Composite Structures

We are a premier supplier
of advanced, flight-proven
carbon composite structures
and integrated assemblies
for the aerospace industry.

As developers of the world’s first carbon composite
orbital launch vehicle, composites is in our DNA.



Our experienced team of designers
and analysts combine innovative
thinking, practical engineering skills
and extensive composites experience
to develop tailored composite
solutions for a diverse range of
missions and applications.

Product Development

We’re experts at turning your concept
into reality. Drawing on an extensive
background in product development,
we’ll work iteratively with you to
ensure your project is on track,
on time, and on budget.

Analysis & Test

Our expert team oversees the
end-item and materials testing,
including developing detailed
test procedures to ensure your
composite product
is mission ready.


Our four advanced production facilities
can deliver a steady and reliable production
run of composite parts in small or large
volumes. Using the latest materials,
technology, and techniques we ensure
our customers receive the
best solution for their mission.


  • 20m Automated Fiber Placement
  • Large format Filament Winder


7 Autoclaves:

  • 2.4m diameter x 8.2m
  • 1.35m diameter x 10m
  • 3m diameter x 9.3m
  • 3.5m diameter x 8.3m
  • 0.9m diameter x 1.6m
  • (2) 3m diameter x 9m


5 Ovens:

  • 3m x 3m
  • 2.4m x 4.8m
  • 4.3m x 8.5m
  • 1.2m x 1.7m
  • 6.8m x 6.8m

5 Ply Cutters:

  • Eastman 1.8m x 6m
  • Gerber
  • Eastman 2m x 7.3m
  • (2) Autometrix 1.5m x 6m


Test Equipment:

  • NDI C Scan 3.3m x 1.5m
  • Faro and Keyence inspection
  • CMM
  • Thermal Chambers
  • Vibration Chamber
  • Hydrostat

10 Machining Centers:

  • (3) 3-axis routers: 3m x 3.6m x 0.3m, 3.6m x 6m x 0.4m, 1m x 0.6m x 0.6m
  • (2) 6-axis routers: 10m length
  • 3-axis Multicam: 2.4mx 9.2m x 1800mm
  • 5-axis CMS Poseidon: 6m x 18m x 2m
  • 5-axis CMS Poseidon: 6m x 6m x 2m
  • 5-axis CMS Ares: 2.4m x 6m x 1800mm
  • 5-axis CMS Ares: 1.3m x 4.8m x 1200mm



  • >1,000 m2 cleanroom space
  • >1,000 m2 assembly space
  • Paint booths
composite structures talent


  • Skilled tradespeople focused on excellence and trained through apprenticeships, training bootcamps, and Certificate in Composites
  • Deep roots in New Zealand marine industry and space ecosystem
  • Breadth of experience in composite prototyping, tooling, material systems and layup techniques
  • Expert M&P talent


Satellite bus structural
panels and assemblies
Solar panel

Production Locations

Middle River,
Baltimore, USA
New Mexico, USA
New Zealand
New Zealand