Composite Advantage LLC

Composite Advantage supplies engineered Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) products that include bridge decks, trail bridges, cantilever sidewalks and rail platforms to fender protection systems, pilings, naval ship separators and other waterfront structures.

750 Rosedale Dr,
Dayton, OH 45402 US


As Seen In CompositesWorld

FRP system used in Nevada shared-use path project
Composite Advantage’s FiberSPAN fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) system was used to build five prefabricated bridge sections for the recently-opened trail.

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FRP piling system used to update Virginia-based ferry terminal
A total of 296 wooden pilings were reportedly replaced by FRP monopile dolphins at one-third the lifecycle cost of wood.  


ACMA, composites experts testify for more resilient infrastructure
Industry leaders testified to the U.S. Congress for research and use of advanced materials to combat climate change-related infrastructure damage.

FRP composite piles offer strength, corrosion resistance
Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies tasked with replacing aging marine fender systems are opting for corrosion-resistant fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) pilings with increasing frequency.

Plant Tour: Composite Advantage
Composite Advantage supplies engineered fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) products including bridge decks, trail bridges, cantilever sidewalks, rail platforms, as well as waterfront structures such as fender protection systems, pilings and naval ship separators.

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FRP composite piles chosen for bridge rehab at New Jersey seaside resort
Composite Advantage’s fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite pipe pilings will replace aging timber fenders on bridges at New Jersey’s Cape May resort.

FRP bridges

FRP panels used in two bridge renovations
Composite Advantage announced the completion of two new FRP bridge projects employing the its FiberSPAN fiber reinforced plastic composite deck material.

Composite Advantage installs a bridge deck

Finally: Proposed legislation promotes composites for infrastructure
ACMA has announced that Congress has introduced new legislation to encourage research and deployment of innovative construction techniques and materials in infrastructure.

Rugg Bridge

FRP used to update historic 80-year-old bridge
Originally built in 1938, Rugg Bridge in Sandisfield, MA, US has been rehabilitated using a fiber reinforced polymer deck from Composite Advantage.

FRP sidewalk system

Composite Advantage FRP sidewalk system used to replace aging pedestrian walkway
The company’s FiberSPAN-C panels are reportedly 80% lighter than reinforced concrete panels, and because the cantilevered sidewalk is prefabricated, construction is quicker.

Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) trail bridge

Composite Advantage unveils line of zero maintenance FRP trail bridges
Fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) trail bridges offer parks and recreation agencies a long lasting trail bridge alternative that lasts up to 100 years.

Composite Advantage FRP platform at West Natick, MA station

Composites enable handicap-accessible train platforms
MBTA needed a high-performance, corrosion-resistant replacement for the previous concrete structures. The agency found an attractive alternative with Composite Advantage LLC’s (CA, Dayton, OH, US) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) deck panels.

Sarah Mildred Long Bridge FRP fairings

A better bridge thanks to fairings from Composite Advantage
Mechanical and maintenance problems red-listed the venerable Sarah Mildred Long Bridge in Portsmouth, NH, US, which crossed the Piscataqua River between New Hampshire and Maine. A new replacement bridge will include lightweight wind fairings produced by Composite Advantage LLC (Dayton, OH, US) using fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) material.

Composite camels help berth US Navy aircraft carriers
Naval Station Mayport (Jacksonville, FL, US) has received its first set of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composite “camels,” produced by Composite Advantage (CA, Dayton, OH, US). Mayport will use the camels to berth nuclear powered aircraft carriers (designated by the Navy as CVN).

Composites used to update century-old bridge
FRP composites gives British Columbia City a lightweight pedestrian bridge deck solution.

Jacksonville Ferry Terminals installs new FRP slipwalls
The agency chose Composite Advantage’s FiberPILE composite product.

New bridge deck in Ohio made with fiber-reinforced polymer
Composite Advantage won the bid to replace the structure with its FiberSPAN bridge deck system.

Composite Advantage installs FRP composite bridge in Canada
The fiber-reinforced polymer composite bridge deck system will be installed at Ottawa, Canada’s historic Minto bridges.

How have composite bridges measured up?
The latest US highway bill includes a provision to assess performance of composite bridges built years ago, bridges that CW wrote about.

FiberSPAN cantilever sidewalk installed on Wilson-Burt bridge
The fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) panels weigh less than 8 lb/sq ft.

Composite Advantage developed FiberSPAN cantilever sidewalk system
The company engineered its cantilevered shared-use bridge system with FRP decking, steel supports and railings for safety and cost efficiency.

Product Categories of Composite Advantage LLC

Composite Structures & Components
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Marine, docks/pilings
  • Other composite structures