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Manufacturers, designers and engineers recognize the ability of composite materials to produce high quality, durable, cost-effective products. Composites solve problems, raise performance levels and enable the development of new innovations. Here are some helpful resources to learn more.
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- Vita Inclinata CEO Accomplishes Mission: Hand Delivers American-Made Search & Rescue Tech To Ukraine Fighters In Active War Zone
In a recent heroic mission, Vita Inclinata successfully hand-delivered their Vita Rescue System to the Ukrainian State Emergency Service in an active war zone. CEO Caleb Carr's passion for helping others led him and his team to provide vital rescue technology to those who need it most. The Vita Rescue System is designed for helicopter rescue load stabilization, allowing emergency crews to complete hoists faster and safer than with a traditional rescue basket and tagline. With support from the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Emergency Service, Carr and his team are making a difference for people who are fighting for their lives. Oribi Composites is proud to supply the CFR-TP structural components that help make the Vita Rescue System one of the most advanced rescue systems available. With Carr's passion for helping others, the Vita Rescue System is sure to make a difference for those who need it most.
Oribi Composites and Packard Performance partner to develop world’s first advanced thermoplastic composite wheel for off-road powersports
Denver, CO – November 10, 2021 —Oribi Composites, a part of Re:Build Manufacturing, and Packard Performance, announce the launch of the world’s first high-performance off-road UTV wheels made with advanced thermoplastic composite materials. The new composite UTV wheels are 50% lighter than aluminum yet are able to handle extreme terrain and driving conditions with no compromise to overall strength and toughness. The new wheels are available to purchase now through Packard Performance (www.packardperformance.com).
For over 13 years, Oribi Composites has been producing high-performance, advanced composite components for a wide variety of markets and applications, including military protective gear, footwear, bike, and outdoor equipment markets. Oribi combines proprietary processes with aerospace grade composite materials to produce high-performance components for consumer applications, affordably and in high volumes. “Packard Performance has been an incredibly collaborative partner for Oribi, and we are excited to see these wheels finally enter the market,” says Oribi’s VP Business Development, Matt Christensen. “Thermoplastic composite materials address the shortcomings of traditional thermoset epoxy materials; they are inherently tougher, can be processed into parts faster, and are recyclable. Packard Performance now has the unique ability to offer a lightweight wheel, while still addressing durability and toughness for this demanding application.”
Bringing Industrial Projects to Life, Concept to Completion with the Acquisition of Optimation Technology
Rochester, NY — October 6, 2021 — Re:Build Manufacturing announced the acquisition of Optimation Technology (Rochester, NY) significantly expanding and adding capabilities to their Total Production Solutions group.
Optimation Technology (https://www.optimation.us/) provides complete engineering, design, fabrication, and installation of processing equipment and factory automation for a variety of industries. Optimation executes each project with high quality workflows, integrated cross-disciplinary teams, and world class professionals. They can apply their expertise at any stage of an existing project or take an idea from concept to completion. Optimation’s core competency is the design of large-scale automation and complete plants across a broad set of industries, with expertise in chemical process design, web processing, material handling, assembly, and filling processes.