20 April 2001
20 April 2001
Marion Composites has been awarded a $2.5 million follow-on contract by Raytheon Company of El Segundo, California. According to program manager, Roger Bowman, Marion Composites will supply the Enclosures and the Array Panels for the Sentinel Program. The systems are to be delivered over the next eighteen months. The award represents a continuing relationship between Raytheon and Marion Composites, which began in 1978 with the Firefinder Program.
ATP’s Marion Composites division also recently received its third multi-year certification to ISO 9001. Marion Composites was initially certified to ISO 9001 by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on February 23, 1995 and received its second certification on January 28, 1998. ISO 9001 is an internationally accepted quality assurance model made up of 20 sets of quality system requirements. Marion Composites' certificate is valid for the design, manufacture, repair and servicing of radomes and composite structures, shelters and relocatable hospitals for the aerospace, military/defense and commercial markets.
Marion Composites produces a wide variety of aerospace composite structures, shelters, and relocatable hospitals, and is the world's leading manufacturer and designer of radomes for high-performance jet aircraft. Advanced Technical Products, Inc.'s operating divisions include Intellitec, Lincoln Composites, Lunn Industries and Marion Composites.
Boeing has delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history.
TRB Lightweight Structures has recently gained the highest DIN 6701 (Parts 1-4) A1 type certification.
Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline's fleet. The new aeroplane offers more seats and more range, which will help Morocco's flag carrier grow its international business.