Carbon Fiber Molding Process: What Are the Different Types?

Projections show that the global carbon fiber market will reach a size of $8.9 billion by 2031. Carbon fiber has one of the best strength-to-weight ratios of any material, making it ideal for a range of applications. There are various molding processes available, and they all provide different results. Picking the best molding process for […]

5 Benefits of Carbon Fiber Car Parts

Are you looking to improve your car? If you want to keep it running and looking its best, you need high-quality materials and parts. Carbon fiber is one such material and it’s highly versatile. You may have heard of it already, but you might not know what the fuss is all about. That’s where we […]

The Benefits of In-House Production in Composite Manufacturing

According to a research brief published by E2Open, the top two reasons for outsourcing manufacturing are, to reduce manufacturing costs and relying on third parties for manufacturing expertise. While for those looking to cut out the middle man and start composite manufacturing in-house, there are loads of benefits. Namely, cutting costs. At SMI Composites, we’ve […]

How Carbon Fiber Parts Make Cars Safer

Did you know that carbon fiber has the highest strength density of any material commonly used in the auto industry? Car racing enthusiasts have long been familiar with carbon fiber and composite advanced technology on their favorite racecars. You can find a carbon fiber application on many leading Formula One vehicles. But composite manufacturing has […]

Engineering Jobs: What Does a Composites Engineer Do?

A lawyer could work on many different types of legal cases. A doctor could specialize in anything from cardiology to pediatrics. There are many different areas of specialty for an engineer too. There may be a plethora of high-quality engineering jobs. Some may even lead to management positions. Have you heard of composite engineering? Wondered what a […]

5 Cool Innovative Solutions Using Carbon Fiber

Innovative Solutions Did you know that the global carbon fiber market is expected to reach a value of nearly $6.4 billion in the next few years? The uses of carbon fiber as an innovative solution are almost endless. Even now, more and more innovation is occurring with this state-of-the-art material. Are you ready to explore […]

Georgia USA: Georgia GEAR ‘Supplier of the Year Award SMI Composites

SMI Composites, 2021 Supplier of the Year award winner, was featured on! Check out their blog and interview with our Executive VP Shane Morris below. One wouldn’t necessarily expect to find a company making high-end automotive “bling” in tiny Comer, Georgia, population 1,126. Yet that is exactly the community that one of Georgia’s GEAR […]