Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)

A partnership of industry, universities, national laboratories and federal, state and local governments, sharing resources and co-investing to accelerate research and development in the field of advanced composites.

2360 Cherahala Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932 US

Additional Locations:
1400 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48216 US
(313) 309-9140

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Composites One to present advanced composites workshop
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.

Carbon fiber/epoxy for automotive mass reduction, mass production
IACMI precompetitive research explores carbon fiber-reinforced prepreg, SMC with novel matrix for structural passenger-car applications.

Composites industry events to highlight thermoplastics, defense, space
A roundup of news about events in the composites industry, including the TPRC’s thermoplastics conference and events from Composites UK, ACMA and more.

recycled carbon fiber

The state of recycled carbon fiber
As the need for carbon fiber rises, can recycling fill the gap?

IACMI SMC Workshop: From What to Why
Introductory course teaches students about composition, characteristics, benefits of sheet-molding compound.

Robert C. Byrd Institute launches Composite Technician Apprenticeship program
In partnership with IACMI, the new program will provide composites manufacturing training for a variety of industries.

National Composites Week

National Composites Week takes place Aug. 26-30
Each day features a different theme celebrating the composites manufacturing industry.

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Innovate UK and IACMI composite competition now open
The U.K.-based competition will award funding for disruptive composite technologies. 

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IACMI to host training workshop with Composites One, Closed Mold Alliance
The workshop will be held at the Composite Prototyping Center on June 11-12, 2019.

Sheet molding compound SMC manufacturing

IACMI to host two-day SMC workshop
The “SMC 101: From What to Why” workshop, led by industry leader Jim Plaunt, will take place at IACMI SURF from August 21-22, 2019.

Composites One closed molding workshop

Composites One and IACMI to host two-day workshop
The workshop, called “the Evolution of Composites,” will be held March 20-21 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., U.S.

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IACMI, Abaris host collaborative training workshops
The IACMI/Abaris workshops are aimed at mitigating the critical skills gap in the composites technical industry and growing a skilled composites workforce nation-wide.

surface chemistry, composites partnership

KRÜSS Scientific Instruments joins IACMI
The organizations plan to use their combined networks to further research in surface science.

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SPE ACCE calls for poster submissions, scholarship applications
The competition will be held during the ACCE at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich., U.S. September 4-6, 2019.

IACMI showcases composites at North American International Auto Show
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation is showcasing composites innovations in lightweighting at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Jan. 14-17.

Looking ahead at composites trends in 2019
Columnist Dale Brosius predicts 2019 will reveal growth opportunities in infrastructure, wind energy and personal air mobility for composites. 

compression molding

IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility to host Compression Molding Workshop
Workshop aims to enable OEMs and fabricators seeking to expand composites penetration in automotive and other end markets.

Musings on my first CAMX
Insights and inspiration from the 2018 Composites and Advanced Materials Expo which was held in Dallas, TX, US last week. 

chopped recycled carbon fiber

IACMI consortium aims to close the loop on automotive carbon fiber prepreg scrap
Carbon fiber recycling start up Vartega leads a project to close the loop on automotive carbon fiber prepreg manufacturing scrap for use in new automotive applications.

Composites in infrastructure: IMAGINE that!
At the beginning of August, the Innovative Materials for America’s Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act was introduced to encourage research and use of innovative materials in infrastructure.

rapidclave technology

Globe, UDRI announce Composites Technology Center
Composites Technology Center to support materials/process development and applications development/demonstration projects for multiple markets.

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