Airborne

A technology leader in advanced composites, specialized in durable fiber-reinforced composites for space, aeronautics and marine. With 20 years' heritage, the company provides high-end composite solutions either directly, through advanced manufacturing of components, or by developing industrialization packages.

Laan van Ypenburg 70
The Hague, 2497 GB NL

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Berks, RG17 7TJ GB
+44 148 8722 24

Laan van Ypenburg 42
The Hague, 2497GB NL
+31 70 3017400

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Hoogerheide, 4631 SZ NL
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Airborne Oil & Gas thermoplastic composite pipe

Airborne gains oil and gas partner
On December 4, 2017, Airborne Oil & Gas (AOG, IJmuiden, Netherlands), the leading manufacturer of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) for oil and gas applications, announced the latest addition to its shareholder base: Subsea 7.

Automated manufacturing solutions from Airborne
I had the chance recently to interview Marcus Kremers, chief technology officer of Airborne International (The Hague, Netherlands), who told me about his company’s growing smart automation initiatives for its customers.

Airborne automated cutting and kitting solution

Airborne introduces automated kitting solutions
At AIRTEC 2017,  the aerospace supply chain trade show held October 24-26 in Munich, Germany,  composites specialist Airborne (The Hague, Netherlands) presented the latest developments on its Automated Kitting Solutions.

Airborne and Marubeni‐Itochu Steel to collaborate
Airborne Oil & Gas BV (IJmuiden, Netherlands) and Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) have signed a worldwide distribution agreement for the promotion and sale of Airborne’s Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) products. 

People on the move: July 2017 
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

Airborne, TenCate sign satellite solar arrays agreement
Airborne will use TenCate thermoset prepregs to make substrate panels for the Advanced Rigid Array (ARA) Mk4 solar array system for satellites.

Sabic invests in Airborne International
With the new investment, Airborne will implement the digital infrastructure that will serve as a backbone for thermoplastic composite automation technologies.

Shell awards Airborne contract for deepwater subsea TCP jumper spool qualification
The qualification program will be performed at the Airborne Oil & Gas manufacturing facility in IJmuiden, The Netherlands and will be completed by summer 2017.

Sumitomo, Airborne Oil & Gas join forces for composite pipes
The two companies will leverage each other’s strengths in providing thermoplastic composite pipe products for riser, flowline and jumper spool applications.

Airborne awarded contract extension with Fokker
The contract extension is for the continued manufacturing of composite overhang panels.

Airborne Oil & Gas to qualify TCP for Total’s deepwater jumper spools
The project includes the manufacturing and qualification testing of full-scale prototypes and is planned to deliver qualification to DNVGL standard RP-F119 in Q1 2017.

Airborne International acquires Aviation Enterprises Ltd.
UK-based Aviation Enterprises Ltd. specializes in design, development, manufacturing and testing of sub-sea composite structures.

Airborne, Siemens to build digital factory for composites
Companies, education institutions and government can work at the factory where digitalization will form the core of all business processes.

Airborne Oil & Gas places composite pipe in West African waters
Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas will supply a composite downline, jumpers and a deployment system for acid stimulation in deepwater oil and gas extraction.

DSM Dyneema, Airborne International collaborate on radomes
DSM Dyneema works with Airborne International to apply DSM technology to a ground-based radar system that requires durability, electromagnetic transparency and high strength.

Airborne Oil & Gas places composite flexible jumpers in Gulf of Mexico
Wild Well Control will use Airborne's flexible, non-collapsible thermoplastic composite pipe Jumpers to provide flexible fluid connection for well-plugging operation.

Evonik invests in Airborne Oil & Gas
Evonik's venture capital arm cites Airborne's strong track record producing thermoplastic composite piping for oil and gas exploration and delivery applications.

Airborne Oil & Gas supplies thermoplastic composite pipe to PETRONAS
Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas has placed its thermoplastic composite pipe in a flowline pilot project for Malaysia-based energy firm PETRONAS.

Airborne Oil & Gas wins composite downline contract
Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas will supply 1,600m of thermoplastic composite pipe to Norway-based IKM Testing AS for offshore downline and pipeline pre-commissioning.

Airborne Oil & Gas wins composite jumpers contract
Chevron North Sea Ltd. has ordered multiple high-pressure flexible thermoplastic composite jumpers for the Alder project in the U.K. North Sea.

Product Categories of Airborne

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Fiber placement
    • Filament winding
    • Prototyping
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Fiber placement
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Structural reaction injection molding (SRIM)
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Armor, composite
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Marine, other
  • Pressure vessels
  • Other composite structures
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, structual design