We stay informed of the latest science, industry innovations and best practices by partnering with premier suppliers, with materials from traceable sources that conform to the highest quality standards. Common Fibers is proud to partner with the following vendors.
Since 1990, Griot's Garage has developed, manufactured, and bottled liquid car care products in their U.S. manufacturing and distribution center, giving them total quality control over our washes, polishes, and waxes. Their towels, cloths, tools, buffing machines, garage gear, and accessories are designed in house to meet their exceptionally high standards for perfection and quality.
Hawkeye Industries is proud to be the master distributor of the Duratec line of putties, primers, sealers, and topcoats. Duratec Polyester and Vinyl Ester products are famous for their ability to cure completely when applied to plug/pattern surfaces. The thin-film, air-cure capability makes Duratec ideal for the composites industry.
Perma-Grit® Tools design, manufacture and supply Tungsten Carbide grit abrasive tools, for the high performance car, boat, aircraft, prototype design, hobby, DIY and home improvement market. Their tools are renowned for longevity and ability to work modern composite materials - Carbon Fibre, Kevlar, Glass Fibre, Perspex, Plexiglas, PCB, Lexan, Acrylics, Plastics and Polystyrene. Also, more conventional materials - Woods, Ceramics, Stone, Marble, Glass and Metal.
Universal Laser Systems is the leading provider of laser material processing solutions and has been advancing the application of laser technology since 1988. Research and Development efforts have resulted in numerous patents, with several pending, in their continual pursuit to develop and enhance laser systems that benefit the customer. ULS's state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing facilities are located in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they manufacture both lasers and laser systems.
More than 60,000 3M products are used in homes, businesses, schools, hospitals and other industries. One third of sales come from products invented within the past five years, thanks to innovations from the thousands of researchers and scientists we employ around the world. With corporate operations in 70 countries and sales in 200, 3M is committed to creating the technology and products that advance every company, enhance every home and improve every life.
Sika/Axon is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 100 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. At the end of 2019 Sika won the Swiss Technology Award for a groundbreaking new adhesive technology.
Custom Polymer Designs is a trusted brand in the marine industry, for infusion projects, tooling and much more. They provide epoxy and polyurethane thermoset resins to innovative customers across many industries including, but not limited to: Boat building, Infrastructure, Recreational Composites, Tooling, Carbon Fiber Composite Construction and Aerospace.
Over the past thirty years, Mirka USA Inc. has grown into one of the world's largest producers of coated abrasives. They have a wide product range for individual operations and complete sanding systems for specialized applications. Mirka's product range includes not only abrasives, but tools and accessories, as well as polishing components.
General Plastics Manufacturing Company has been an industry trailblazer for seven decades. They serve the composites industry with new phenolic-resin plastic laminates for aircraft and commercial uses.All General Plastics foam material and build-to-print parts are produced in our 135,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tacoma, Washington. Our company employs more than 170 skilled, passionate professionals and is optimally equipped to satisfy our customers’ needs for premier-quality foam material and production parts.
BGF Industries is a leading US manufacturer of high performance fabrics and materials serving the Aerospace, Marine, Filtration, Insulation, Automotive, Electrical, Protection and Construction industries. Their expertise is in developing enduring solutions for products and processes that require lightweight, thermal, or high strength design elements. BGF has developed over 35 patents for its specialized finishes and processes.