DSC_0139.JPGThirty area professionals gathered on November 28 for 2018’s final Composites Coalition quarterly meeting, hosted at the Knoxville Chamber.

Industry partners and companies had the opportunity to learn more about the statewide composites initiative, hear about industry progress throughout the region and speak casually with each other about shared pain points and opportunities.

Speakers included Doug Lawyer, Vice President of Economic Development, Knoxville Chamber; Danny Norman, Consultant, UT Center for Industrial Services; Peter Hedger, Jr., Marketing Director, MVP; Joanie Harmon, Workforce Manager, IACMI; and Joshua Nowak, Vice President, Research and Development, 4X Technologies.

Attendees took part in an informal, open dialogue about private sector needs and what the Composites Coalition can do to address those needs. Additionally, the Composites Coalition celebrated its first anniversary with a happy hour.

For more information and future event details visit www.compositescoalition.com.