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Composites, Lightweight Materials, Materials

IACMI – The Composites Institute sponsored 42 students hosted at 17 member and partner locations across the United States. The IACMI Internship Program gives students the opportunity to advance the fourth manufacturing revolution with composites research and innovation, while addressing the growing need to support the advanced manufacturing...

Composites, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials

Manufacturing USA's The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a 160+ member, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and U.S. Department of Energy driven consortium committed to increasing domestic production capacity and manufacturing jobs across the U.S. composites industry, announces the Phase I completion of a project...

Composites, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials

The 9 meter demonstration blade made from the Elium® thermoplastic resin on the IACMI (Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation) site in the United States has been nominated for a JEC Innovation Award 2018 in the “Sustainable Development” category.


Wind blade cross-section

Arkema showcased at JEC 2018, from 6 to 8 March 2018, its...

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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....

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Composites, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing

LIFT, joining with IACMI – The Composites Institute, hosted a Manufacturing Day 2019 celebration at its Detroit headquarters on October 4.

The two institutes hosted 100 students from Detroit Denby High School for a tour of the facility and hands-on activities. During the LIFT hands-on activity, the students worked in the LIFT Learning Lab and...