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  Do you need a better-paying, more challenging, and fulfilling career? The present moment is a great time to pursue an executive job in composite manufacturing. This growing, lucrative field is the opportunity you need to give yourself and your family a better life. Take a look at these top executive perks in the composite manufacturing industry. 1....
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2021 GEAR Awards On December 8th, 2021 SMI Composites was awarded Supplier of the Year by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. This award recognizes the innovation and advancement of technologies within the state’s automotive and mobility industries. The Georgia Department of Economic Development wrote, “Georgia’s existing automotive companies continue to push the mobility industry...
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You may not know it, but there are many things we take for granted as an advanced society. For instance, consider the concrete that makes up our streets, the bricks that hold together our buildings, and the carbon fiber frames of your bike. These are all made possible because of composite engineering. Thanks to the...
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Composite manufacturing is a burgeoning industry that contributes $22 billion to the U.S. economy each year, meaning there’s no shortage of quality vendors out there. But how do you know which one is best for your company? Do you pick a random credible name out of a hat and hope for the best? We surely hope not....
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Of the many elements that humankind has learned to utilize for technological purposes, carbon is among the most important. It is, literally, the very stuff of life. Therefore, carbon-based biology, the industry, and the economy still rely on for fuel. And, in the early decades of the twenty-first century, the advent of carbon fiber has...
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Despite the low number of employees in the fiberglass industry, it continues to grow and this material is in demand for manufacturers of boats, automobiles, planes, and more. If you’re working on a project and considering using fiberglass, it’s important to understand all of the fiberglass properties. These will help you make your final decision as...
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Sustainability is a major topic in almost every industry today. Companies that set out to tackle a composite material project are starting to consider the kind of impact they make on the environment. Many firms have been able to eliminate toxic chemicals and other hazards from their workflows, which has helped to drastically reduce their...
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The 25th Anniversary of the Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) was April 15-18, 2019.  The appreciation week was developed by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. There are three categories for the award – large, 500 or more employees; medium, 150-500 employees; and small, 150 or fewer employees.  To qualify for the nomination, the...
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