Local News

Local News

UofU to Race Carbon Fiber Car in Formula SAE Competition

Natalie Colby | Daily Utah Chronicle - February 04, 2020

While students are getting into the swing of the spring semester, members of the Formula U Racing team, the University of Utah’s section of Formula SAE, are in the middle of a year-long project. They are working to build an electric car with a full carbon fiber monocoque, the structural...

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Stadler Brings Swiss Apprenticeship Program to Utah

Madeline St. Amour | Inside Higher Ed - February 01, 2020

A Swiss company is bringing its apprenticeship model to Utah to build a skilled workforce for its new facility in this country. The Swiss model, applauded by the Trump administration and broadly supported by the public, has students split time between classes and paid, on-the-job training to get skills for...

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National News

National News

AnalySwift Awarded Grant from NASA

AnalySwift Press - January 27, 2020

An innovation that helps speed the design of fishing rods, skis and cell phone electronics soon will help NASA do its work in space. Utah's AnalySwift LLC recently announced that they received a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from NASA. The STTR award will help the company further develop...

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Air Force to Hold 3D Printing Olympics in Utah

Anas Essop | 3D Printing Industry - December 19, 2019

With 3D printing playing a part in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the U.S. Air Force has taken it one step further by organizing an entire Olympic event around the technology. Hosted by the Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO), the Advanced Manufacturing Olympics Event invites different participants, from additive manufacturing...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI Recognized by Governor During State of the State Address

UAMMI Press | February 05, 2020

On January 30th, 2020 Governor Herbert delivered his final State of the State address to both houses of the legislature. During his speech, he surprisingly recognized UAMMI for it's role in the coal to fiber project as an example of ways to increase prosperity in Utah’s rural areas.  "I was...

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UAMMI Seeks New Executive Director

UAMMI Press - December 10, 2019

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) announced today that it is seeking a new Executive Director for its organization. This stems from the recent announcement of its current director, Jeff Edwards, that he will be stepping down in February 2020 to serve a mission with his wife for...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Directors Message Dec 2019 - Passing the Torch

UAMMI Press - December 19, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, I am looking back on all that UAMMI has accomplished this year.  With the help of so many industry partners like you, we have accomplished many great things, some of which include: Hosting two CrossTalk conference events which brought together industry experts and attendees...

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Directors Message Oct 2019 - CONNEX Tool Launch

UAMMI Press - October 11, 2019

Recently, members of the UAMMI team represented Utah’s advanced materials industry at the 2019 CAMX show in Anaheim.  Over 7,000 industry members and 500+ exhibitors attended this expanding show, which is now the biggest of its kind in the US.  Of the many activities that took place at our booth,...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Ottobock

ABC4Utah - May 10, 2019

Born out of a need to support world war one veterans, Ottobock is a global company with research, design and manufacturing teams based in the beehive state. “We are the world leaders in external prosthetics. We make prosthetics, orthotic and mobility equipment,” says Dave Wall, Chief Operating Officer of Ottobock’s...

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Company Spotlight - Electrafly

AOPA - December 19, 2018

A small band of innovators from Utah is developing a new take on a personal flying machine- so new it has never before been seen outside of its creator’s shop until now. The prototype sat at the far end of the exhibit hall at InterDrone, billed as North America’s biggest...

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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

ATCS Announces New Origami Police Shield

ATCS Press - January 25, 2020

[caption id="attachment_7633" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Courtesy of Jaren Wilkey/ BYU © BYU PHOTO[/caption] Utah's Advanced Technology Compliant Solutions recently introduced a true step forward in ballistic protection with the Swift Shield. The patented design is based on origami (the ancient art of paper folding) principles that enable it to collapse...

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Christensen Arms Announces New Carbon-Fiber Firearm

Christensen Arms Press - January 05, 2019

Christensen Arms recently unveiled their new Traverse carbon-fiber firearm.  It elevates their backcountry rifle offerings with time-honored styling and the performance you would expect from Christensen Arms. Designed to be lightweight from the inside out—this firearm takes full advantage of our expertise in carbon fiber and premium materials. Read more.....

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