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Mission & Vision

Addcomposites aims to become the go-to provider of advanced manufacturing solutions that enable widespread adoption of composites.
We design reliable and user friendly advanced manufacturing systems that provide opportunities to integrate composites into your production. We regularly interact with our customers, listening to their feedback and creating a better user experience. 
 

Our Story

Addcomposites provides digital automation solutions for composite manufacturing. We have developed the world’s first plug & produce solution for advanced composites production, enabling small-scale and customized production. Our core competency is in automating the layup of fibers; of both the traditional carbon fiber prepreg and even innovative materials that haven't hit the market yet.
Addcomposites was incorporated in 2018 after a research project at Aalto University led to the development of a compact fiber placement attachment for industrial robots. That summer, we were inducted into the first class of the European Space Agency - Business Incubation Center of Finland, where we were able to collaborate with space-minded companies on the development and end usage of our system. This led to fine tuning different aspects of the entire system, from hardware functionality to software capability, and everywhere in between. 

With past experiences in different industries all over the world, we noticed that composites manufacturing has a problem. This problem is that composites is lagging far behind every other forms of manufacturing in regards to automation. The monotonous and repetitive labor was causing health and quality issues, and knew it needed to change. So we set out to design the smallest, lightest, most versatile tape laying system available to improve upon those past experiences. 

 

Converging in Finland brought a new perspective as to what could be done. Using our knowledge, and incorporating the high standards that come with Finnish Design, we set out to change SME manufacturing capabilities. Years of R&D and a few iterations later, we have come up with the current solution: AFP-XS. 

Contact us today to learn more. 

Designed for the future. From the past.

Technical Advisory Board

Jyrki Vuorinen
Composites and Materials Expert
 
Dean ICT Tampere University
 
 
 
 
35+ Years Research Experience
Lasse Suominen
Industrial Automation and
Quality Control Expert
Founded a successful industrial automation company
 
25+ Years Industrial Experience
Kevin Otto
Modularity and Robust Design Expert
Professor at Aalto University
Ex-MIT professor, PhD CalTech
 
25+ Years Design Experience
Jorma Petäjistö
Financial Navigation Expert
Serves as a liaison between investors and startups/growth companies
25+ Years Financial Experience

Let's Talk

To schedule a meeting with our team, reach out using the form below

In The News:

Plug-and-produce AFP system installed in one day and debuts at composites automation center

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

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Company Information

Phone:
+358 (0) 503 305 201
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