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Continuous Composites awarded $750K to produce drone wings using 3D printing technology

Continuous Composites, a developer of composite 3D printing technology, has been awarded a $750,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the Department of Defense (DoD).

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Continuous Composites commercializes its 3D technology

A Coeur d’Alene-based 3D manufacturing company is preparing to commercialize its technology with a new international partnership. The company, Continuous Composites Inc., is “laser focused” on the commercialization of its technology, says CEO Tyler Alvarado.
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Single component, organically integrated wing spar and rib configuration
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Continuous Composites Receives $750k Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract from the Department of Defense

Continuous Composites has been awarded a Phase II SBIR contract to demonstrate their patented CF3D® manufacturing process for a DoD multifunctional structural composite application through collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
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High performance dry fiber materials for CF3D printing
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Continuous Composites, Saint-Gobain collaboration advances CF3D technology

Composites additive manufacturer Continuous Composites announces the execution of a joint development agreement (JDA) with Saint-Gobain to advance and certify Continuous Composites’ patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) technology for commercial aerospace applications.
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Continuous Composites and Siemens Energy Develop High Performance Materials for Power Generators

Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D®) enables new designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM) with composites and exceeds material requirements for generator components
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Continuous Composites and Saint-Gobain Execute a Joint Development Agreement to Advance CF3D for Commercial Aerospace Applications

Continuous Composites, a composites additive manufacturer, announces the execution of a Joint Development Agreement with Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational manufacturer and distributor of high-performance solutions.
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Continuous Composites demonstrates CF3D technology for Lockheed Martin, AFRL WiSDM project

Continuous Composites (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, U.S.) announced on April 7 the successful completion of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) two-year Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) contract through Lockheed Martin...
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Showing the Low Cost Attritable Aircraft Wing
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Continuous Composites Demonstrates CF3D Technology for Lockheed Martin and The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) Project

Continuous Composites successfully completed the Air Force Research Laboratory’s two-year Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) contract through Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to manufacture a Low Cost Attritable Aircraft (LCAA) wing.
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Printing fiberglass spiral figure 8 with CF3D® technology
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Continuous Composites draws investment from Saint-Gobain's external venture arm

Continuous Composites, has partnered with the venture arm of French multinational manufacturer Saint-Gobain, called NOVA.
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Continuous carbon fiber skateboard print with CF3D
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Continuous Composites Announces Strategic Partnership with Arkema for Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Arkema and Continuous Composites partner to transform manufacturing with Continuous Fiber 3D Printing.
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Fiberglass figure 8 printed with CF3D®
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Continuous Composites and Spatial Announce Strategic Partnership

Continuous Composites power their revolutionary composite manufacturing process with Spatial SDKs.
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Arkema Invests in Continuous Composites, Strengthening Their Strategic Partnership

Continuous Composites, creator of Continuous Fiber 3D Printing technology (CF3D®) is strengthening its partnership with Arkema, a leader in high-performance materials for composites
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CEO, Tyler Alvarado talking with Lead R&D Tech, Tyler Wilson in front of print head
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Senator Risch Announces Continuous Composites as Small Business of the Month in Congressional Record

Mr. RISCH. Mr. President, as a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, each month I recognize and celebrate the American entrepreneurial spirit by highlighting the success of a small business in my home state of Idaho.
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Continuous fiberglass bridge printed with CF3D®
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U.S. Air Force and Wright Brothers Institute Select Continuous Composites for T3 Transition Accelerator

Continuous Composites, a premier composites manufacturing company, is pleased to announce its acceptance and participation in the T3 Transition Accelerator program led by the Wright Brothers Institute
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Carbon Fiber Airfoil printed with CF3D® technology. Photo Credit: Continuous Composites
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Continuous Composites Wins Sikorsky Innovations 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge, by Lockheed Martin

Continuous Composites today announced it was the winner of the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).
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Continuous Composites Opens a New Manufacturing Facility with Industry Leaders at Their Side

Continuous Composites announced their opening of a 7,500 sq-foot facility for research, development, and additive manufacturing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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Continuous Composites and Saint Gobain logos on dark blue background
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Continuous Composites Announces Strategic Investment from Saint-Gobain’s Venture Arm, NOVA

Continuous Composites today announced that Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a €38.1-billion-turnover French multinational manufacturer and distributor of high-performance materials invested in the company for the development and commercialization of Continuous Composites’ patented technology...
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Inland Northwest startups honored at Ignite Northwest’s annual 25+5 event

The 25+5 event, hosted by Ignite Northwest and the Spokane Journal of Business, celebrates 25 of the most compelling startups and five companies to watch in the future. Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites won an award for the “most radical product or service.”
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Continuous Fiber 3D Printed carbon fiber airfoil
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Commercializing UV-curable thermosets for continuous fiber 3D printing

