Vaupell has over 65 years of experience in composites manufacturing offering a broad range of capabilities and credentials to support its customers in our primary markets including: military and commercial aircraft, electronics, and communications. Major customers include: Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, L3 Harris, GKN Aerospace, Aero Structures LI, and the U.S. Government/Defense.

Composites provide very light weight with superior strength while preventing corrosion and low thermal expansion. We produce individual components (lay-up and autoclave molded, compression molded, and adhesive bonded) as well as higher level assemblies.

Our quality capabilities and credentials in include:

  • Complete Lab supporting composite material testing
  • Metrology/Inspection
  • BAE Gold Supplier Award
  • Registrations and Credentials:
    • AS9100
    • ISO 9001
    • ITAR
    • NADCAP Certifications for Composites
    • Multiple Boeing, Northrop-Grumman and Sikorsky certifications*

*Boeing: BAC 5317, BAC 5317-1, BAC 5317-2, BAC 5317-3, D6-53993, D210-12062-1, D210-12062-2, D210-12062-3, D210-12062-4, Code 802. Northrop- Grumman: GSS-7022 (Method VI), GSS-11100, GSS-11102, GSS-22650. Sikorsky Aircraft: SS8423, SS8442, SS8669, SS8888, SS9220, SS9231, SS9225, Lab 9

Our capabilities include:

  • Autoclave molding
  • Compression molding
  • Adhesive bonding (metal-to-metal, composite-to-composite, hybrid in honeycomb sandwich)
  • Tool Design and Fabrication
  • Assembly and Secondary Operations
    • Mechanical and electrical assembly
    • CNC machining and general machining
    • Sheet metal fabrication
    • Assembly
    • Painting