Composites Weekly
About this podcast
This is a podcast that's dedicated to composite manufacturers. It provides them updated news and information within the industry.

Episodes (Total: 10)
Nov. 18, 2016
The structural engineering profession has a history of constant innovation as engineers and researchers strive to increase the safety and performance of buildings, bridges, and towers designed to resist seismic, wind, and gravity forces. On this week’s episode we welcome Dr. Jerome Hajjar on the show. Dr. Hajjar is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering... The post Discussing New Trends For Seismic Engineering of Steel and Composite Structures – Interview with Dr. Jerome Hajjar appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Oct. 26, 2016
This week, John Cogger joins me on Composites Weekly to discuss the keys to success for composites in new markets like the architectural industry. John is the president of Innova Engineering – a firm that provides engineering services to manufacturers in a variety of industries including medical, aerospace, consumer product industries and the architectural. John has over 25... The post Keys to Success for Composites in the Architectural Markets – Interview with John Cogger of Innova Engineering appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Oct. 19, 2016
This week, we are discussing opportunities for composites in the Architecture market with William Kimmerle of Kimmerle Group. Kimmerle Group is a multifaceted architectural design firm with headquarters in Harding, NJ and the Urban Studio office in NYC. This firm has an extensive portfolio of work in corporate, commercial, healthcare, urban design, education, and historic... The post Opportunities For Composites in Architecture- Interview with William Kimmerle of Kimmerle Group appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Oct. 11, 2016
This past week at CAMX, I had the opportunity to interview John Schweitzer of the ACMA. John is the Senior Advisor to the President with the American Composites Manufacturers Association, and on this episode, we’ll be discussing the ACMA’s political action committee (PAC) and why it is so important for today’s manufacturers. John explains one of the... The post Discussing the ACMA PAC – Interview with John Schweitzer, Senior Advisor to the President appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Oct. 6, 2016
On this episode, I welcome Joshua Leath on the show to share some background on his company and the products they offer to the industry. Joshua is the product manager for Fibre Glast Developments Corporation – a company that offers a complete line of fiberglass supplies and composite materials including fiberglass cloth, epoxy resins, carbon... The post Helping Fabricators Today Build Better Composites – Interview with Joshua Leath of Fibre Glast Developments Corporation appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Oct. 4, 2016
This past week at CAMX, I had the privilege of talking with Tom Dobbins, president of the ACMA and Arseniy Bolotsko, director of digital strategy with the ACMA. We discussed one of their most recent projects, Composites Lab. Composites Lab is a comprehensive online resource dedicated to educating anyone who has an interest in composites... The post Discussing Composites Lab with Tom Dobbins and Arseniy Bolotsko of ACMA appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Sept. 28, 2016
On this week’s episode out at CAMX 2016, Nina Zerman of Ship and Shore Environmental Inc. joined me to share some background on her company. Nina is technical sales & marketing manager for Ship & Shore. They are a complete source for industrial air pollution control as well as heat and energy recovery systems. With offices based... The post Providing Energy Efficient Solutions to Meet the Demands of Environmental Regulations – Interview with Nina Zerman of Ship and Shore Environmental, Inc. appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Sept. 21, 2016
This week, I welcome Dr. Francesco Fornasiero on the show to discuss some his research in developing a composite material that makes military uniforms breathable and could protect soldiers from biological and chemical agents. Dr. Fornasiero will discuss his team’s work at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in fabricating flexible polymeric membranes with aligned carbon nanotube channels as moisture conductive... The post Protecting Soldiers on the Battlefield with Composite Technology – Interview with Francesco Fornasiero of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Sept. 15, 2016
This week, I welcome Dr. Anthony Rollett on the show.  He is the co-director of the NextManufacturing Center and professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He’s an expert in the 3D printing of metals and his research focuses on microstructure, strength of materials, constitutive relations, texture, porosity and formability. On this... The post Solving Porosity Issues in Metal 3-D Printing with Anthony Rollett of NextManufacturing Center appeared first on Composites Weekly.
Sept. 1, 2016
For our “sales and marketing segment” this week, Katie Christy joins me on the show to discuss the topic of improving sales performance using the StrengthsFinder Assessment. Katie has a background in manufacturing, and is the founder of Activate Your Talent, a training company that uses a three-tiered approach to increase individual and team effectiveness through experiential... The post How to Improve Your Sales Team’s Performance Through the StrengthsFinder Assessment – Interview with Katie Christy of Activate Your Talent appeared first on Composites Weekly.