Local News

Local News

Rock West Composites Opens New Filament Winding Facility

Rock West Press - December 17, 2019

This month Rock West Composites (RWC) celebrated the full operational capacity of its new, dedicated filament winding facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. RWC expanded into a third manufacturing bay at their building, adding 20,000 square feet of space for staff and new equipment. As the company’s capability in the filament...

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Carleton University Using Utah-Based AnalySwift Software for Helicopter Simulation

AnalySwift Press - December 15, 2019

AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites, announced today that Carleton University is participating in its recently launched Academic Partner Program (APP), and the university is using its VABS simulation software for simulating new helicopter rotor blades. The work is part of the Rotorcraft Laboratory at Carleton...

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National News

National News

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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HAFB Part of Innovation Group Nominated for Award

Air Force Sustainment Center News - October 01, 2019

Air Force Material Command is recognizing the Air Force Sustainment Center Innovation Center Team for their many applications of technological advances by nominating the team for the national Gears of Government Award. “These guys are doing incredible things every day with this technology,” said Lt. Col. Christopher Blackwell, director of...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

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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UAMMI Launches its Online Supply Chain Tool

UAMMI Press - September 23, 2019

Today, the Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) announced the launch of its new supply chain database tool. The online tool is a searchable database of nearly every advanced material and manufacturing supplier and manufacturer in the state of Utah.  In addition, it consists of a marketplace where companies...

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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

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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AnalySwift Launches Academic Partner Program

Analyswift Press - January 03, 2019

AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today the launch of its Academic Partner Program, through which it offers universities no-cost licenses for academic research. “We have always been close to the academic community, where both the SwiftComp and VABS software...

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