Of all consumer products, which are most likely to get recycled? Most people name soft drink bottles, but their recycle rate is only 45 percent. With paper, it’s only 34 percent. Only 67 percent of major appliances get recycled. With cars however, the recycle rate is a hearty 95 percent.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.