Local News

Local News

Utah's Jerome Berg Selected as SAMPE Executive Cabinet Officer

SAMPE Press - July 13, 2018

Utah's Jerome Berg of Northrup Grumman is one of the seven new SAMPE members selected to lead SAMPE North America for the 2018-2019 term.  These serving as officers of the SAMPE North America Executive Cabinet are: SAMPE North America Executive Cabinet North America President - Karin Anderson, Structures Analyst, The...

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UofU MEP Offering Free Metal Additive Manufacturing Training to Utah Businesses

June 20, 2018

In partnership with Utah Technical Colleges, the University of Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership (UUMEP) Center will bring free Metal Additive Manufacturing training to Utah. Also known as Metal 3D Printing, this technology has been labeled as “disruptive” by many industry experts, and many local companies have reported that their competitors...

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National News

National News

3-D Printing Is Changing Way Air Force Fixes Its Aging Planes

Oriana Pawlyk | Military.com - July 13, 2018

Three-dimensional printing is becoming more prevalent in the defense industry, as engineers explore the process to make parts for the most sophisticated U.S. weapons, such as intercontinental ballistic missiles. But lesser-known projects have been in the works at a Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, shop that has been producing parts...

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Utah Expands a Diverse Manufacturing Base

Gary Daughters | Site Selection Magazine - June 11, 2018

Outdoor companies that have chosen to headquarter in Utah include Black Diamond, Skullcandy, Ground Zero, Easton and GPS. The outdoor economy has become such a boon to Utah that, in 2013, Governor Gary Herbert created a first-in-the-nation statewide Office of Outdoor Recreation. "Our mission," says office director Tom Adams, "is...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI to Co-Host Composites One Demo Event & Workshop

UAMMI Press - July 12, 2018

Davis Technical College & UAMMI are proudly hosting a two-day demo event and workshop from Composites One. Organized by Composites One, the Closed Mold Alliance and IACMI's Composite Institute, this event will be the first of its kind held in the inter-mountain west.  Fly Away with Composites!, is a two-day...

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UAMMI Participates in Inaugural STEM City Event

UAMMI Press - July 10, 2018

UAMMI recently participated in the first ever STEM City at the Warriors Over the Wasatch Air Show at Hill Air Force Base on June 23-24, 2018. STEM City was a unique attraction organized by the state STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) group and the STEM program manager at Hill Air...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Director's Message July 2018 - Future Workforce

UAMMI Press - July 12, 2018

Friends, As many of you know, one of the challenges of growing the advanced materials and manufacturing industry in Utah is finding and retaining qualified employees. This is a trial for many companies and is a frequent topic of discussion as we meet with people across the state.  With unemployment...

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Director's Message June 2018 - Deserved Recognition

UAMMI Press - June 08, 2018

Friends, I am continually amazed at how many good things are happening in the advanced materials and manufacturing industry in Utah. People are paying attention to what’s going on here and recognizing Utah for our leadership.  Recently, two of our partners and board members were nationally and locally recognized for...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Petersen Inc

Alicia Cunningham | CompanyWeek - July 11, 2018

Petersen Inc. is a critical piece to the aerospace supply chain, operating the worldwide tooling warehouse for Boeing.  However, it's their diversity that keeps them successful. Dennis Petersen started the company in a garage on the west side of Ogden in 1961. "It's right next door," says Mark Jenkins from...

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Company Spotlight - Conductive Composites

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - June 07, 2018

George Hansen has always been fascinated with science.  Perhaps it began in first grade when his mom gave him a book on plate tectonics or maybe when his dad taught him about the table of nuclides when he was 10.  Whenever it began, George’s love of learning and experimentation has...

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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

New Product - KLOS Full-Sized Guitar

KLOS Press May 14, 2018

The Utah based KLOS company has officially launched production of full-size carbon fiber guitars. KLOS Guitars has taken the experience from shipping nearly 2000 travel guitars to over 70 countries and all 50 states and selling hundreds of carbon fiber ukuleles to now finally present the full size guitar. The...

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New Product - PreVABS Preprocessor by Analyswift

Analyswift Press April 08, 2018

AnalySwift, LLC, a Utah company that provides efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, recently announced that a versatile new preprocessor called PreVABS is now available to users of the powerful VABS composite blade simulation software. The VABS software is an engineering code for rigorous simulation of...

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