Company Spotlight – Nammo Composite Solutions

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - April 10, 2018

Apr 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, a small Utah company named Composite Solutions set out to fix this and create a new filament winding machine.  They soon succeeded at this by.... Read More
Company Spotlight – Nammo Composite Solutions

In just a matter of years, Nammo Composite Solutions has nearly doubled its workforce and is still growing strong.

Company Spotlight – ACT Aerospace

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - March 14, 2018

Mar 14, 2018
In the 1980s, the rural town of Fayette, Utah boasted a local population of just 165 residents. It was a town that even most Utah resident hadn’t heard of. However, a man named Roland J. Christensen, who had grown up there, wanted to change that.  With a keen sense of innovation and meticulous attention to details, Roland set out to build several companies, employ local residents, and change the lives of many who lived in.... Read More
Company Spotlight – ACT Aerospace

For Roland Christiansen, founding several companies in rural Utah has been a labor of love and ingenuity.

Company Spotlight – TCR Composites

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - February 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018
In the late 1980’s Thiokol Corporation was fabricating a large number of diverse solid propellant rocket motors.  To do this, they were utilizing standard prepreg materials available during that era.  Due to the very short life cycle of the material, the process of fabricating the large rocket motor cases became difficult and cost prohibitive. As is often the case, necessity leads to innovation and it was no different for Thiokol in this case.  Chemists and.... Read More
Company Spotlight – TCR Composites

TCR Composites' entrepreneurial atmosphere is unique to the success of the company