02 June 2002
02 June 2002
Boeing and Hitco Carbon Composites will celebrate Hitco's delivery of the 100th large composite tailcone structure for the C-17 Globemaster III transport plane to Boeing at ceremonies to be held at the 26 acre Hitco facility in Gardena, on May 30th.
""We at Hitco are proud to participate in the C-17 program by producing the large composite tailcone structure of the airplane for Boeing,"" said Paul Pendorf, President of Hitco. ""Receiving this award validates our continuing long-term position as a 'key supplier' to Boeing for this and other aircraft structures that we produce for them,"" he continued. ""We are proud of our 80 years in the Los Angeles area as a leading manufacturer of advanced composite materials for defense, aerospace and industrial applications.""
Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc. manufactures advanced composite materials for defense, aerospace and industrial applications.
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.