Utah Expands a Diverse Manufacturing Base

Gary Daughters | Site Selection Magazine - June 11, 2018

Jun 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 to make sure that all Utahans can live an active lifestyle through outdoor recreation. People here tell their friends and family about Utah and tourism.... Read More
Utah Expands a Diverse Manufacturing Base

"We're extremely diversified in manufacturing," says Todd Bingham, president of the Utah Manufacturers Association. "The supply chain for manufacturing is very well connected, and many of our manufacturing companies do business in multiple sectors. There's a very good mixture of high-tech manufacturing and then traditional manufacturing."

New polymer manufacturing process saves 10 orders of magnitude of energy

Science Codex - May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018
Makers of cars, planes, buses - anything that needs strong, lightweight and heat resistant parts - are poised to benefit from a new manufacturing process that requires only a quick touch from a small heat source to send a cascading hardening wave through a polymer. Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new polymer-curing process that could reduce the cost, time and energy needed, compared with the current manufacturing process. The findings, reported.... Read More
New polymer manufacturing process saves 10 orders of magnitude of energy

New polymerization process uses 10 orders of magnitude less energy and can cut two orders of magnitudes of time over the current manufacturing process.

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

SME Press April 2, 2018

Apr 2, 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 an important component of advanced aerospace manufacturing and have been applied to the automotive industry, appliances and consumer goods of every type. “The composites industry.... Read More
UAMMI Partner, Impossible Objects, Receives 2018 Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award

Impossible Objects was recognized with the 2018 Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award (Small Company) for its composite-based additive manufacturing technology, CBAM, which is an entirely new process that is fundamentally different from conventional additive manufacturing technologies.