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  1. Launching Mr. Blue Sky

    Launching Mr. Blue Sky

    Georgia Tech students shot for the skies with one of their latest projects with the main goal of designing, building, and then launching a rocket. There are a lot of factors that make rockets difficult to design, including having to account for heat, weight, and durability. Georgia Tech Ramblin’ Rocket Club and Georgia Tech Experimental Rocketry (GTXR) came up with a design for "Mr. Blue Sky" and chose Rock West Composites to provide them with parts needed to make it. Detail of the Rocket (left) and the Georgia Tech Team (right) Our engineering group designed custom fiberglass filament wound tubing with high-temperature resin. Using our tubes, Georgia Tech’s teams pushed what is possible with homemade rocketry design and had a successful launch! The team’s goal for Mr. Blue Sky was to achieve speeds past Mach 3 and reach a height over 100,000 ft. While this first launch did not reach ideal results, only hitting speeds of Mach 1 and a height of 19,000 ft., it still Read more...

Rock West Composites Introduces New Marine Division Before DEMA Show 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Introduces New Marine Division Before DEMA Show 2021 Rock West Composites announces the launch of its new Marine Division a week in advance of its attendance at DEMA Show 2021 in booth #1424. Initially focusing on supplying original equipment manufacturers with composite components, Rock West will display new custom products, in addition to off-the-shelf products and materials, relevant to the marine market. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 9, 2021 – Rock West Composites (RWC) announces the launch of its new Marine Division in advance of its

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RWC Celebrates the Opening of Its New San Diego Corporate Headquarters with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Celebrates the Opening of Its New San Diego Corporate Headquarters with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Rock West Composites celebrated the opening of its new corporate headquarters in San Diego, California by having a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. The company is expanding to meet increased demand for its large-scale custom composites manufacturing. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 9, 2020 – Rock West Composites (RWC) celebrated the opening of its new corporate headquarters with a gathering of staff and guests. Following established COVID safety

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Rock West Composites Moves Into Its New San Diego Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Moves Into Its New San Diego Headquarters Rock West Composites moved this month to its new corporate headquarters, a 107,000 sq. ft. facility in San Diego, California. The company is expanding to accommodate new staff, add manufacturing space, grow capability for large-scale composites manufacturing, and meet the needs of its expanding business. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 9, 2021 – Rock West Composites (RWC) has moved this month into its new corporate headquarters at 7625 Panasonic Way in San Diego, California, a facility more than three

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Rock West Composites Adds “Build Your Own Tube” Feature to Its Online Offering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Adds “Build Your Own Tube” Feature to Its Online Offering This month Rock West Composites has added a feature on its website allowing customers to define their own filament wound tube specifications, enabling a build-to-order ecommerce transaction with immediate check out. Currently 75 mandrels and two materials are available with three distinct performance characteristics and nearly infinite wall thickness options. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 8, 2021 – This month Rock West Composites (RWC) announces the addition of a Build Your Own

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Rock West Composites Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rock West Composites Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award Rock West Composites receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award for consistent performance excellence over a twelve-month period from 2018 to 2019. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2020 –Rock West Composites (RWC) today announced that it has received a 2019 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. RWC maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month

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