DOD Awards Qarbon Aerospace $3.7 Million to Enhance Advanced Thermoplastics Production
The Department of Defense today announced the award of $3.7 million via the Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) program to Qarbon Aerospace to design and manufacture advanced lightweight continuous fiber thermoplastic composite structures for national defense aviation applications.more
Qarbon Aerospace Welcomes New Leadership with Appointment of Michael Canario as CEO
RED OAK, Texas – Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (“Qarbon” or the “Company”), a premier manufacturer specializing in medium to large complex composite components and assemblies, is proud to announce a significant leadership transition. Effective November 6, 2023, Qarbon Aerospace welcomed Mr. Michael Canario as the new Chief Executive Officer, marking a strategic move to propel the Company into a new phase of growth and innovation.more
Qarbon Aerospace and Supernal Announce Partnership to Revolutionize the eVTOL Industry with Qarbon Aerospace's Induction Welding Technology and Supernal's Air Mobility Expertise
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon), a premier manufacturer of medium to large complex composite components and assemblies, is proud to announce its partnership with Supernal LLC, a leading Advanced Air Mobility eVTOL vehicle company. Through this partnership, Supernal and Qarbon will scale Qarbon’s unique welding technology to revolutionize the assembly process of Supernal’s thermoplastic carbon composite vehicle structure enabling readiness for high-rate manufacture from the start of the program.more
Qarbon Aerospace Receives Raytheon Technologies Premier Award for Business Management Excellence
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace), a premier manufacturer of medium to large complex composite components and assemblies, is thrilled to announce that it has been selected by Raytheon Technologies, the parent company of Pratt & Whitney, as a recipient of the prestigious Raytheon Technologies Premier Award for our outstanding performance in 2022 on the F135 program. The award recognizes Qarbon Aerospace’s exceptional value, contribution, and overall excellence in the category of Business Management.more
Qarbon Aerospace is selected by Virgin Galactic to manufacture and assemble the wing and fuselage structures for the new Virgin Galactic Delta class spaceship.
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace), a premier manufacturer of medium to large complex composite components and assemblies has reached an agreement with Virgin Galactic to manufacture and assemble the wing and fuselage structures for the Virgin Galactic Delta class spaceship. Virgin Galactic is the world’s first commercial spaceline, and their purpose is to connect people across the globe and help them experience the wonders that’s space has to offer. The Delta class spaceship is designed to fly weekly into space with 6 passengers per flight.more
Qarbon Aerospace successfully completes icing tunnel test for patented Helios Ice ProtectionTM system
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace) has successfully completed another icing tunnel test of their patented Helios Ice ProtectionTM System. Qarbon Aerospace’s Helios Ice ProtectionTM uses a heated graphite layer embedded in a thermoplastic composite leading edge. The successful Helios icing tunnel test validated a manufacturing concept for advanced manufacturing processes and low electrical power requirements. The new Helios Ice ProtectionTM electro-thermal system replaces bulky rubber pneumatic boots, gates, valves, tubing, controller, hardware, and nacelle heating systems. Helios transforms your aircraft with a safer, more advanced icing protection system. Helios Ice ProtectionTM is a generational leap forward and ready for use in platform specific applications.more
Qarbon Aerospace Transforms Enterprise-Wide Business Systems Teamed With Deltek & TIP
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace) On May 2nd, 2022, less than 12 months after Qarbon Aerospace’s formation and within 10 months of project kick off, Qarbon Aerospace is proud to announce that they successfully achieved their target ‘go live’ date for their new IT Infrastructure and enterprise wide Business System Transformation from Legacy SAP to a tailored and optimized system for composite manufacturing and assembly consisting of Deltek’s Costpoint integrated with TIP QA.more
Qarbon Aerospace Selected to Present at the JEC 2022 U.S.A. Country on Stage Conference to Showcase Their Advancements in Thermoplastic Technologies.
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace) is excited to announce their participation at JEC World Stage 2022 in Paris, France. We are among seven U.S. companies that were selected by the U.S. Department of Commerce to present at the “U.S.A. Country on Stage Conference” focused on “Sustainability and Innovation: Driving the future of the U.S. Composites Industry.” Qarbon Aerospace will be presenting on the following topic: “The 2020s – The decade of the Thermoplastics Revolution in Aerospace.”more
Qarbon Aerospace Ships the First Completed HEXA eVTOL Aircraft Designed by LIFT Aircraft Inc.
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace) is proud to announce the completion and delivery of the first HEXA, LIFT’s eVTOL aircraft, produced by Qarbon Aerospace. This accomplishment was made possible by the continued partnership and support of LIFT Aircraft, Inc., and the exceptional coordination of the Qarbon Aerospace Thailand facility, (Qarbon Aerospace Thailand Ltd.), who manufactures the carbon fiber structure for HEXA, and the Qarbon Aerospace Red Oak, TX facility, who completes the final assembly and system integration for the aircraft.more
Qarbon Aerospace Partners with Georgia Tech for NASA’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI) to Address Barriers in the Development of Civilian Vertical Lift Vehicles
RED OAK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qarbon Aerospace, Inc. (Qarbon Aerospace) has partnered with Georgia Tech to participate in NASA’s University Leadership Initiative (ULI), focused on the development of Advanced Structures for Civil Vertical Lift Vehicles. NASA has granted Georgia Tech, a leader in Vertical Lift Research, $5.37M to address the technical barriers associated with developing vertical lift vehicles for civilian use. As a partner in the ULI, Qarbon Aerospace will be leading the innovation and manufacturing demonstration for UAM (Urban Air Mobility) airframe structures and testing the use of thermoplastic components, as well as the repair and maintenance of advanced structures.more