Local News

Local News

Northrop Grumman Expanding Workforce in Utah

Northrop Grumman Press- September 27, 2018

Northrop Grumman Corporation recently announced it has added 30 new jobs at its composites manufacturing facility in Salt Lake County in 2018, with the goal of adding 100 total jobs over the next several years. The re-purposed 90,000-square-foot facility in West Valley City, Utah, will accommodate composite aerospace structure manufacturing...

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SLCC Officially Opens the Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center

September 23, 2018

Utah lawmakers, along with industry, business and education leaders, received their first glimpse of Salt Lake Community College’s new 121,000-square-foot Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center during a recent grand opening celebration. Strategically located in Salt Lake City’s industrial northwest quadrant, Westpointe is integral to the Wasatch Front’s long-term economic...

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National News

National News

The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

Jesus Diaz | Fast Company- September 10, 2018

At $695 a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming you up over time, conducting...

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Utah Lt. Governor to Speak at Composites Workshop

Composites One Press - August 16, 2018

Composites One is pleased to announce that Spencer J. Cox, Lieutenant Governor of Utah, will make the keynote address at Fly Away with Composites, an advanced composites workshop focused on the aerospace and consumer recreation markets. Lt. Governor Cox is scheduled to address workshop attendees at 12:15 pm on Tuesday,...

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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 Sept 2018 - Utah Companies Keeping Us Safe

UAMMI Press - September 25, 2018

Friends, This month many of us have reflected on the tragic events that took place 17 years ago on September 11, 2001.  For many, it was a day of fear and uncertainty as terror attacks were carried out across many cities in our great nation. A few weeks ago, we...

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Director's Message August 2018 - Global Awareness

August 07, 2018

Friends, A few weeks ago I attended the Farnborough International Tradeshow in the UK.  It is one of the largest airshows of its kind in the world.  Along with exciting aircraft there were thousands of companies displaying just about every product and service you can imagine within the aerospace industry....

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Coaxed

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - September 25, 2018

Dave Rupp was born to be an entrepreneur. With a love for the outdoors and a keen eye for design, he grew up constantly thinking of new products to design and build.  A few years ago, Dave did just that by creating his own company and successfully developing a new...

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Company Spotlight - Powerblanket

Alicia Cunningham | CompanyWeek - August 08, 2018

In 2005, the Powerblanket company began by trying to solve a single problem- how to keep keep new concrete warm in the winter so that it would cure with maximum strength. That question drove the creation of the Powerblanket Concrete Curing Blanket, which, in turn, changed the the concrete calendar...

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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

New Product - PureTrek Carbon Fiber Water Purifier/Trekking Pole

September 26, 2018

Utah companies, PureTrek & Swarm Design, have developed the the worlds first trekking pole water purifier. It combines two must have hiking products into one quick and easy to access water filtration system on the go. PureTrek was founded by Kyle Stringham, a Utah native.  The product was born out...

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New Product - ENVE M7 35mm Handlebar & Stem

Matt Miller | Singletracks- September 08, 2018

After years of only offering a 31.8mm diameter stem, ENVE finally coughed up a 35mm option for a stem and handlebar. The M7 stem and handlebar are marketed to the enduro crowd and are ENVE’s only 35mm option. Even their M9 downhill bars are offered in a 31.8mm diameter, so...

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