Following from the announcement that Quickstep would provide 10 new parts for the F-35 program, on November 4, 2019, Quickstep and US-based Radius Engineering announced they will partner to develop a Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) manufacturing workcell. The workcell will be based at Quickstep’s manufacturing facilities in Bankstown, Western Sydney. The new addition to Quickstep’s … Continue reading Quickstep partners with US engineering firm
Composite manufacturer Quickstep, based in Western Sydney, will manufacture 10 new parts for the global F-35 program. The parts will be incorporated into the centre fuselage, and brings to 45 the number of unique components that Quickstep already produces for the Joint Strike Fighter Program. “This assignment is a testament to Quickstep’s invaluable work in … Continue reading More Australian-made composites for F-35s
On October 30, at the technology conference CEBIT Australia, the potential for Industry 4.0 application in local industries was canvassed by a range of speakers from industry, research and government. Chaired by Ingrid Marsh, director industry development, NSW Treasury, Marsh outlined that Industry 4.0 could be the key to unlocking productivity and growth in manufacturing … Continue reading Variety of Industry 4.0 in Australia on display at CEBIT
Advanced composite component manufacturer, Quickstep, is predicting more than 20 per cent revenue growth in 2019 due to the ramp up in production volumes of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, to which Quickstep is a key supplier. The predictions are part of the company’s ASX update for the first quarter of 2019. The Bankstown-based company … Continue reading Quickstep projects strong sales growth in 2019
Tara Hamid spoke to Mark Burgess, CEO and managing director of Quickstep, about how his business realignment allowed the company to grow its revenue and ramp up production. When Mark Burgess joined Quickstep, a composite components manufacturing company, as CEO in May last year, he had to make some difficult decisions, which at the time appeared … Continue reading A strategic realignment paying off
Advanced composite component manufacturer, Quickstep, has reported a 13.7 per cent profitability growth over the past year, thanks to its aerospace production ramp up as well as revisions to the company’s organisational structure. Quickstep’s sales grew from $51.9 million to $59.0 million over the past financial year from 2017 to 2018, according to an ASX announcement by the company. Quickstep CEO and … Continue reading Quickstep reports profitability growth with aerospace production ramp up
Carbon fibre composites manufacturer, Quickstep, has extended its contract with Lockheed Martin to supply wing flaps for its commercial and military aircrafts. The company, which is the largest independent aerospace-grade advanced composite manufacturer in Australia, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lockheed Martin for a Long Term Flexible Contract (LTFC) associated with the ongoing supply of … Continue reading Quickstep extends supply contract with Lockheed Martin
Quickstep, a leading manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composite components, has announced that it will receive funding to produce housings for an F-35 Lightning II countermeasure flare. Funding via Chemring Australia from the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, through a multi‐million dollar U.S. Government contract, will support engineering and production tooling for the production improvement project. … Continue reading Quickstep to produce housing for F-35 Lightning II
Australian carbon fibre specialist Quickstep has signed a partnership agreement with a fellow advanced composites manufacturer in Italy. The ATR Group, based in Colonnella, manufactures and supplies composites across nine plants for the automotive, aerospace and industrial markets, marrying its traditional and innovative production processes. Based in Bankstown and Geelong, Quickstep is billed the largest … Continue reading Australian carbon fibre manufacturer signs European automotive, aerospace partnership
Defence contractor Quickstep is anticipating further growth over the next three years as production of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) ramps up globally. According to its latest quarterly report, the Sydney-based advanced composite manufacturer has more than doubled its production for the program during the past year. The company supplies 21 JSF components to Northrop Grumman … Continue reading Australian defence manufacturer predicting F-35 growth
Composite technology company Quickstep Holdings has announced that it has passed a 100-part a month milestone, producing 108 parts in September for the Joint Strike Fighter.
Carbon composites manufacturer Quickstep has secured its largest production order to date.