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This page draws together highlights and links to all kinds of information related to our sector: Composites

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Dymax Corporation (U.S.A.) www.dymax.com
Attwater & Sons Ltd T/A Attwater Group (U.K.) www.attwater.com
TE Wire & Cable LLC (U.S.A.) www.tewire.com

Top suppliers

These are the suppliers who are linked to most aircraft programs in our database.

Hexcel Composites (37 aircraft)
Kanfit Ltd (26)
Solvay Composite Materials (23)
Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc. (18)
Socomore (Dynamold) (10)
Toray Composite Materials America, Inc. (10)
TenCate Advanced Composites, part of Toray Group (10)
Tods Aerospace (8)
MTorres Disenos Industriales S.A. (7)
Quantum Composites, Inc. (7)
The Gill Corporation (7)
JTT Composite (7)
Avcorp Composite Fabrication (7)
TenCate Advanced Composites (7)
Accudyne Systems, Inc. (6)


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Directory of suppliers

The number after each of these 34 Composites sub-categories shows how many relevant suppliers are in our directory. Click on the sub-category name to see them listed.

Aramid-reinforced Composites (28)
Boron-reinforced Composites (2)
Carbon-reinforced Composites (71)
Ceramic (5)
Ceramic-reinforced Composites (13)
Composite Braiding/Weaving (10)
Composite Broad Goods Lay-Up (5)
Composite Design Consultants (44)
Composite Extrusion (8)
Composite Filament Winding (6)
Composite Manufacturing Services (100)
Composite Manufacturing Supplies (23)
Composite Moulding (41)
Composite Pultrusion (3)
Composite Sandwich Panels (46)
Composite Stamping (3)
Composite Structures (82)
Composite Tape Lay-down (10)
Composite Thermoforming (10)
Epoxy Resins (37)
Fibreglass (24)
Foam Core Composites (20)
Honeycomb Core Composites (47)
Metal Matrix Composites (10)
Nicalon-reinforced Composites (1)
Polyamide-reinforced Composites (7)
Polymer Composites (33)
Prepreg (57)
Reinforced Composite Molding Compounds (9)
Resins (36)
Silicon-reinforced Composites (6)
Subcontracted Composite Parts (57)
Syntactic Composites (3)
Tyranno-reinforced Composites (2)

Latest press releases

Issued by Composites sector companies.

16/01/2019:  Web Industries' Middlesex, Vt., plant earns Nadcap accreditation covering aerospace composite ply cutting and kitting operations
07/01/2019:  Dymax introduces BlueWave MX-275
28/11/2018:  Porcher Industries celebrates the inauguration of new manufacturing site in Zhejiang, China
26/11/2018:  NCC Filton grand opening
30/10/2018:  Quintus Technologies hot isostatic press added to production portfolio at Xi'an Bright Laser Technologies
26/10/2018:  Leonardo and Kangde Investment Group of China agree guiding principles to partner on the new COMAC CR929 long range airliner
25/10/2018:  Bitrez launches Curabox – a new family of thermoset Benzoxazine resins
22/10/2018:  Aerospace industry expected to benefit from work on innovative Victrex PAEK polymers that can be processed at lower temperatures
17/10/2018:  Advancing aerostructure design and manufacturing: UTC Aerospace Systems to collaborate with Aernnova Aerospace
15/10/2018:  Eclipse Composites Engineering Inc. develops long fiber composite stamping process for high volume applications

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Archived journal reports

These journal reports feature companies active in the Composites sector.

13/06/2008:  Output of Embraer Phenom set to double
  Indian and Swiss firms chosen to build German aircraft
12/05/2008:  Bombardier invests £70m towards aircraft development
  Aero: hinge and door production begins
  Factory series: Embraer finds plenty of room for development as sound ideas lift production


Supply chain

Suppliers to Composites companies: Plastics (99) Chemicals (59) Non-Destructive Testing (208) Non-metal Materials (115) Machining (523) Inspection Equipment (152) Processes (121) Metals (298) Coatings (193) Adhesives (94) Fasteners (245) Production Equipment (302) Tooling (219) Handling Equipment (78) Production Control (68) Test Services (346) Measurement (140) Surface Treatment (242) Lubricants (60) Manufacturing Services (292) Design Software (245) Technical Consultants (222) Heat Treatment (119) Professional Services (257) Design (261) Security (3) Marketing (69) Facilities Services (14) Trade Organisations (49)
Customers of Composites companies: Structural Components (617) Airframe Assemblies (329) Airframer (628) Cabin Interiors (273) Engine Components (459) Cargo Systems (53) Non-Mechanical Components (276) Mechanical Components (486) Rotors & Propellers (96) Environmental Systems (157) Safety & Security Systems (135)


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Capacitec Gapman Gen3 portable “electronic feeler gauge” measures very small gaps (200 microns) in airframe parts assembly

Metal forming, machining & integration solutions.

Intrinsys, Dassault Systèmes’ leading UK partner, deliver Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions alongside engineering consultancy services.

Alarin Aircraft Hinge, Inc.
A full-service manufacturer and supplier of high-quality engineered metal hinges for the worldwide aerospace industry.

Attwater & Sons Ltd T/A Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

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