August 2019

Robert C. Byrd Institute launches Composite Technician Apprenticeship program

2019-08-26T10:34:04-07:00

August 23, 2019 | Source: CompositesWorld

IACMI – The Composites Institute, in partnership with Apprenticeship Works and the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), are working to close the advanced manufacturing skills gap to develop the workforce of tomorrow. Manufacturers now may participate in the Composites Technician Apprenticeship program, approved by U.S. […]

Robert C. Byrd Institute launches Composite Technician Apprenticeship program2019-08-26T10:34:04-07:00

April 2019

Industry expert to lead IACMI workshop, “SMC 101: From What to Why” at IACMI SURF

2019-04-12T10:00:37-07:00

April 12, 2019

IACMI SURF Vehicles SMC Schuler Jim Plaunt (right) has more than 40 years of SMC and composite materials experience.

This May 22 – 23, 2019, IACMI will host the two-day workshop, “SMC 101: From What to Why,” at IACMI SURF in Detroit, Mich., which […]

Industry expert to lead IACMI workshop, “SMC 101: From What to Why” at IACMI SURF2019-04-12T10:00:37-07:00

IACMI to host “SMC 101: From What to Why” Training Workshop at IACMI SURF

2019-08-06T10:31:03-07:00

IACMI SURF Jim Plaunt displays the SMC Part Process IACMI SURF Jim Plaunt displays the SMC Part Process with 4,000-ton Schuler press

April 11, 2019

UPDATE: The IACMI SURF “SMC 101: From What to Why” workshop has been rescheduled for August 21-22. Visit the event website and

IACMI to host “SMC 101: From What to Why” Training Workshop at IACMI SURF2019-08-06T10:31:03-07:00

March 2019

December 2018

Joe Fox with Ashland Presents an industrial perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes

2018-12-06T10:38:40-08:00

Nov. 14, 2018 | Source: National Academies Innovation Policy Forum

Joseph Joe Fox Ashland Composites IACMIJoe Fox, Director, Emerging & External Technologies with Ashland Composites discussed how IACMI fosters industry-university-federal laboratory collaboration, and presented an industry perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes at the National Academies Innovation […]

Joe Fox with Ashland Presents an industrial perspective on Manufacturing USA Institutes2018-12-06T10:38:40-08:00

September 2017

LIGHTWEIGHTING: Now Comes the Hard Part

2017-09-07T07:57:36-07:00

September 5, 2017

Photo caption: An operator at Constellium’s new plant in White, GA, conducts a quality check on an aluminum bumper beam. 

Source: advancedmanufacturing.org; Author: Bill Koeing

Automakers, suppliers have made vehicles lighter but the task is getting more difficult.

Automakers, working closely with suppliers, have reduced […]

LIGHTWEIGHTING: Now Comes the Hard Part2017-09-07T07:57:36-07:00

August 2017

IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility host 150 for Schuler Event

2017-08-28T14:32:05-07:00

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) hosted Schuler Group at the IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility at Corktown in Detroit, MI. More than 150 attendees from automotive manufacturing organizations across the United States attended the event, where Schuler presented “Driving Efficiency with Schuler,” detailing the composite manufacturing innovations and trends that […]

IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility host 150 for Schuler Event2017-08-28T14:32:05-07:00

June 2016

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

2016-06-13T15:14:10-07:00

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 Vehicles2016-06-13T15:14:10-07:00

March 2016

ORNL’s Claus Daniel delivers prestigious Gilbreth Lecture

2017-01-19T05:39:06-08:00

Materials Scientist and Oak Ridge National Laboratory deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program, Claus Daniel delivered the prestigious Gilbreth Lecture at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) meeting in February.

The Gilbreth Lectures, established in 2001, are presented to early outstanding American engineers as an opportunity to increase visibility within the NAE membership. Nominated […]

ORNL’s Claus Daniel delivers prestigious Gilbreth Lecture2017-01-19T05:39:06-08:00
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