ACP Composites’ mission, as a leading manufacturer of composite solutions, is to deliver high-quality, cost-effective components through the use of innovative techniques, a customer-focused mentality and a solution-based approach.
ACP Composites follows a simple principle of ‘customer-centric innovation’, creating what is best for the customer, not what is convenient or conventional. We pair our experience with our passions to fulfill customer needs.
ACP Composites maintains a positive, family-oriented culture that encourages continued learning and improvement. We foster a company-wide mentality of respect for each other and for our customers. Our company values of self-improvement, integrity and collaboration are embedded in all that we do.
Specializing in the design and manufacture of composite structures, plates, flat panels and other advanced products that are changing the way our world uses composites. Our unique business structure supports the global manufacture and distribution of advanced composite materials.
Known for high-quality composites, affordability and a proven track record of meeting delivery and production schedules, ACP Composites is driven to go beyond your basic product needs. We continually review, document and improve all processes, giving you the assurance that ACP Composites operates at the highest possible standards.
Husband and wife team, George and Barbara Sparr, founds Aerospace Composite Products in Farmington, CT
Sells first product
Exhibits at first trade show
Moves from Connecticut to California
Moves into first manufacturing and distribution facility located in San Leandro, CA
Purchases first Heated Press and first Laminating Oven
Hires first Full-Time Employee
Launches first website
Supplies carbon fiber tubes for softball bat reinforcement
Starts supplying radiolucent laminates to an industry leader in X-Ray Detectors
Relocates from San Leandro to Livermore, doubling facility size
Purchases first Autoclave
Purchases first CNC Machine
Interviewed by the MythBusters team for a composite based episode
Son, Justin Sparr, joins the team
Daughter, Jessica Sparr, joins the team
Rebrands as ACP Composites, Inc.
Moves into 33,000 square foot facility within Livermore to accommodate expanding growth
Awarded long-term contract to supply composite materials NASA’s Langley Research Center
Achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification
Becomes largest nationwide producer of Pickleball Paddle blanks
Adds several Large Walk-in Oven to facility
Expands machining capabilities with a 5 Axis CNC Machining Center
Introduces ROMER Absolute Arm™ into Quality Center
Starts manufacturing composite structures for a Silicon Valley-based telecommunication company
Starts manufacturing rocket body fairings and assemblies
Installs largest of 3 Autoclaves - 25ft ASC Autoclave
Opens second location dedicated to retail distribution
Installs new Joss Press, doubling flat panel output
Moves retail facility to location three x size
Launches new website
Acquires new Joss Press and large capacity autoclave
We believe that our people are our strongest asset. So, at ACP, we seek to work with people who possess integrity, dedication and the ambition to make a difference. We are intelligent, honest and passionate in all of our endeavors. We value individuals, creativity and diversity. Most importantly: we enjoy what we do, we like working with each other and we are not afraid of hard work.
ACP Composites is proud to employ a motivated and enthusiastic team of dedicated individuals. We believe that the continued success and growth of ACP Composites relies on the strength of its team.
We provide a dynamic work environment and encourage our employees to succeed through further education and advancement opportunities. ACP Composites is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package. If interested in contributing to the growth of our company, join our team and be open to a wealth of opportunities.
ACP Composites is continually looking for talented and energetic people to join the ACP Composites team. If you are interested in a career with us, please click here to submit your resume.