Composites One

A leading North American composites distributor, with 35+ locations and extensive product lines from 600+ suppliers. Assists customers with product selection, specification, delivery, handling and use. Supports customers with processes, including closed mold technologies, regulatory compliance and value-added services.

85 W. Algonquin Rd. #600
Arlington Heights, IL 60005 US


A Message from Composites One

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The Closed Mold Alliance in 2008 was formed in 2008 to provide composites manufacturers with a complete closed molding solution.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

Leaders in automotive industry attend Road 2 Composites workshop
Representatives from more than 70 companies, including GM and Tesla, and 180 industry experts attended the two-day Road 2 Composites Workshop.

Composites at AIA 2017
The ACMA Architectural Division exhibited its 4th annual Composites Pavilion and 2nd annual COMPOSITES CHALLENGE for architectural students.

In praise of technical service reps
Tech service representatives: without them, molding trials fail and manufacturing issues go unresolved.

Composites One buys BMB Solutions Composites
With this acquisition, Composites One will expand its presence in the Canadian composites market.

IACMI unveils nine-meter wind turbine blade
A large team of 11 industrial partners provided materials and on-site fabrication support for blade component manufacturing and assembly.

IBEX 2016: New access to composites
Composites Pavilion hosted Composite Tech Talks and the interactive Future Materials exhibit.

CAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.

Composites One, Davis Applied Technology College form educational partnership
Composites One and DATC will offer students real-world product and process expertise designed to provide the skills needed for a career in the composites industry.

Composites One and IACMI to present ‘Flyways to Highways’ workshop
The workshop will focus on the opportunity for composites in various applications from infrastructure to automotive.

Composites One, Closed Mold Alliance to present live demonstrations during CAMX 2016
This year, the event will feature a three-day event with more than 15 process demos in a massive enclosed staging area.

Oshkosh’s AirVenture 2016 included a big infusion event
The big annual airshow featured the on-site infusion of complete aircraft fuselages for two kit aircraft.

Composites One and IACMI to present P2P Composites workshop
Scheduled for August 9-10 on the Purdue University Campus in West Lafayette, Ind., P2P Composites will feature over a dozen sessions.

CAMX 2016 preview: Composites One
Composites One (Arlington Heights, IL, US) will feature live closed molding and advanced process demonstrations, along with some high performance products at CAMX.

Composites in Wind Workshop held in Boulder
More than 150 students, academics, technicians and business owners from 27 states attended the workshop.

Registration open for Composites in Wind manufacturing training
The second of four free hands-on composites training sessions presented by Composites One and IACMI will be June 14-15 in Colorado and focus on wind blade manufacture.

Oshkosh “Fly-In” preview: Multi-day infusion demo
Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Assn.’s (EAA) AirVenture 2016 (July 25-31) will have the opportunity to attend a reprise of last year’s multi-day infusion processing demo, again sponsored by Innegra Technologies (Greenville, SC, US).

Composites One training event attracts more than 150
The event is the first of four in 2016 being presented by Composites One, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) and Magnum Venus Products.

World’s largest center console with single-skin hull
Navy RHIB concept goes commercial in the new HydraSports Custom Sueños high-performance offshore fishing boat.

CAMX 2015: Automotive, military innovations and on-floor demos
ACMA’s and SAMPE’s second combined event featured plenty of new products and thought-provoking conference sessions for the composites industry.

