Michigan’s Composites Industry: Driving Innovation
Located in the U.S., Michigan has a well-known history of innovation in the automotive and advanced manufacturing industries. And Michigan’s leadership in innovation extends into many other industries that rely on composite materials and world-class expertise. The Michigan on Stage session will showcase the people, resources, projects, and collaborations that make Michigan a global leader in the vast composites industry.
Michigan On Stage will be moderated by Eric Shreffler, Senior Vice President for Market Development at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. His panel will include experts from academic and research institutes, industry, and global consulting. The program will demonstrate why Michigan is internationally recognized for its composite material expertise. As Michigan has been driving innovation in the automotive industry for many generations, its engineering, materials and advanced manufacturing expertise spans many industries, including: aerospace and defense, medical device manufacturing, high-tech, transportation mobility, and many more. Several case studies will be shared during this inaugural Michigan on Stage program that demonstrate why Michigan offers many benefits to the global composites community.