Company Spotlight – TCR Composites

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - February 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018
In the late 1980’s Thiokol Corporation was fabricating a large number of diverse solid propellant rocket motors.  To do this, they were utilizing standard prepreg materials available during that era.  Due to the very short life cycle of the material, the process of fabricating the large rocket motor cases became difficult and cost prohibitive. As is often the case, necessity leads to innovation and it was no different for Thiokol in this case.  Chemists and.... Read More
Company Spotlight – TCR Composites

TCR Composites' entrepreneurial atmosphere is unique to the success of the company

Company Spotlight – KIHOMAC

Justin Bott | UAMMI Press - January 9, 2018

Jan 9, 2018
For KIHOMAC, solving unique problems is all in a day's work. Several years ago, the Air Force had a problem that needed fixing.  The aging A-10 jet had pylons that were in desperate need of refurbishment and repair.  The problem was so bad that the wing pylons were coded as throwaway to be scrapped.  Replacing these pylons would be a huge expense and very time-consuming for the Air Force.  But when the problem was presented.... Read More
Company Spotlight – KIHOMAC

For KIHOMAC, solving unique problems is all in a day's work.

Company Spotlight – DPS Skis

Alicia Cunningham | CompanyWeek - December 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017
Founder Stephen Drake has carved a successful niche with shaped boards, but the perfect ski beckons along with fast growth If you have not been skiing in the last ten years, Stephan Drake, Founder of DPS Skis, would argue that you have not been skiing at all – at least not the way it should be experienced. “The experience has changed by leaps and bounds because of the technology,” Drake says.  “Basically, it’s so much.... Read More
Company Spotlight – DPS Skis

Willingness to pay a higher price is a hard thing to build up, and we are proud our brand has built up that equity