12 March 2013
12 March 2013
Resolute Racing Shells has partnered with Crawford High Performance Composites to create custom racing shells. They say the bespoke Crawford/Resolute Design shells will feature proprietary aerospace composite technology that will ensure world-class performance and light weight combined with legendary stiffness and three times the durability. A prototype will be available May 2013 and introduced at the Men’s Eastern Sprints and the Women’s NCAA tournament.
“For the past 25 years, the name ‘Crawford’ has been linked to some of auto racing’s fastest and most successful cars,” states Misha Joukowsky, President and CEO of Crawford High Performance Composites. “We are delighted to partner with Resolute Racing to create an unparalleled shell, ideal for international competition as well as elite level collegiate and junior programs.”
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The Middlesex production facility of Web Industries’ Aerospace market team has earned accreditation from Nadcap (the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) covering the facility’s composite cutting and kitting operations.
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