Chippenham, UK; Carbon ThreeSixty are delighted to welcome two highly respected professional engineers to the company, further enhancing the company's breath and depth of expertise and cementing our ability to rapidly deliver highly innovative products to our global clients.
Andy Smith joins as Senior Engineer, having previously been Technical Lead and founding team member of the AMRC Composite Centre. Andy's strong reputation for successfully delivering structural composites R&D into the aerospace sector, proven track record in raising multi-£million project funding, and his specialisation in composites automation & technical textiles (including braiding, 3D weaving, AFP/ATL, RTM & robotics), alongside his programme management expertise, exemplifies Carbon ThreeSixty's commitment to bring the best people to bear in solving our clients challenges. Andy's career in composites stretches back to 2005, beginning his professional life designing and developing advanced composite products for a variety of industries and applications, principally using filament winding processes.
Garry Scott, previously Advanced Research Engineer at the National Composites Centre, joins the business in the newly created role of New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager. Garry's career in composites started in 2001, as a production engineer on filament winders and autoclaves to produce carbon fibre and aramid components for the Defence and Commercial market, before moving to EADS Innovation Works to develop novel techniques and processes for future aircraft. Garry extensive network of industry contacts, alongside his impressive career of innovation in composites processing and tooling innovation strengthens Carbon ThreeSixty's ability to smoothly scale-up the manufacture of our world-class products.
Ed Allnutt, Managing Director at Carbon ThreeSixty, said:
“My co-founder, Will Battrick, and I are delighted to welcome Andy and Garry to the business, and are excited by the opportunity to further accelerate Carbon ThreeSixty's growth that these two highly skilled and innovative guys bring"
Notes to Editors
Carbon ThreeSixty provide lightweighting solutions through the use of advanced composite materials and manufacturing processes. They specialise in resin transfer moulding (RTM) processes and novel preforming techniques such as tailored fibre placement (TFP) to produce highly optimised and cost-effective structures. www.carbonthreesixty.com
Ed Allnutt (Managing Director)
+44 1225 810005