The following is a Fiberforge press release:
October 9, 2006
Glenwood Springs , Colorado – The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) has chosen Fiberforge as a member of its Design & Engineering Support Program Two (DESP II) team. The team, comprising an elite group of technical and engineering companies, offers goods and services contracts directly to government entities. Team members consist of a variety of businesses with outstanding, proven capabilities and expertise applicable to a wide range of customer requirements. Fiberforge’s CEO, Dr. Jon Fox-Rubin, says "Fiberforge is honored to be chosen for the team and is well positioned to help government entities meet their diverse challenges with our unique capabilities."
"Fiberforge adds outstanding composites manufacturing capability to our team’s internationally recognized composites structural and material expertise." Drake continues, "The Fiberforge manufacturing process brings a unique capability that definitely strengthens our composites capabilities. We are delighted to have Fiberforge on our team and are looking forward to working with them." DESP II is a contracting vehicle that allows rapid access to high quality services to the Air Force Material Command (AFMC), DOD agencies (Army, Navy, Marines) and other government entities having similar systems and/or needs. It utilizes a systems approach to design efforts and provides a broad range of concept analysis and specification development, systems design, prototype manufacturing, system integration, testing, modeling and simulation, and engineering and technical documentation. More information can be found at http://contracting.hill.af.mil/aircraft/despii/despii.asp.
Fiberforge is a start-up company commercializing a breakthrough manufacturing system that enables the affordable production of lightweight advanced-composite structures in high volumes. This proprietary system—protected with patents and trade secrets—produces parts with high fiber alignment, high fiber fraction, and long fiber length at high speed with low scrap. Fiberforge’s technology and its tailored blanks are protected by US patents #6,607,626 and 6,939,423. More information can be obtained from www.fiberforge.com.
The projections and forward-looking statements in this release are based on best practice analysis and research from independent advisors to Fiberforge. The conclusions drawn, while the result of the best efforts of the staff of Fiberforge, are in no way a promise of delivery, and can, and will, be changed according to future input.