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Saint-Gobain Increases Production Capacity for Aerospace Composites

  • Friday, 21st October 2005
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Saint-Gobain Flight Structures today has issued plans to expand its operations in Ravenna, Ohio (USA) to manufacture composite parts for aerospace applications.

This expansion will enable the Saint-Gobain factory to specialize in lightweight composites – including cargo doors, wing tips, access panels, fairings and other components – for commercial and general aviation aircraft.

“We’re harnessing 50 years of experience and success with high-performance Norton radomes into a high-technology manufacturing centre for aerospace composites,” states Eric Hilliard, business manager for Flight Structures. “Our composite factory uses specialized composite materials, CNC machines, robotic spray painting, and lean manufacturing cells. Our capabilities put Saint-Gobain in the top tier of composite parts manufacturers. We also have the ability to rapidly design, build and FAA certify composite components for both new OEM production and the aftermarket.”

The Ravenna plant is a self-contained business specializing in the design, manufacture, repair and certification of high-performance aerospace composites and Norton radomes.

The image is a side-view of Saint-Gobain’s CNC 5-axis machine.


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