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September 8, 2021

CDCQ has acquired the Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) robotic cell developed by Effman with the help of the FANUC robot and AFP head from Addcomposites.

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November 10, 2020

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

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


August 26, 2019

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

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February 22, 2019

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

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July 9, 2021

UT Austin has augmented the AFP-XS with a high-powered laser, another first for Addcomposites, to achieve the high melt temperatures that thermoplastics require.

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September 8, 2020

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

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


July 21, 2019

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


November 24, 2020

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

AFP at the SME level

August 21, 2020

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


January 16, 2020

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

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January 11, 2019

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

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