IACMI signs MOU with Composite Prototyping Center

October 16, 2015
Source: CompositesWorld

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI, Knoxville, TN, US) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Composite Prototyping Center (CPC, Plainview, NY, US). The agreement provides the framework for collaboration in research, product development, commercialization, workforce training and STEM education. The three-year, in-kind agreement is effective immediately. Read More.

LI composites center, national consortium in deal

The nation’s largest composites consortium has signed a collaborative agreement with Plainview’s Composite Prototyping Center on Thursday in a deal that could be worth $250 million in contracts and grants. The agreement provides the framework for collaboration in research, product development, commercialization, workforce training and STEM education. Read More.

Rep. Israel, Department of Energy Announce Milestone Clean Energy Partnership with Long Island Manufacturing Facility

Oct 15, 2015

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Manufacturing Facility in Plainview Earns National Designation as Advanced Composite Manufacturer for Northeast Corridor
Plainview, NY—Rep. Israel joined U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary Kathleen Hogan and local stakeholders for a signing ceremony announcing a collaborative arrangement in which The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing (IACMI) and the Composite Prototyping Center (CPC) in Plainview will work together to develop advanced composite materials, used in aerospace and car manufacturing, and bring them to market. The agreement also designates CPC as a New York and Northeast hub for product development, research, workforce training, and STEM education for regional manufacturers looking to enhance their advanced composite development capabilities. Read more.

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Signs Collaboration Agreement With Composite Prototyping Center

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing (IACMI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Composite Prototyping Center (CPC) outlining a collaborative arrangement in which both will work to bring advanced composite materials and technologies to the marketplace. The agreement provides the framework for collaboration in research, product development, commercialization, workforce training and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.

Advanced composite materials—such as carbon fiber—are up to three times as strong and twice as light as the lightest metals used in many current applications. In the automotive sector, advanced composites could halve the weight of a passenger car and improve its fuel efficiency by roughly 35 percent without compromising performance or safety.

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Deal puts LI Composites Center in Running For $250M in Contracts, Grants

October 15, 2015, Newsday

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The Composite Prototyping Center in Plainview Thursday signed an agreement to become the first regional satellite for a Department of Energy national composites center in Tennessee. The agreement positions the regional center, a unit of the Long Island Forum for Technology, to compete for almost a quarter-billion dollars in contracts and grants from the public and private sectors, CPC director Leonard Poveromo said. (Read More)