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New Study Shows Manufacturing is Utah's 5th Largest Industry

Utah GOED News - July 23, 2020

A recent report, commissioned by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, shows in 2018, Utah’s manufacturing industry provided 7.0% of total state employment and paid 9.6% of overall earnings. Additionally, the report stated it accounted for 11.0% of the state’s gross domestic...

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Dr. Angela Trego to Serve as SAMPE Utah Treasurer

UAMMI Press - July 22, 2020

As a member of UAMMI's team, Dr. Angela Trego assists with small business outreach, new technology development ad company integration into the CONNEX Supply Chain tool.  Along with this, Dr. Trego was recently elected to serve as the Utah SAMPE Executive Board of Directors Treasurer. As treasurer, Dr. Trego will...

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National News

National News

A Look Inside Hexcel's Sprawling Utah Campus

Jeff Sloan | CompositesWorld - July 23, 2020

Although it has progressed tremendously since its modern inception in the late 1960s, the “simple” chemical transformation that is the manufacture of carbon fiber, is a complex, capital-intensive and daunting process only practiced well by a handful of companies throughout the world. Each of these producers has a long history...

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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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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI Participates in Agility Prime TeamUp Event

UAMMI Press - July 22, 2020

Over two hundred companies around the world are developing transformative vertical flight aircraft for urban/advanced air mobility (UAM/AAM), using electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL, or some prefer autonomous-aVTOL or hybrid-hVTOL) technologies. These aircraft may incorporate non-traditional electric or hybrid propulsion for manned or unmanned operation, with an onboard pilot,...

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New Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) to Assist Utah Manufacturers

UAMMI Press - May 27, 2020

The Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) announces its official launch. UIRA provides all Utah manufacturers with a single, expert resource to help them improve their bottom line. UIRA delivers service and outreach to the manufacturing industry in the form of industry-specic training, mentoring and coaching, and becomes a trusted business...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Directors Message July 2020 - Moving Forward

UAMMI Press - July 22, 2020

Greetings, The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in numerous lifestyle and business changes across our great nation and state. During these changes, UAMMI has remained committed to helping Utah advanced materials and advanced manufacturing companies succeed while we all adapt. One such way we are doing this is by implementing the...

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Directors Message May 2020 - Industry Survey Results

UAMMI Press - May 19, 2020

Friends, We are all facing difficulties during this time.  However, there is hope for an improving economy as Utah enters the “Stabilization Phase” and businesses start to reopen with new safety measures in place. Recently, the UAMMI team reached out and interviewed nearly all advanced materials and manufacturing companies in...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

A Look Inside Hexcel's Sprawling Utah Campus

Jeff Sloan | CompositesWorld - July 23, 2020

Although it has progressed tremendously since its modern inception in the late 1960s, the “simple” chemical transformation that is the manufacture of carbon fiber, is a complex, capital-intensive and daunting process only practiced well by a handful of companies throughout the world. Each of these producers has a long history...

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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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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

Rock West Composites Adds Aluminum Honeycomb Core Panels to Lineup

Rock West Press - July 23, 2020

This month Rock West Composites (RWC) announced the expansion of its sandwich panel lineup with the addition of new aluminum honeycomb core panels. Offering versions with carbon fiber composite and aluminum skins, customers can select light weight panels that suit their specific project requirements. The carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb...

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Video - How to 3D Print With Carbon Fiber

UAMMI Press - June 25, 2020

When it comes to 3D printing there are not many options to 3D print composite materials in a way that retains the strength. However, a new process called Carbon Based Additive Manufacturing (CBAM) has recently been developed that may change all that. Our team at UAMMI has acquired a CBAM...

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