18 October 2016
18 October 2016
The schedule for Composites One, the Closed Mold Alliance and Magnum Venus Products 2017 educational workshops that run in association with the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has been released.
“The workshops focusing on advanced processes and materials that we led with IACMI and Magnum Venus Products this year attracted hundreds of composites professionals,” said Composites One President and COO, Leon Garoufalis, who was joined at the Press Announcement by IACMI Workforce & Communications Director, Robin Pate. “We hope to build upon this success in 2017 by attracting an even wider audience to four more schools – some in new locations as well,” added Leon.
“As part of IACMI-The Composite Institute’s commitment to The Department of Energy, industry partners and state partners supporting our organisation, workforce training initiatives are prioritised to meet the needs resulting from the anticipated growth of the advanced composites industry,” said Dr. Craig Blue, IACMI CEO. “Through our partnership with Composites One, 140 organisations representing over 30 states have experienced innovative hands-on training thus far in 2016. The opportunities for attendees to learn best practices in composites manufacturing and connect with industry peers through these workshops has been very well received. We are pleased to announce continued partnership with Composites One in 2017 that will include additional training sessions in four of IACMI’s partner states, Tennessee, Michigan, Indiana and Colorado, US.”
Locations and dates include:
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, US – 23rd - 24th February 2017 – New Location!
NREL/IACMI Wind Technology Facility, Boulder, Colorado, US – 18th - 19th April 2017
IACMI Vehicle Scale Up Facility at Corktown, Detroit, Michigan, US – 16th - 17th May 2017 – New Location!
IACMI Modeling & Simulation Facility at Purdue University’s Indiana Manufacturing Institute, West Lafayette, Indiana, US – 7th - 8th November 2017
More than 1,800 visitors attended the KraussMaffei Competence Forum in Munich, Germany, on 6-7 June to celebrate the company’s 180th anniversary under the theme ‘Technology Pioneers – from Tradition to Innovation.’
Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will exhibit nonwovens for use in surface finishing, imparting EMI shielding or fire protection, and other transport applications, at the JEC Conference on The Future of Composites in Transportation, taking place in Chicago, US, on 27-28 June.
Advanced Engineering 2018, the UK’s annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals, has opened registration for its 10th anniversary show. The first 50 people signing up will be offered a free Ultra High Capacity Power Bank for mobile phones and laptops, to be picked up at the show.