JEC World 2022

Paris – May 3-5 2022

Utah is home to companies like Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Hexcel, Black Diamond, Kihomac, and many others. It also has one of the highest concentrations of advanced materials companies in the U.S.

 

 

Co-Exhibitors Representing the State of Utah

 

Since 2004, ACT Aerospace has been a leader in the aerospace and defense industry. With a prime focus on advanced composite structures and a constant desire for improvement, ACTA has developed a reputation as a key player in the industry. Being fully integrated, and able to quickly move through analysis, tooling, and fabrication, we will make any project an easy transition from a build-to-print or open design to a quality part. Our capabilities include hand layed-up laminate construction, filament winding, composite compression molding, and large oven curing.

Contact: Bret Ashton, VP of Business Development
Email: breta@actaero.com
Website: http://www.actaero.com/

 

ATEK Defense Systems began as a ballistics protection manufacturer in 2017, now it’s a worldwide ballistic solutions company. Offering proprietary ultra-light and versatile armoring solutions for personnel, vehicles and building protection in both glass and hard/flexible armor. We are the fastest-growing armored vehicle manufacturer/upfitter and the only CIT vertically integrated upfitter. Our engineering services/solutions group ensures alignment, flexibility, and speed. We care deeply about the lives we protect and our innovative products (Protek, Graphtek, One directional glass) and certifications show it.

Contact:
Aaron Gilbert, CEO
Email: aaron@atekdefense.com
Website: https://atekdefense.com/

 

The mission of Conductive Composites is to bridge the performance capabilities and cost of lightweight next-generation composite and plastics materials systems with increasingly demanding conductivity and shielding requirements. Our solutions in materials, technologies, and proprietary self-developed manufacturing capabilities enable game changing applications in many markets. Built on a foundation of fundamental research and development, and actively scale up and deliver our solutions today while nurturing and developing the new concepts needed for tomorrow. We understand that the best path for a technology is to be part of the real world solution for many markets, and we actively work in a broad range of applications, from defense to energy to consumer goods. We are innovators and doers at our core, and share a common fabric of innovation, integrity, and passion with our customers and partners.

Contact: David Tilton, VP of Business Development
Email: dtilton@conductive.com
Website: https://www.conductivecomposites.com/

 

Founded in 1996 by its President, James Patterson, HyPerComp Engineering Inc. (HEI) specializes in the design, analysis, development, testing, manufacture, and certification of filament wound high pressure composite vessels for diverse applications. Innovation is HEI’s core competence, rooted in our heritage on the cutting edge of the space composites industry and distinguishes us as a leader in breakthrough technologies for lighter, stronger and safer pressure vessels and structures. In addition, our customers benefit from HEI’s close relationships with and ready access to leading COPV industry participants ranging from material and machinery suppliers, independent testing agencies, regulatory agencies, to aerospace and automotive OEM’s and their supply chains. The result for the client is a flexible, experienced and innovative source for even the most challenging requirements.

Contact: Daryl Thompson, Business Development Manager
Email: darylt@hypercompeng.com
Website: https://www.hypercompeng.com/

 

Situated just north of Salt Lake City, Davis County offers a superb, central location. Davis County’s position provides unparalleled access to the Salt Lake International Airport, Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake and other cultural, retail, commercial, entertainment and recreational opportunities within Davis County’s 15 cities. Davis County has a large and diverse business community, with over 9,000 licensed businesses, including such notable companies as Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Lifetime Products, Orbit Irrigation, Kihomac, Janicki and Lockheed Martin. Davis County has substantial aerospace, defense, and advanced manufacturing industries and is home to Hill Air Force Base, which had a $4.55 billion total annual economic impact in 2020. Davis County has the third largest population in Utah, providing a motivated, educated, and qualified workforce.

Contact: Chanel Flores, Economic Development Division Director
Email: cflores@co.davis.ut.us
Website: https://www.daviscountyutah.gov/

 

The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) has three main competencies, all of which can help your expansion project in Utah proceed to a successful conclusion. These competencies include best-in-class research, business development, and community strategy.

Contact: Colby Cooley, VP of Business Development
Email: ccooley@edcutah.org
Website: https://www.edcutah.org/

 

The Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity supports Utah entrepreneurs and businesses. We work to retain and recruit companies and bring more high-paying jobs to Utah. In addition, we work with industries, Utah regions, communities, and nonprofits to implement strategic economic development plans and reinforce Utah’s already diverse, prosperous economy. We utilize federal and state resources and private sector contracts to cultivate economic prosperity for all Utahns.

Contact: Lance Soffe, Targeted Industries Director
Email: lancesoffe@utah.gov
Website: https://business.utah.gov/

 

The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) is a federal and state funded initiative to bring together public, private, community, industry and education partners to assure growth and sustainability of Utah’s advanced material and manufacturing industry. UAMMI unites Utah’s advanced materials (composites, carbon fiber, ceramics, polymers, etc.) and advanced manufacturing (digital engineering, robotics, 3D printing, etc.) stakeholders to share ideas and maximize opportunities to build a stronger business economy for our communities.

Contact: Dr. Tulinda Larsen, Executive Director
Email: tlarsen@UAMMI.org
Website: https://www.uammi.org/

 

 

For more information about Utah and its industries, contact David Carlebach, dcarlebach@wtcutah.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                               

 

 

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