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.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.
UK company Norco Composites has invested in a larger spray booth and a new cutting and kitting machine to enable the company to increase productivity in line with growing demand from its marine customers.