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Local News

SLCC Uses Idle Facilities and Equipment to Make PPE's

SLCC News - May 20, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the U.S. this past spring, people with different skill sets at Salt Lake Community College started brainstorming how they could use their talents and the school’s resources to make a key component of keeping people safe – masks. The result – thousands of...

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Utah Advanced Materials Companies Manufacture PPEs

UAMMI Press - May 19, 2020

In the recent weeks the world has been scrambling to obtain essential Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, many of Utah’s advanced materials companies have pivoted their production lines to make this equipment.  Here are a few examples of the great work being done: DPS...

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National News

National News

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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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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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

UAMMI Joins Forces with the Utah Industry Resource Alliance

UAMMI Press - May 19, 2020

A new Utah organization has been formed to provide manufacturers with resources to help them improve their bottom line. It’s called the Utah Industry Resource Alliance (UIRA) and its goal is to connect manufacturers with services offered by various partners across the state.  These services include free and fee-based industry-specific...

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Report of COVID-19 Economic Effects on Utah’s Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Industry

UAMMI Press | May 18, 2020

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) recently released a report of the COVID-19 Economic Effects on Utah’s Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Industry.  The report is a summary of survey responses from over 140 companies recently contacted and interviewed by UAMMI team members. The purpose of the survey was...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

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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Directors Message Mar 2020 - Recovery Response

UAMMI Press - March 24, 2020

Friends, As many of you know, Jeff Edwards is stepping down as the UAMMI Executive Director.  In his place, I am honored to have been selected as the new Executive Director and take over his leadership role.  I am excited to meet and associate with all of you as we...

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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

ATCS Announces New Origami Police Shield

ATCS Press - January 25, 2020

[caption id="attachment_7633" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Courtesy of Jaren Wilkey/ BYU © BYU PHOTO[/caption] Utah's Advanced Technology Compliant Solutions recently introduced a true step forward in ballistic protection with the Swift Shield. The patented design is based on origami (the ancient art of paper folding) principles that enable it to collapse...

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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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