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UAMMI Board Selects New Chair

UAMMI Press - October 05, 2017

Perry Oaks, Lockheed Martin, to serve as the new board chair for UAMMI (Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative) bringing extensive experience within the aerospace industry and Department of Defense. Kaysville, Utah - The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) board of directors has announced the selection of Perry...

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Rock West Composites Triples Carbon Fiber Tube Offerings for Composite Bike Frame Market

Rock West Press - September 26, 2017

Rock West Composites announces that this month it is significantly expanding its off-the-shelf carbon tubing targeted for use in bicycle frames. To meet growing demand in the hand-built bicycle industry, Rock West now carries an extensive composite tubing selection for the major elements of frame production along with complementary products....

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National News

National News

Additive manufacturing: A long-term game changer for manufacturers

McKinsey & Company - October 01, 2017

Additive manufacturing (AM)—the process of making a product layer by layer instead of using traditional molding or subtractive methods—has become one of the most revolutionary technology applications in manufacturing. Often referred to as 3-D printing, the best-known forms of AM today depend on the material: SLS (selective laser sintering), SLA...

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Coal Seeks New Life as Carbon Fiber for Submarines

Tim Loh and Patrick Martin | Bloomberg - September 20, 2017

The 30-foot hull of an experimental mini-sub is helping to show how the U.S. may be able to redeploy the mountain of coal that power plants are no longer burning. Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee used carbon fibers to build the submersible for the U.S. Navy with...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI Board Selects New Chair

UAMMI Press - October 05, 2017

Perry Oaks, Lockheed Martin, to serve as the new board chair for UAMMI (Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative) bringing extensive experience within the aerospace industry and Department of Defense. Kaysville, Utah - The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) board of directors has announced the selection of Perry...

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UAMMI & Composites Industry Sign MOU

UAMMI Press | April 25, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - The Utah Advanced Materials Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, a Manufacturing USA institute which works to support advanced composite technology and grow capital investment and manufacturing...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message - Oct 2017

UAMMI Director's Message - October 05, 2017

Friends, October 6th is National Manufacturing Day - a day to celebrate the significant contribution made by all to our state’s manufacturing industry. We at UAMMI are proud to add our voice to this celebration. We join with our partners, the Utah Manufacturing Association, Utah SAMPE, and others to extol...

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Executive Director's Message - Sept 2017

September 01, 2017

Welcome to UAMMI! Welcome to UAMMI- Utah’s Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative and your connecting point to the exciting innovations and advances of this dynamic industry. We’ve Been Busy Behind the Scenes UAMMI is the culmination of many years of hard work from industry, public and academic leaders resulting in...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Sarcos

Alicia Cunningham | CompanyWeek - October 05, 2017

Diversifying from defense, CEO Ben Wolff is leading the robotics innovator to new products and global opportunity. Wolff admits it's easy to go to work. "It's easy when you manufacture products that are meaningful, when you're working on a product that’s cool, that’s now, and that can change the world,"...

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Company Spotlight - Eclipse Composites

Alicia Cunningham | CompanyWeek - September 01, 2017

Smaller, better, lighter satellite antennas are all in a day's work for Todd McNeill's overachieving manufacturer. When Todd McNeill was ready to start a new business, he cleared out some space in his garage. Now, over ten years and multiple moves later, McNeill looks back and declares the process as...

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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

New Products - DRIFT Carbon Fiber Snow Travel Board

UAMMI New Products - September 27, 2017

Salt Lake City - Designed by two Utah-based snowboarders, the team specializes in graphic design and engineering. The carbon fiber boards and aluminum bindings of DRIFT Boards make them lighter than a two-liter soda bottle. DRIFT Boards are the first of their kind to combine a snowshoe, a cross-country ski,...

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New Products - ENVE Introduces New M-Series

ENVE Press Release | September 01, 2017

ENVE Introduces New M Series, Promises Unprecedented Pinch Flat and Impact Resistance Ogden, Utah, USA – ENVE proudly announces the all-new M Series, featuring game changing technology that promises to all but eliminate pinch flats forever. The new M Series consists of seven wheelsets, each crafted for a specific rider...

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