Murfreesboro Post
Composites, Defense, Workforce

Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) is newest home to an advanced composites learning center designed to educate and train composites technicians to support Florida's Space Coast manufacturing region.

Led by the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI-The Composites Institute®, the national workforce initiative is part...

Composites, Workforce

It shouldn’t be a surprise that the Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan and “skinny budget” include a heavy emphasis on federal investments in R&D. Since World War II, federal investments in research have led to life-changing inventions ranging from the recent COVID-19 vaccine to the Internet, but as a bonus, federal R&D also creates lots of...

Forbes
Additive Manufacturing, Composites

After a recent bicycle ride, the frame of my road bike caught my attention. It struck me that, when I first started riding seriously far more years ago than I care to admit, the carbon fiber composite that my bike is made of today simply didn’t exist. Aluminum alloy rims were a pretty new thing (and seemed to bend if you just looked at them wrong)...

CompositesWorld
Composites

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI, Huntington, W.Va., U.S.) has announced the creation of a new apprenticeship training program for composite technicians, that was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Introduced by Lucinda Curry, workforce director at RCBI, at an Aug. 21 meeting of the Composites Coalition in Chattanooga, Tenn., U.S...