While breakthroughs in new materials are continuously happening, the innovation cycles in manufacturing are at an all-time high in several industries: new airplanes, new automobiles, new renewable energy structures and more. This session will present the latest trends and will highlight how innovation in manufacturing is becoming the new standard.
Location: Lexington Room A
Chair: Michel van Tooren, SmartState™ Chair for Multifunctional Materials and Structures, University of South Carolina
The BMW i3 Production System: a new way to make automobiles
Dr. Jörg Schulte, Manager Research and Innovation BMW Manufacturing Co.
Multiaxis Printing with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
Arturs Berg, Project Engineer, TIGHITCO Inc.
Innovations in Composite Design and Manufacturing
Ahsan Uddin, Senior Engineer, Crawford Composites, LLC