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COVID-19

LIFT and IACMI – The Composites Institute, two national manufacturing innovation institutes part of Manufacturing USA, today donated their supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to nearby Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center in support of the fight against coronavirus.

Together, the institutes donated:

300 safety glasses...
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...

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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...

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IACMI Transportation
Composites, Materials

IACMI (the composites institute) member, Local Motors, is applying the advantages of additive manufacturing to the large-scale needs of automotive manufacturing. Transforming an industry that has historically relied on mass production techniques, its work is matching the pace of technology discovery and responding to quickly changing customer needs...