facility is part of a national five-year, $259 million DOE initiative

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 200 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Indiana Manufacturing Institute, which is part of a $50 million project where Purdue University researchers will advance research of composite materials manufacturing to develop more energy-efficient technologies.

The 62,000-square-foot […]

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies 2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00
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