Local News

Local News

UAMMI Board Member Wins Governor's Medal for Science & Technology

KUTV News - May 24, 2018

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) announced winners Monday for the 2018 Governor's Medals for Science and Technology. One of the winners will be George Hansen, a UAMMI board member and founder of Conductive Composites. The medals are to be presented to four...

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SLCC Westpointe Workforce Training Education Center Opening Soon

Utah Policy - May 24, 2018

On May 17th, around 70 high school students and 40 counselors from the Canyons, Granite, Jordan, Murray, Salt Lake and Tooele school districts were among the first public visitors at Salt Lake Community College’s new Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center. During the hardhat tour on May 17, students learned about...

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National News

National News

UAMMI Partner, Impossible Objects, Receives 2018 Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award

SME Press April 02, 2018

SME, a nonprofit organization that supports the manufacturing industry, along with its Composites Manufacturing Tech Group, recognized an industry leader and prominent composites manufacturing company with its 2018 Composites Manufacturing Awards. Composites combine different materials that work together to form, stronger, lighter or more durable new materials. The materials remain...

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Orbital ATK Produces its 25,000th Composite Structure for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Orbital ATK Press April 02, 2018

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, recently announced it has produced its 25,000th composite structure for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the equivalent of more than 150 ship sets. The Orbital ATK Aerospace Structures Division in Clearfield, Utah, manufactures the composite frames for the Boeing 787-9 and...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI Receives Federal Funding to Manufacture 3D Printed Parts for Air Force

UAMMI Press - April 24, 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah – April 24, 2018. The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) announced today that it has been awarded nearly $1M in federal funds to produce carbon composite additive manufactured parts for the Air Force. This technology will give UAMMI the ability to 3D print carbon based...

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UAMMI Joins "America Makes" Additive Manufacturing Consortium

UAMMI Press - February 14, 2018

The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) recently announced its new membership in the America Makes additive manufacturing network. America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership under the...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Director's Message May 2018 - Opportunities for Growth

UAMMI Press - May 14, 2018

Friends, Within many industries, growth goals are often described as “increasing the size of the pie”.  This can mean many things, but it is often used to describe industry innovations that lead to new opportunities and growth for everyone involved. At UAMMI, we are continually looking for new ways to...

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Director's Message April 2018 - CrossTalk & Expo

UAMMI Press - April 10, 2018

Friends, UAMMI recently hosted another successful CrossTalk event in conjunction with SAMPE’s Wasatch Front Materials Expo.  This event brought together many thought leaders and industry experts throughout Utah and across the country. Held at the SLCC Miller Campus, over 120 attendees participated in this all-day event which featured presentations from...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Advanced Composites

Eric Peterson | CompanyWeek - May 14, 2018

CEO Randy Philpot steers Advanced Composites to booming growth in markets ranging from aerospace to kayaking. Engineering Technology, Inc. (Entec) started Advanced Composites in-house as a means of demonstrating the former company's filament-winding equipment for customers. Philpot came aboard in 1984 when the division was an afterthought, with three employees,...

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Company Spotlight - Nammo Composite Solutions

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - April 10, 2018

In the late 1980's, the world of composites saw a steady increase in the use of pre-preg filaments in manufacturing.  However, there was a problem.  At the time, the filament winding machines were simply not able to handle the unique characteristics of this new material.  With this problem to solve,...

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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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