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Recognizing the Women Leading Utah's Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Tulinda Larsen | March 22, 2021

UAMMI is pleased to recognize the women at the forefront of Utah’s advanced materials and advanced manufacturing. Each is contributing to the vitality of this important industry and providing role models for other women and girls to enter Utah’s advanced manufacturing. Please join us as we recognize these local women...

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Snow College to Offer New Composites Program

Ben Lasseter | Sanpete Messenger - March 08, 2021

In response to surrounding areas becoming home to multiple composites manufacturing companies, Snow College is designing a program to fully prepare students to work in composites. The program intends to produce industry-ready candidates for manufacturing jobs across sectors including aerospace, fiberglass, sporting goods and many others. It will begin in...

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National News

National News

UIRA Macro Economic Report 2.0

April 05, 2021

Good news! Utah’s manufacturers are rebounding from the impacts of the COVID-19 recession thanks to the strong economic base going into the recession.  The report is an update to Using Market Demand to Manage Production Levels COVID-19 Market Demand Analysis and Forecast 1.0, which was released in November 2020. Most industries, with...

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UAMMI Signs Collaboration Agreement with the Graphene Council

UAMMI Press - November 19, 2020

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) recently signed a collaboration agreement with the Graphene Council, the largest trade and professional society for the research, development and application of graphene and related advanced materials. In the spirit of collaboration, the two organizations have agreed to support each others respective...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBER AND MARKETING DIRECTOR

March 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ­– March 29, 2021 – The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI), a federal and state funded initiative to bring together public, private, community, industry and education partners to assure growth and sustainability of Utah’s advanced material and manufacturing industry, has announced the addition of TJ...

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UAMMI Offers Group Employee Benefit Plan

UAMMI Press - March 08, 2021

UAMMI is now offering small businesses Group Employee Benefit plans! That's right, UAMMI has teamed with Moreton Insurance to offer small Utah companies a competitive employee benefit packages through a group program.  Any small Utah business with less than 50 employees associated with UAMMI’s Cluster Member program (e.g, works within...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Director's Message March 2021

UAMMI Press - March 08, 2021

The FY21 Utah legislative session is in the books and with it comes an end to another year of legislative funding request efforts for UAMMI and associated programs.  We are excited to announce that UAMMI received full funding for FY22, as part of the Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) appropriation....

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Director's Message January 2021

UAMMI Press - January 14, 2021

Although we are all anxious to put 2020 in the rear-view mirror, and look forward to the promise of the new year, I would first like to reflect on what UAMMI was able to accomplish in 2020 and then look forward to what we have planned for 2021 Despite all...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

A Little Bit of Utah Lands on Mars

UAMMI Press - March 08, 2021

Putting astronauts on Mars is a daunting task, not just because Mars is so much farther away than the moon but also because orbital mechanics argue for a stay of about 150 days on the surface, for a total of about two and a half years away from home. Aside...

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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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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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