Advanced Manufacturing

TPI and Senvion Sign Wind Blade Supply Agreement and Cooperate on RodPack Technology

Via SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TPI Composites, Inc., (TPI) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global footprint, announced today that it is providing additional details regarding the signing of a new supply agreement that it previously disclosed on August 8, 2017. TPI has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion S.A. to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind

UA Selected For High-impact, Industrial Demonstration Of New Integrated Photonic Cryogenic Datalink For Focal Plane Arrays

Via The $1,200,000 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) project, along with an additional $400,000 in matching funds from a team led by the University of Arizona (UA), will support a consortium that includes Sandia National Labs, Raytheon (RTN) and other aerospace firms engaged in FPA technology. The project will encompass the design, fabrication and test of cryogenic PIC-based datalinks for FPA readout and has the potential to strongly advance

UA Selected For Defense Department Photonics Project The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership advancing the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, has announced the University of Arizona as the winner of a proposal call for a new Defense Department Government Directed Project for photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, data links for cryogenic focal plane arrays, or FPAs. The $1.2 million Department of Defense project, along with an additional $400,000 in matching funds from

Companies Sign On For Planned Sahuarita Tech Center

Via “Economic development” is a catchphrase in Arizona, but the town of Sahuarita plans to construct a tech center to put a foundation behind the idea. The town will build the $4 million Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, called SAMTEC, on vacant land. It has already attracted two companies to occupy the center on a lease, beginning in 2019. It will rely on a $3 million grant from

Via Electric carmaker Lucid Motors Inc. is raising a new round of financing and is also considering an outright sale after holding early-stage takeover talks with Ford Motor Co., according to people familiar with the situation. The Menlo Park, California-based firm has hired Morgan Stanley to help raise more money to pay for further development of its vehicle and a new manufacturing plant in Arizona, the people said. They

Via WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3 million grant to the Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, to establish the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC), a multi-tenant facility that will provide flexible high-tech space to local businesses. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 75 new jobs, retain 31 jobs, and

Via This visit by CPI to Arizona was organized to showcase a dynamic Aerospace & Defense manufacturing industry with more than 1,200 A&D companies. More importantly, pre-arranged meetings with local industry leaders and tours of several high-tech facilities presented ideal opportunities to demonstrate the fact that CPI and its customers in the shelter program in Tijuana are not a separate part of production but that we are all part

UA Offers High-tech Labs For Students To Explore, Work

Via Nowhere is UA’s science prestige more visible than the many high-tech labs dotted around campus. Here are three that incoming UA students can work at during their school years: The Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) lab aims to help familiarize students with various types of medical procedures, without the use of actual human bodies. ASTEC is located in the College of Medicine, connected to Banner –