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LMI Aerospace Forms Composites Technology Center of Excellence (CTCE)

  • Tuesday, 11th March 2008
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LMI Aerospace has created a Composites Technology Center of Excellence (CTCE) to provide engineering, manufacturing, test and certification services to the aerospace industry.

LMI’s subsidiary D3 Technologies will direct the CTCE.

“”It is increasingly clear that newly designed aircraft and future derivatives of existing aircraft will likely be comprised of a much greater percentage of composite materials, generally replacing certain metal content. We believe it is highly important for LMI to play a role in this developing technology,”” said Ron Saks, LMI President and CEO. “”We see the formation of the CTCE as an important step in the transformation of LMI into a supplier of higher level aerospace kits and assemblies containing both metallic and composite materials,”” added Saks.

LMI has named Karin Anderson, an expert in the field of flight-worthy composites technology, as Director of the CTCE. “”We are very excited about our development of this product offering for the aerospace community. Composites offer a cost-competitive, efficient solution for aerospace products when employed appropriately. Through the CTCE, LMI and D3 are combining our talent and skills to successfully implement composites design-build programs on behalf of our customers,”” said Anderson.

In her newly-appointed role, Anderson will be responsible for organizing and directing all composites-related design and stress analysis engineering, as well as manufacturing and test activities, striving to ensure the CTCE emerges as a world class leader in all aspects of composite design, analysis, build, test and certification.

Anderson has more than 18 years experience leading design/build projects from conceptual design through production in both the military and commercial business sectors. Her expertise in composites technology includes engineering, manufacturing, test, survivability/vulnerability and certification. She has made significant contributions to a number of composite aircraft programs including the B2 Bomber, the F22 Fighter, the Airborne Laser and the 787 Dreamliner.


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