11 August 2007
11 August 2007
Sparta Composite Products was recently recognized for outstanding supplier performance with the award of Star Supplier status by Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control business unit.
The Star Supplier Award was developed by Lockheed Martin to “strengthen relationships and provide recognition to world class suppliers that contribute to Mission Success.” It is awarded to select suppliers meeting or exceeding strict performance criteria in the areas of quality, delivery, affordability and management/administration.
“We are honoured to receive this prestigious award from Lockheed Martin which recognizes our dedication to the on-time delivery of high-quality composite components and customer satisfaction” said Paul Oppenheim, Vice President and General Manager of Sparta Composite Products. Sparta Composite Products is a business unit of Sparta Inc., and specialises in high-volume production of composite products and sub-assemblies for aerospace and commercial systems.
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.