Rock West Composites Expands Its Custom Production Capabilities

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Rock West Composites is expanding its capacity for custom production work for its clients by adding manufacturing space and engineering personnel. Supported by a staff that is highly experienced in composites manufacturing, the company believes it is well positioned to support the growing need in many markets for specialized production work that is high quality, yet affordable.

Rock West Composites' Expanded Facility in West Jordan

Rock West Composites' Expanded Facility in West Jordan

While custom work has always been a large component of our business, we know there is a growing need among our clients for unique products with specific mechanical properties

Rock West Composites (RWC) recently invested significant capital in its facilities and personnel to expand its custom production services in 2015. RWC is already well known for its online composites store that offers an extensive array of pre-manufactured tubes, plates, panels, rods, angles, raw materials, and accessories. The company’s manufacturing facilities are located in West Jordan, Utah with headquarters in San Diego, CA.

Looking towards the future, RWC finished expanding into its 66,000-square-foot facility, of which it occupies 48,000 square feet. The business utilizes all but a portion, currently sublet, that leaves RWC poised for additional expansion as larger production jobs come to the business. It is a building which Rock West owns and that provides financial stability to the enterprise. Recent capital expenditures include equipment for composite processing, machining, and testing. Manufacturing space is laid out efficiently to provide production growth space.

Also, the business has invested in additional personnel, including Stuart Gleason, Engineering Manager. A degreed mechanical engineer with extensive experience in a variety of composites manufacturing processes, Mr. Gleason brings knowledge to the business that will help customers achieve their objectives in the most cost effective manner. With an emphasis on customer service, manufacturing viability, and operational efficiency, his skillset will be an asset to RWC’s growth efforts in the custom product market.

“While custom work has always been a large component of our business, we know there is a growing need among our clients for unique products with specific mechanical properties,” said Dave Erickson, General Manager of RWC. “Our goal is to be ready to meet the need for customization with efficient operations already in place and the infrastructure to support our customers with the best service possible.”

For more information on Rock West Composites, visit http://www.RockWestComposites.com.

About Rock West Composites
Rock West Composites provides stock composite products for purchase online, as well as custom development and production to its customers. Standard offerings include a wide variety of carbon fiber tubing, plates, and complementary accessories. Custom products that service a variety of markets and applications can be manufactured to customer specifications using filament winding, roll wrap, resin infusion, bladder molding, and modified closed mold processes. Rock West Composites’ manufacturing is located in West Jordan, Utah. http://www.RockWestComposites.com

About the Rock West Enterprise
Rock West is an employee-owned business comprised of individual but integrated companies that service diverse markets including aerospace, defense, medical, automotive racing, energy, and sporting goods. The companies utilize advanced materials for high-technology applications, and the Rock West team brings engineering expertise, in-depth composites knowledge, manufacturing, and assembly capability to its customers. Rock West is headquartered in San Diego, California and has facilities in Santa Barbara and El Cajon, California and West Jordan, Utah. http://www.1rockwest.com

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