IDI Composites International (Noblesville, IN, US) will highlight the recent opening of its IDI 3i Composites Technology Center. The company created the Center to help innovative customers solve their engineering and performance challenges and help them go beyond the value limitations of conventional materials. Launched in conjunction with IDI’s 50th anniversary, the IDI 3i Composites Technology Center is located within the company's Noblesville facility and will serve as the research and development division of IDI Composites International.
The IDI 3i Composites Technology Center is totally equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and connected technology to partner with OEMs and molders to streamline and efficiently manage the breakthrough cycle for the formulation, testing and manufacturing of composite materials.
“The 3i Composites Technology Center will promote the sharing of ideas in early stage innovation through Inquiry, Ideas and Innovation (3i).” states Larry Landis, director, technology and quality for IDI Composites International.
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