Product Categories of Composites One

Abrasive papers
Abrasive tools
Acrylic, Paste
Adhesive applicators
Alumina trihydrate
Aramid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Aramid, 5-harness
Aramid, 8-harness
Aramid, Basket-weave
Aramid, Braided
Aramid, Chopped strand
Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Aramid, Mat, chopped strand
Aramid, Mat, continuous strand
Aramid, Milled fibers
Aramid, Multiaxial
Aramid, Other
Aramid, Other
Aramid, Plain-weave
Aramid, Roving, gun
Aramid, Roving, multi-end
Aramid, Roving, panel
Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Aramid, Surfacing veil
Aramid, Twill
Aramid, Woven roving
Aramid/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Aramid/glass hybrid, 5-harness
Aramid/glass hybrid, 8-harness
Aramid/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
Aramid/glass hybrid, Braided
Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
Aramid/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Aramid/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
Aramid/glass hybrid, Twill
Aramid/glass hybrid, Woven roving
Automated fiber placement machines
Basalt, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Basalt, 5-harness
Basalt, 8-harness
Basalt, Basket-weave
Basalt, Braided
Basalt, Chopped strand
Basalt, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Basalt, Mat, chopped strand
Basalt, Mat, continuous strand
Basalt, Milled fibers
Basalt, Multiaxal
Basalt, Other
Basalt, Plain-weave
Basalt, Roving, gun
Basalt, Roving, multi-end
Basalt, Roving, panel
Basalt, Roving, single-end direct
Basalt, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Basalt, Surfacing veil
Basalt, Twill
Basalt, Woven roving
Bismaleimide, >12K tow
Bismaleimide, 12-inch tape
Bismaleimide, 3-inch tape
Bismaleimide, 60-inch tape
Bismaleimide, 6-inch tape
Bismaleimide, Fabric
Bismaleimide, Mat
Bismaleimide, Other broadgoods
Bismaleimide, Other tape
Bismaleimide, Paste
Bismaleimide, Roving
Bladder molding equipment (formerly pressure bag)
Bleeder cloths
Bonding equipment
Breather cloths
Calcium carbonate
Calcium sulfate
Carbon, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon, 5-harness
Carbon, 8-harness
Carbon, Basket-weave
Carbon, Braided
Carbon, Chopped strand
Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
Carbon, Milled fibers
Carbon, Multiaxial
Carbon, Other
Carbon, Other
Carbon, PAN-based
Carbon, pitch-based
Carbon, Plain-weave
Carbon, Roving, gun
Carbon, Roving, multi-end
Carbon, Roving, panel
Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon, Surfacing veil
Carbon, Twill
Carbon, Woven roving
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 5-harness
Carbon/aramid hybrid, 8-harness
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Basket-weave
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Braided
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Chopped strand
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Milled fibers
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, gun
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, panel
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Surfacing veil
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
Carbon/aramid hybrid, Woven roving
Carbon/glass hybrid, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Carbon/glass hybrid, 5-harness
Carbon/glass hybrid, 8-harness
Carbon/glass hybrid, Basket-weave
Carbon/glass hybrid, Braided
Carbon/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
Carbon/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Carbon/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
Carbon/glass hybrid, Woven roving
Carrier films
Casting equipment
Catalyst dispensers
Caul plates
Ceramic, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Ceramic, 5-harness
Ceramic, 8-harness
Ceramic, Basket-weave
Ceramic, Braided
Ceramic, Chopped strand
Ceramic, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Ceramic, Mat, chopped strand
Ceramic, Mat, continuous strand
Ceramic, Milled fibers
Ceramic, Multiaxial
Ceramic, Other
Ceramic, Other
Ceramic, Plain-weave
Ceramic, Roving, gun
Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
Ceramic, Roving, panel
Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Ceramic, Surfacing veil
Ceramic, Twill
Ceramic, Woven roving
C-glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
C-glass, 5-harness
C-glass, 8-harness
C-glass, Basket-weave
C-glass, Braided
C-glass, Chopped strand
C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
C-glass, Mat, chopped strand
C-glass, Mat, continuous strand
C-glass, Milled fibers
C-glass, Multiaxial
C-glass, Other
C-glass, Other
C-glass, Plain-weave
C-glass, Roving, gun
C-glass, Roving, multi-end
C-glass, Roving, panel
C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
C-glass, Surfacing veil
C-glass, Twill
C-glass, Woven roving
Cleaners, solvents
Cleaners, surfactants
Cleaners, water-based
Cobalt naphthenate
Colorant, pigments
Continuous laminating machines
Curing agents, others
Cyanate ester, <12K tow
Cyanate ester, >12K tow
Cyanate ester, 12-inch tape
Cyanate ester, 3-inch tape
Cyanate ester, 60-inch tape
Cyanate ester, 6-inch tape
Cyanate ester, Fabric
Cyanate ester, Mat
Cyanate ester, Other broadgoods
Cyanate ester, Other tape
Cyanate ester, Roving
Cyanoacrylate, Paste
E-Glass, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
E-Glass, 5-harness
E-Glass, 8-harness
E-Glass, Basket-weave
E-Glass, Braided
E-Glass, Chopped strand
E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
E-Glass, Mat, chopped strand
E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
E-Glass, Milled fibers
E-Glass, Multiaxial
E-Glass, Other
E-Glass, Other
E-Glass, Plain-weave
E-Glass, Roving, gun
E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
E-Glass, Roving, panel
E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
E-Glass, Surfacing veil
E-Glass, Twill
E-Glass, Woven roving
Epoxy, <12K tow
Epoxy, >12K tow
Epoxy, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
Epoxy, 250 F cure, >12K tow
