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May 6, 2021

First US Installation Complete at UT Austin

The University of Texas - Austin boasts one of the top rated engineering programs in the US, and is also home of the first AFP-XS installation in the US.

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September 8, 2020

Addcomposites & Effman partner to provide AFP cells for SMEs

Aim is affordable, enclosed, composites manufacturing cells for many different processes (AFP, grinding, polishing, etc.) in North American market. 

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June 25, 2020

Addcomposites completed installation of AFP system

Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions, Addcomposites completed the installation of its AFP system (AFP-XS) to IRMA in Ploemeur, FR. 


July 21, 2019

Increasing Access to AFP

Addcomposites is democratizing composites manufacturing by leasing a low-cost toolhead that turns any robot into an automated fiber placement machine.


November 20, 2020

AFP-XS is now in operation at Compositadour, with a new heating unit option

Addcomposites' recent installation at Compositadour enables local SME's to experiment with thermoplastic composites at a low cost.

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August 21, 2020

Automated Fiber Placement provided at the SME level

Addcomposites, developers of the AFP-XS, announces partnership with Effman, an engineering firm specializing in solutions for automating composites manufacturing


January 16, 2020

Plug & Produce AFP Installed in 1 Day and Debuts at Composites Automation Center

Addcomposites completes installations of its AFP-XS toolhead at KUKA Finland and SAM|XL in the Netherlands. 

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January 11, 2019

Reducing Manual Labor in Composites Manufacturing

The robot spreads carbon fiber directly into the mold, reducing manual labor during the layup process.

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November 10, 2020

Addcomposites: Just add composites

Addcomposites was born from a simple, but tricky question: what if advanced satellite structures could be manufactured in every manufacturing facility around the world?

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June 25, 2020

Remotely installing an AFP system amid COVID-19 travel restrictions

Addcomposites has completed remote installation of AFP-XS for Regional Institute of Advanced Materials (IRMA) in France.


August 26, 2019

Addcomposites Introduces Plug & Play AFP for cost effective composites manufacturing

New AFP-XS turns any robotic arm into an automated composites manufacturing system.

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February 22, 2019

Addcomposites Helps SMEs Automate Manufacturing of Composites Parts

Startup that began as a student project aims for the international market.