Advanced composites are quickly making their way into new product lines. From automotive to furniture to aerospace to consumer products, nearly every industry is in the process of considering investments in advanced composites.
Forward-thinking manufacturers throughout industry supply chains are leveraging composites to produce better products, improve processes and productivity, and grow their businesses as OEMs look to work with qualified manufacturers that can help them broaden their advanced composite supply base.
The Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) is uniquely positioned to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers determine a development path to ensure composites make an impact on their profitability and growth prospects. As part of the MEP National Network, the go-to experts for advancing U.S. manufacturing, and with staff onsite at the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), the national accelerator for the adoption of advanced composites, TMEP connects manufacturers with the expertise and resources they need to begin to explore the process of transforming their businesses through the use of advanced composites.
This important service supports small- and medium-sized manufacturers in leveraging composites to produce better products, improve processes and productivity, and grow their businesses, fostering innovation throughout the manufacturing ecosystem and strengthening U.S. manufacturing.
To learn more about the potential of advanced composites, connect with TMEP by filling out the form on this page.
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Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership
TMEP, part of the University of Tennesse Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS), helps companies and communities succeed, grow, and create high quality jobs by providing consulting, training and connecting services. Whether you want to improve productivity on the plant floor, comply with safety or environmental regulations, navigate the federal procurement process, introduce a new product, or improve your economic development potential, TMEP has the expertise to help manufacturers succeed.
Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation
IACMI is committed to accelerating the development and adoption of cutting-edge manufacturing technologies for low-cost, energy-efficient manufacturing of advanced polymer composites for vehicles, wind turbines, and compressed gas storage. IACMI provides open access to five shared research, development, and demonstration facilities across the United States that leverage extensive existing capabilities and build new capabilities to develop high-throughput technologies and lower-cost materials to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.
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