National Composites has a wide array of molding techniques and processes to ensure we can assist on all your FRP needs, from start to finish. 

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With over 100 years of combined experience or engineering teams work along-side our customers to embrace and improve the customers’ final desired outcome. From start to finish, a group is assigned to the customer’s project-based upon experience to manage all pattern and tool build, prototyping, engineering, design, and program management in-house to ensure quality and control.

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Open Mold Fiberglass Processing

Open mold is the most versatile and economical molding method. Ideal for all shapes and sizes. Due to its versatility, open molding can be utilized to serve practically all markets.

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Closed Mold Fiberglass Processing

There are multiple different methods to closed molding to fit almost any need or requirement. Closed molding reduces waste and scrap, and allows for more precise tolerances. Closed molding also allows for a cosmetic “B” side of your part.

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Thermoform FRP/Vacuum Forming

Thermoforming or Vacuum Forming is a method of processing thermoplastic sheet or film into a formed part. A thermoplastic is a polymer that can be melted or softened when heated and hardened when cooled. This type of plastic can be reheated and reformed over and over. Thermoforming achieves a comparable product to injection molding at a fraction of the tooling expense, utilizing equivalent materials.

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Metal & Cab Fabrication

When sourcing your next project, you will find National Composites offers more value-added services than any single competitor in North America. Metal fabrication capabilities in steel and aluminum are one of our core strengths. 

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Class A Commercial Paint / Primed & Ready

From Paint-ready primer to Class-A finishes, you can count on National Composites to provide best-in-class surfaces. Our state-of-the-art facilities meet and exceed the most stringent of customer demands. 

At National Composites, our proven top-coat or base/clear application technologies are the perfect solutions from metal preparation to top-coat applications. With years of experience in the coating industry, we have the proven expertise to provide prep, prime, and paint systems for metals, plastics, and composites.

Our paint facility can handle parts as large as 10 feet wide x 25 feet long x 15 feet tall. Our capabilities/process consists of 5-stages: 

  • Composite prime paint, primer coat
  • Primer cure
  • Stage-1 Paint
  • Stage 2 paint and final cure
  • Final cure
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Value-Added Assembly Services

All of the National Composites facilities have dedicated assembly groups. We can assist with simple hardware and structural reinforcement installation to complex
multi-component installation and bonding.

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Shipping and Logistics

National Composites takes pride in having the ability to manage every step of the production process in house, from designing and prototyping to packaging and delivery. For the convenience to our customers, National composites owns and maintains a large fleet of trucks and trailers in order to to manage the varying shipping needs to our customers.