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Advanced Composites Consortium

Map of US showing the HiCAM National Participation.

The Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing project works with a public-private partnership, the Advanced Composites Consortium, to take advantage of each other’s expertise and investments, ensure relevance, and increase the likelihood of results being adopted on the next U.S. aircraft program.

Members of the Advanced Composites Consortium have significant and unique expertise in aircraft design, analysis, manufacturing, certification, testing, and tool development, and are working together on a mission to accelerate the manufacturing of large composite aircraft components.

Current members include:

  • Advanced Thermoplastic Composites of Post Falls, Idaho
  • Aurora Flight Sciences of Manassas, Virginia
  • Boeing of Seattle, Washington; St. Louis, Missouri; Charleston, South Carolina; and Southern California
  • CGTech of Irvine, California
  • Collier Aerospace of Newport News, Virginia
  • Collins Aerospace of Southern California
  • Convergent Manufacturing Technologies US of Seattle, Washington
  • Electroimpact of Mukilteo, Washington
  • The Federal Aviation Administration of Atlantic City, New Jersey; and Seattle, Washington
  • GE Aviation of Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Hexcel, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Seguin, Texas; Kent, Washington; and Decatur Alabama
  • Lockheed Martin of Fort Worth, Texas; Stratford, Connecticut; Marietta, Georgia; and Palmdale, California
  • Mississippi State University of Starkville, Mississippi
  • NASA of Hampton, Virginia; and Cleveland, Ohio
  • Northrop Grumman of Clearfield, Utah
  • Solvay of Alpharetta, Georgia; Anaheim, California; and Havre d’Grace, Maryland
  • Spirit AeroSystems of Wichita, Kansas
  • Toray Advanced Composites of Morgan Hill, California; Tacoma, Washington; and Decatur, Alabama
  • University of South Carolina of Columbia, South Carolina
  • Wichita State University National Institute for Aviation Research of Wichita, Kansas
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Last Updated
Sep 05, 2023
Lillian Gipson
Jim Banke