Composite Advantage LLC

Manufactures fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite products, including bridges, bridge decking, submarine camels, rail station platforms, waterfront infrastructure, pads, mats, structural panels and corrosion-resistant parts.

401 Kiser St.
Dayton, OH 45404 US


As Seen In CompositesWorld

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.

The markets: Civil infrastructure (2017)
Aging infrastructure offers a potentially huge market for composite materials but civil projects are publicly owned, subject to regulatory oversight and, therefore, decision makers are change-resistant and decisions are, in part, cost-driven. Composites nevertheless continue to make headway.

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.

Composite Advantage picks new wear surface option for its bridges
Matacryl, which combines quartz aggregate in a methyl methacrylate polymer, is said to offer the durability and toughness Composite Advantage requires for its composite bridges and other structures.

Composite bridge connects three parks
US-based Composite Advantage develops a composite bridge that quickly links three parks that had been separated for three years.

New Mexico bridge features Composite Advantage’s fiberglass decking
Composite Advantage fabricated 7-ft by 8-ft FRP panels for the structure’s overpass section.

Another footbridge for Composite Advantage
FiberSPAN composite bridge the choice for Ohio apartment community walking trails.

Composites help make rails-to-trails project a reality
Composite Advantage's FiberSPAN fiber-reinforced polymer bridge deck helps repurpose a 107m abandoned trestle bridge in Pennsylvania.

The markets: Civil infrastructure (2015)
Aging infrastructure offers a potentially huge market for composite material, but the pace of adoption is halting, at best, due to continuing budgetary concern about the upfront cost of composites.

Historic Ohio bridge upgraded with composite decking
Historic, dilapidated bridge in Indian Lake, Ohio, USA, gets a new lease on life thanks to a new composite bridge deck manufactured by Composites Advantage.

Composite Advantage's prefab FRP bridge provides quick install
Six hours is all it took remove an old wooden pedestrian bridge in Daniel Boone National Forest and install a new FiberSPAN bridge from Composite Advantage. better
Ten months….that’s a lot of time, in my book. Why do public works agencies tolerate such drawn-out projects using traditional materials, when composites are faster, more efficient and more durable?

Product Categories of Composite Advantage LLC

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