Opening of the Fareham facility
Velocity Composites, a leading supplier of composite material kits to the aerospace industry, is pleased to announce the opening of its second manufacturing facility in Fareham, Hampshire.
In line with Velocity Composites’ business model to service its customers locally, the Company commenced fit out at the facility in September 2016 and production commenced in March 2017 following the granting of relevant industry approvals. The Fareham facility is able to service additional customers within the Southern portion of England and also allows the Company to offer its services to mainland northern Europe.
The Fareham 10,000 sq ft facility has the capability of manufacturing all types of aerospace kits under composite cleanroom conditions, ranging from individual cut pieces of exotic material to full multi-material kits. The kit production is specifically engineered using Velocity Composites proprietary software in order to reduce material waste and optimise production efficiency.
Jon Bridges, Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Composites commented: “We are delighted to have commenced production at our new facility in Fareham. There is real momentum within the business and we are confident that our new facility in Fareham will help to strengthen our market leading position as supplier of composite material kits to the aerospace sector.”