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Shimtech further strengthens position in composites with US acquisition

News International-French

16 Jun 2015

The international aerospace components supplier announces that it has acquired, US-based, Angeles Composites Technologies (ACTI).

The company is a specialist in the field of aerospace gap management solutions, this latest acquisition further cements Shimtech’s position as a world class composite structures supplier. It follows the 2013 acquisition and subsequent, multi-million dollar expansion, of Performance Plastics, Inc,. based in San Diego, California.

Operating from a purpose-designed campus in Port Angeles, close to the major aerospace corridor of Seattle, Washington, US, ACTI is a world-class supplier of advanced structural composite assemblies.

ACTI’s capabilities include the design and manufacture of autoclave and oven-cured composite components and structures including high temperature materials, CNC machining, tooling and final assembly of primary and secondary airframe substructures.

Key programmes supported by ACTI include the F-35, F-22, B737, B777, B787 together with Bombardier’s Global Express and Q400.

Typical products manufactured by ACTI include aircraft flight control surfaces, nacelles, fairings, cowls, panels, doors and brackets as well as a variety of other reinforced thermoset components and structures.

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