IACMI project trials inline production of thermoplastic tapes reinforced with textile-based PAN carbon fiber.
IACMI’s Dale Brosius and Uday Vaidya talk about the first five years of the organization, how it has evolved and what the future might hold as IACMI continues its quest to help drive composite materials and process growth.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory and partners aim to develop more sustainable, longer-lasting turbine blades that are less expensive to manufacture.
The program, Elevate by IACMI, will serve as an initiative to bring together the diverse stakeholders and partners in the advanced manufacturing workforce development field.
The UT Shield features lightweight frame and clear plastic that is reusable and easily cleaned for incoming students, faculty and staff.
Composite recipients Ford and GM will develop a multi-functional cross-car beam and volume manufacturing of structural battery enclosures.
Siemens Gamesa, Composites for Europe, SPE, Lockheed Martin and more announce management changes.
Composites continue measured growth as the global automotive industry, driven by zero-emissions goals toward increased electrification, seeks to reduce vehicle weight and improve performance.
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IACMI, SAERTEX, SAMPE and Tooling Tech Group announce new hires in the composites industry.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Several recent IACMI partner projects focus on technology innovation related to challenges in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) in vehicle design.
Several recent IACMI partner projects focus on technology innovation related to challenges in multimaterial joining for the wind and automotive sectors.
A compilation of CompositesWorld’s coverage of how the pandemic has affected the composites industry, through March 31, 2020.
Additively manufactured cores, CFRP face skins produce large tools for prototype, low-volume aerostructure parts.
Public opinion on plastics will sharpen the focus on sustainability in composites manufacturing.
Columnist Dale Brosius addresses recent accomplishments, forecasts and recycling challenges affecting the wind energy industry — and composites use within it.
The Spain-based company is investing in production of a PAN precursor for conversion to carbon fiber with semi-aerospace quality, and building of a flexible carbonization line.
Enabling a circular economy approach to advanced composites innovation, manufacturing and use, Part 2
IACMI chief technology officer Uday Vaidya reflects on IACMI’s role in improving composites’ recyclability and reusability.
Enabling a circular economy approach to advanced composites innovation, manufacturing and use, Part 1
In part 1 of a two-month column, IACMI chief technology officer Uday Vaidya reflects on the organization’s efforts to reduce the embodied energy of composites.
The media partnership is a commitment by both parties to continue working together to support a growing advanced composites industry.
The $2.7 million U.S. Department of Energy funding supports the vision for affordable hydrogen production, storage distribution and use.
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Initial work at Volkswagen’s first North American innovation hub will focus on developing composite vehicle components and electrification of vehicles.
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) held its winter meeting in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. January 21-23, updating its membership on the public-private institute's efforts to accelerate composites design and manufacturing.
Through a $5 million grant, IACMI and partners will scale up Davis Technical College’s composites training program to multiple U.S. locations.
Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.
In partnership with the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI, Composites One will present an advanced composites workshop on Nov. 6 in Clearfield, Utah, U.S.
IACMI precompetitive research explores carbon fiber-reinforced prepreg, SMC with novel matrix for structural passenger-car applications.