Heatcon Announces UAV | AAM Partnership with Hexcel Corporation

April 6, 2021

SEATTLE, WA, April 6, 2021 — Heatcon Composite Systems announced an expanded relationship with Hexcel Corporation, a global leader in advanced composites technology. The companies entered into a North American distribution partnership granting HEATCON the ability to sell Hexcel carbon fiber prepreg fabrics and tapes to support the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and advanced air mobility vehicles (AAM) industry.

Heatcon, a leader in the composites repair industry and an official Hexcel distributor, supplies materials such as fiberglass, carbon, peel ply and bagging film to aerospace companies and military providers. Composites are used heavily in the manufacturing and repair of newer commercial aircrafts, helicopter rotor blades, and wind turbine blades.

The Hexcel partnership focuses on a variety of carbon fiber prepreg products used during the manufacturing and repair process of UAVs and AAMs. Such a strategic alliance with HEATCON will allow Hexcel to increase its overall presence in the commercial aerospace and space and defense markets.

“The UAV and AAM industry is expanding rapidly and Heatcon is excited to be a part of this growth,” said Eric Casterline of Heatcon Composite Systems. “Our capabilities allow us to support the industry with readily available inventory in both small and large quantities,” concluded Casterline.

Heatcon is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of aerospace composite repair equipment and products; ISO9001, AS9100D and AS9120B certified.