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Old 12-20-2011, 01:03 AM   #11
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I am partnered with another person and we own our own composites business. Right now we are focused on automotive parts. We will be getting into industrial and other applications as we grow .

The name of our company is G3Composites, LLC. Add us on facebook .
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:25 PM   #12
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I am just an old boat builder. Started working with composites in the late 1970's/, early "80's when the only game in town was linear PVC's like Airex. I had the privilege to work with some early pioneers and watch the industry and technology grow. After over 35 years of building composite yachts, I can say we did a lot of stuff wrong in the beginning, it was trial and error- and no computers... this forum is a great idea!

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Old 05-28-2012, 05:12 PM   #13
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Im a quality rep at hexcel salt lake city.
No degree, just got my foot in the door doing basic qc and gone from there. We are a prepreg manufacturing plant.
I joined the forum because I want to make race car parts.
Im currently looking into enrolling at Davis app tech. as my work will pay for most of it.
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Old 05-29-2012, 01:29 PM   #14
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I'm on my own.
Began in 1989 working in a spin off of Agusta Helicopters as a designer, but I ended up to be responsable for the link between design and production departments first, and later on I became a responsable of the experimental department.
Then I switched to be the high tecnology department leader for Taema, the Italian Hercules's spin off.
Then I created a small company to supply parts the automotive industries.
Actually I'm focused on the final stages for the development and put in production of a composites version of the Robinson R22 helicopter.
After that,next year, I would really find a job abroad. Germany preferred.

I didn't finish my degree studies.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:48 PM   #15
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Structures and powerplant engineer for certified aircraft (FAA DER) and have an aircraft engineering and manufacturing business. Besides aircraft engineering services, mainly repairs and alterations, we build both certified and experimental aircraft parts from metallic materials and plastics. We don't manufacture composite parts... yet.

As a fun side project I'm working on an all-carbon/kevlar electric two-place aircraft. The entire plane, including tooling, is being designed in the computer and female molds will be CNC cut using rapid tooling methods.

Having fun learning about composites from the experienced folks here and contributing some engineering knowledge when I can.
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:55 PM   #16
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Another boatbuilder here run my own small composites/boatbuilding shop.
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Old 06-05-2012, 11:36 AM   #17
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I'm a one man band boatbuilder, i trained at Falmouth tech college in the late 70's then worked at Thames marine & other local yards before going on my own in 84.
Now run Seax Marine which i started 2 years ago, lots of general yacht repairs but increasingly getting into the building of fast rowing boats.
I find this forum an invaluable resource.
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Old 06-13-2012, 06:57 PM   #18
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Mechanical Engineer designing automated carbon fiber placement machines. I work with all the major aircraft manufacturers and their Tier 1 suppliers (Nasa, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, General Electric, Eurocopter, Alenia, KAL, Spirit, Aircelle, Sonaca, Goodrich, HBC, Nordam, ).

Our machines make everything from the Boeing 787 fuselage to spacecraft.
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Formulating Epoxy Resin Systems for Parts & Tooling.RESIN333@AOL.COM
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Noordoostpolder, small car factory, the one in Lelystad?
in that case, the more you'll learn, the less you're gonna like your job
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