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Top suppliers

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

Hexcel Composites (37 aircraft)
Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc. (18)
Solvay Composite Materials (17)
Toray Composite Materials America, Inc. (10)
Socomore (Dynamold) (10)
TenCate Advanced Composites (10)
Tods Aerospace (8)
TenCate Advanced Composites (7)
JTT Composite (7)
MTorres Disenos Industriales S.A. (7)
Quantum Composites, Inc. (7)
The Gill Corporation (7)
Avcorp Composite Fabrication (7)
Accudyne Systems, Inc. (6)
Composites Horizons LLC (5)


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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 (25)
Boron-reinforced Composites (2)
Carbon-reinforced Composites (64)
Ceramic (4)
Ceramic-reinforced Composites (13)
Composite Braiding/Weaving (6)
Composite Broad Goods Lay-Up (5)
Composite Design Consultants (39)
Composite Extrusion (8)
Composite Filament Winding (6)
Composite Manufacturing Services (94)
Composite Manufacturing Supplies (23)
Composite Moulding (39)
Composite Pultrusion (3)
Composite Sandwich Panels (45)
Composite Stamping (3)
Composite Structures (79)
Composite Tape Lay-down (10)
Composite Thermoforming (10)
Epoxy Resins (37)
Fibreglass (22)
Foam Core Composites (19)
Honeycomb Core Composites (43)
Metal Matrix Composites (9)
Nicalon-reinforced Composites (1)
Polyamide-reinforced Composites (6)
Polymer Composites (30)
Prepreg (54)
Reinforced Composite Molding Compounds (9)
Resins (37)
Silicon-reinforced Composites (6)
Subcontracted Composite Parts (56)
Syntactic Composites (3)
Tyranno-reinforced Composites (2)

Latest press releases

Issued by Composites sector companies.

31/07/2018:  Quickstep to establish production for F-35 Lightning II flare housings
24/07/2018:  Advanced PAEK products designed for additive manufacturing
19/07/2018:  Solvay and Safran sign a supply agreement for the LEAP aircraft engine
  Solvay and Airbus sign contract extension for composite and auxiliary materials
  Attwater secures its transition to AS9100D
18/07/2018:  Greene Tweed achieves Nadcap accreditation for non-metallic materials testing
  Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems sign composite materials supply agreement extension
12/06/2018:  Alvant appointed to help £28m, Safran-led project, developing large aircraft landing gear of the future
  Alvant launches as market interest in aluminium matrix composites surges
  Kongsberg receives order for deliveries to F-35 Joint Strike Fighter worth 525 MNOK

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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 (95) Chemicals (56) Non-Destructive Testing (203) Non-metal Materials (111) Machining (504) Inspection Equipment (151) Processes (116) Metals (293) Coatings (187) Adhesives (95) Fasteners (243) Production Equipment (296) Tooling (217) Handling Equipment (79) Production Control (62) Test Services (341) Measurement (137) Surface Treatment (235) Lubricants (58) Manufacturing Services (286) Design Software (238) Technical Consultants (214) Heat Treatment (114) Professional Services (255) Design (256) Security (3) Marketing (67) Facilities Services (14) Trade Organisations (47)
Customers of Composites companies: Structural Components (607) Airframe Assemblies (331) Airframer (616) Cabin Interiors (265) Engine Components (453) Cargo Systems (53) Non-Mechanical Components (270) Mechanical Components (479) Rotors & Propellers (96) Environmental Systems (156) Safety & Security Systems (134)


Enhanced listings:

Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

Airmo Inc. Pressure Technologies
Airmo manufactures systems and tools for hydrostatic testing, end forming, tube expansion, and high-pressure accessories to 60,000psi (4,137bar).

AC Products, Inc.
Full line of peelable maskants for chemical milling, etching, anodizing, acid stripping, plating and more.

Dymax Corporation
A leading manufacturer of advanced light-curable adhesives, maskants, coatings, oligomers, light-curing equipment, and fluid dispense systems.

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

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