News and Press

Light Composites (LTC)Announces Active Registration in the United States Government’s System for Award Management (SAM)

For Immediate Release 6 July 2018 Poway, CA— 6 July 2018— Today,Light Composites (LTC)is pleased to announce our active registration in the United ...

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Defense Logistics Agency Joint Certification Program Approval

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Defense Logistics Agency Joint Certification Program Approval

Poway, CA— 12 June 2018 — Today, Light Composites (LTC) is pleased to announce that the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Certification Program has a...

Prototype Carbon Fin for Smartfin.org

Prototype Carbon Fin for Smartfin.org

Uni chop instead of fiberglass for Smartfin. Beautiful!

VF3SSYT Arrives

VF3SSYT Arrives

The new work coming into the shop increasingly has called for larger capacity. The Haas VF3SSYT has 40 inches of travel in X and 26 inches in Y.

First C Series Production Run

First C Series Production Run

Today we shipped the first 100 production C Series saddles for Selle Anatomica.

Wabash 12 x 12 arrives

Wabash 12 x 12 arrives

Our new Wabash 12" by 12" heated press arrived today from Iowa, a little worse for wear. It took some doing but we finally have her up and running. 

C Series Prototypes

C Series Prototypes

The first C Series prototypes came off the line today.

First Mold for Selle Anatomica

First Mold for Selle Anatomica

Chips flying! Our first project was a new mold with 3 dimensional parting line and safety radius for Selle Anatomica's new C Series carbon saddle. 

VF2 Arrives

VF2 Arrives

Our first CNC machine arrived today. Big thanks to Mike Flower at Machining Time Savers for being patient with us and helping us through the proces...

Moving into New Space

Moving into New Space

In March 2016 we outgrew our space and our electrical capacity in Miramar, CA. We found a new space in Poway, CA a little closer to home that could...

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls International Traffic in Arms Regulations Registration

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls International Traffic in Arms Regulations Registration

Poway, CA— 7 May 2018 — Today, Light Composites (LTC) is pleased to announce that the US Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Control...

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Third Party Accreditation to AS9100D and ISO9001:2015

Light Composites (LTC) Announces Third Party Accreditation to AS9100D and ISO9001:2015

Poway, CA— 2 May 2018 Today, Light Composites (LTC) is pleased to announce third party compliance to AS9100D and ISO9001:2015. Light Composites’ ANAB accredited registrar, International Standards Authority, Inc., awarded Certificate number 1665 as confirmation that LTC adheres to the high aerospace standards required by the industry.