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Vote for the 9M Wind Blade for JEC World Innovation Awards

Vote for the 9M Wind Turbine Blade Prototype for JEC World's Innovation Awards Finalist. This is a "People's Choice Award" style award, open to everyone to vote until JEC World begins this March. Click here to vote, scroll to the "Sustainability" category, and vote for "INNOVATIVE THERMOPLASTIC-MATRIX WIND TURBINE BLADE."
Watch the video to learn more about the 9M Wind Blade Prototype.
Thank you to all the project partners: Arkema Inc., JohnsManville, TPIComposites Inc., Huntsman Polyurethanes, Strongwell, DowAksa USA, Chomarat North America, Composites One, SikaAxson, Creative Foam, Chem-Trend Commercialization, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, and the Advanced Industries Program administered by the Colorado Office of Economic Trade and Development (OEDIT). Fabricated at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL)  Composites Manufacturing Education and Technology (CoMET) facility in Boulder, CO.
Are you showcasing your company's innovations at JEC World 2018? Let IACMI know, and we will promote your successes!
Click here to tell us about your presence at JEC World.
Register for the Road2Composites: Scaling Up Innovation training event at the Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) in Detroit, MI on  April 17 – 18, 2018. In this workshop, you will learn through hands-on experiences about automotive and transportation scale up, lightweighting, and high-volume composites products and processes.

Input Requested for National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing

The National Science and Technology Council, Subcommittee on Advanced Manufacturing (NSTC SAM) requests input on a National Strategic Plan they are developing for Advanced Manufacturing to improve Government coordination and provide long-term guidance for Federal programs and activities. Input is requested from the public, including stakeholders from industry, academia, and non-profits active in advanced manufacturing.

For more information, please see the Request for Information. An input form is available to facilitate input, at:
The deadline to submit input is March 7, 2018.

For Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, IACMI highlighted an IACMI intern, Mary Daffron, who has interned at the Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility (FCMF) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she is also a student. Happy #GirlDay2018. Read more about Mary and her leadership here.

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