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 60-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Mat
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other tape
Epoxy, 250 F cure, Roving
Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
Epoxy, 350 F cure, >12K tow
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 60-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Mat
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Other tape
Epoxy, 350 F cure, Roving
Epoxy, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, 60-inch tape
Epoxy, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, Fabric
Epoxy, Mat
Epoxy, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, Other tape
Epoxy, Paste
Epoxy, Roving
Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, >12K tow
Epoxy, toughened, 12-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 3-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 60-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, 6-inch tape
Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
Epoxy, toughened, Mat
Epoxy, toughened, Other broadgoods
Epoxy, toughened, Other tape
Epoxy, toughened, Roving
Expansion pads
Eye protection
Fasteners, aluminum
Fasteners, composite
Fasteners, for honeycomb
Fasteners, titanium
Filament winding machines and software controls
Filler paste
Film and sheet
Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
Flexible mold materials
Flow-coating equipment
Foam application equipment
Foam core, other
Foam core, polyurethane
Foam core, PVC
Gasket materials for vacuum bags
Hand cleaners
Hand layup tools (cutters, rollers, scissors, etc.)
Heat tapes
Heat-transfer fluid
Honeycomb, thermoplastic
Hoses, pressure
Hoses, vacuum
Impregnation lines
Laminate thickness gauges
Low-pressure molding
Low-profile additives
Metallized, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Metallized, 5-harness
Metallized, 8-harness
Metallized, Basket-weave
Metallized, Braided
Metallized, Multiaxial
Metallized, Other
Metallized, Plain-weave
Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Metallized, Twill
Metallized, Woven roving
Milled glass fiber
Mold polishes
Mold release films
Mold releases, internal
Mold releases, liquid external
Mold releases, papers
Mold releases, sprays
Mold releases, waxes
Mold strippers
Nylon, Paste
Other catalysts/promoters
Other core materials
Other inorganic fibers
Other supplies
Other thermoplastics
Other thermosets
Other, <12K tow
Other, >12K tow
Other, 12-inch tape
Other, 3-inch tape
Other, 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Other, 5-harness
Other, 60-inch tape
Other, 6-inch tape
Other, 8-harness
Other, Basket-weave
Other, Braided
Other, Chopped strand
Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Other, Fabric
Other, Mat
Other, Mat, chopped strand
Other, Mat, continuous strand
Other, Milled fibers
Other, Multiaxial
Other, Other
Other, Other
Other, Other broadgoods
Other, Other tape
Other, Paste
Other, Plain-weave
Other, Roving
Other, Roving, gun
Other, Roving, multi-end
Other, Roving, panel
Other, Roving, single-end direct
Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Other, Surfacing veil
Other, Twill
Other, Woven roving
Paint strippers for composites
Peel plies
Phenolic, <12K tow
Phenolic, >12K tow
Phenolic, 12-inch tape
Phenolic, 3-inch tape
Phenolic, 60-inch tape
Phenolic, 6-inch tape
Phenolic, Fabric
Phenolic, Mat
Phenolic, Other broadgoods
Phenolic, Other tape
Phenolic, Paste
Phenolic, Roving
Pi tapes (for measuring diameter)
Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
Polyester, unsaturated, >12K tow
Polyester, unsaturated, 12-inch tape
Polyester, unsaturated, 3-inch tape
Polyester, unsaturated, 60-inch tape
Polyester, unsaturated, 6-inch tape
Polyester, unsaturated, Fabric
Polyester, unsaturated, Mat
Polyester, unsaturated, Other broadgoods
Polyester, unsaturated, Other tape
Polyester, unsaturated, Roving
Polyimide, <12K tow
Polyimide, >12K tow
Polyimide, 12-inch tape
Polyimide, 3-inch tape
Polyimide, 60-inch tape
Polyimide, 6-inch tape
Polyimide, Fabric
Polyimide, Mat
Polyimide, Other broadgoods
Polyimide, Other tape
Polyimide, Paste
Polyimide, Roving
Polymer concrete machinery
Potable-water grades
Preform manufacturing equipment
Protective clothing
Pultrusion equipment, thermosets
Quick disconnects for vacuum hoses
Reaction injection molding equipment (RIM, RRIM, SRIM)
Recycling systems and equipment
Regulatory compliance
Repair kits and equipment
Resin injection equipment, pultrusion
Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
Resin wetout equipment, pultrusion and filament winding
Sanders, grinders
Sanding discs/pads
Sealing tapes and materials
Shim materials
Shrink film
Shrink tapes
Silicone, Paste
Solvent dispensers
Solvent storage cans
Spray booths
Spray guns
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 4-harness (crowsfoot)
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 5-harness
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), 8-harness
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Basket-weave
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Braided
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, chopped strand
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, continuous strand
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Milled fibers
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, gun
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Twill
Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Woven roving
Styrene-suppressant additives
Syntactic core, expanding
Syntactic core, nonexpanding
Trimming equipment
Unsaturated polyester
Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
Urethane, Paste
UV stabilizers
Vacuum bagging materials, other
Vacuum formers
Vacuum valves and pumps
Vinyl ester
Vinyl ester, <12K tow
Vinyl ester, >12K tow
Vinyl ester, 12-inch tape
Vinyl ester, 3-inch tape
Vinyl ester, 60-inch tape
Vinyl ester, 6-inch tape
Vinyl ester, Fabric
Vinyl ester, Mat
Vinyl ester, Other broadgoods
Vinyl ester, Other tape
Vinyl ester, Roving
Viscosity control agents
Wiping cloths