Strategic partners Continuous Composites and Arkema/Sartomer are developing a library of photocurable resins for use in a variety of OOA, high-speed, high-performance composite applications.
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Image of new research and development facility printing continuous fiberglass spiral figure 8 part.
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Continuous Composites' CEO on showing the world what Continuous Fiber 3D Printing is capable of

“It’s extremely important for us to show the world what our technology is capable of.” This is the conclusion Tyler Alvarado, the CEO of Continuous Composites, made when carrying a complex carbon fiber 3D printed sample part across the RAPID + TCT trade show floor in 2017. He was met with a tonne of questions about a technology, Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D), that was still in development, still operating behind the curtain, and perhaps better demonstrated than explained.
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Image showing the new research and development facility in downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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Continuous Composites opens 7,500 sq-foot demonstration facility for composite 3D printing

Continuous Composites is opening a 7,500 square foot facility for research, development, and additive manufacturing in Idaho. The new building demonstrates their patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) technology at the largest scale to date, increasing their previous build volume by 25 times.
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CF3D printing carbon fiber strand in free space
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Arkema Invests in Continuous Composites

Arkema strengthens partnership with 3D printing startup Continuous Composites, enabling custom, large-scale composite parts with high-performance mechanical properties for applications in the aeronautics, automotive, and energy sectors.
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Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado and engineer, Andrew Overby smiling for picture
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Continuous Composites designs new reusable mask

Continuous Composites engineers are teaming up with a local manufacturer to produce reusable N95 masks that could help ease the shortage of protective equipment needed by medical personnel, essential employees and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Image of CP-95 face mask
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Continuous Composites manufacturing reusable N-95 masks

The groundbreaking 3D printing company uses its technology to join the fight against COVID-19, designing and manufacturing reusable N-95 masks.
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Image of continuous carbon fiber skateboard with closeup shot of cross section.
Awards

Continuous Composites joins AFRL’s T3 Transition Accelerator program

Continuous Composites, an Idaho-based company specializing in Continuous Fiber 3D Printing and composite materials, has been selected to participate in the T3 Transition Accelerator program. The accelerator, led by the Wright Brothers Institute in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
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CF3D Competes as Finalist at JEC World 2020

JEC Startup Booster is the key worldwide competition for startups in the composites industry. Twenty startups will be coming from around the world to pitch their project to a panel of expert judges. JEC Startup Booster will take place during JEC World 2020, the international composites trade fair (March, 3 to 5, Paris Nord-Villepinte).
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Image of three dry continuous fiber spools. Carbon fiber, fiberglass, and kevlar.
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Intro to Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

The range of materials available in 3D printing, even just within Fused Deposition Modeling, has grown considerably in the last few years. Not only are there multiple reputable brands...
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Logo wall of all companies listed as 30 young growing companies
Awards

25+5: Ignite Northwest releases inaugural list of emerging tech companies

Spokane business accelerator Ignite Northwest has released its inaugural Ignite 25+5 list, which recognizes 30 young companies with an Inland Northwest presence.
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Carbon fiber skateboard image printed with CF3D
Announcements

Arkema and Continuous Composites expand high-performance solutions to the 3D printing of composites

In the recent partnership announcement, Arkema is expanding the use of its high-performance solutions to additive manufacturing of composite materials with Continuous Composites' powerful CF3D technology.
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Closeup image of continuous carbon fiber airfoil part
Awards

Continuous Composites Wins the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge led by Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced Continuous Composites as the winner of the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge. The Entrepreneurial Challenge is led by Sikorsky Innovations and is designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications to the aerospace industry.
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Fanuc robot mounted with CF3D print head
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Continuous Composites, Arkema Partner to Advance Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Continuous Composites and Arkema combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify composite 3D-printing solutions.
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Isolated view of continuous carbon fiber airfoil
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Ability to Print Wings

Continuous Composites’ future opportunities are in no way inferior to those of the large American AM companies. Their CF3D additive technology uses robotics to print in free space making it possible to 3D-print large-format components made of composite materials – wings for aircraft, for example.
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Picture of all winners of the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards
Awards

CF3D Wins Gold at JEC Chicago

For the past 15 years, JEC Innovation Awards have rewarded the best cutting-edge and ingenious projects using composites to their full potential in different categories. For this edition of JEC Forum Chicago, the winners of the 4 categories were…
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Wide view of robot printing fiberglass composite part with CF3D
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Continuous Composites Enters into Tech Partnership

Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites, which develops and manufactures 3D printing robotic arms able to work with high-end materials, recently entered into a strategic partnership with Broomfield, Colorado-based Spatial Corp. to help develop software designed specifically for printing with high-end materials.
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Continuous fiberglass printed by CF3D
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Out of Stealth Mode: Versatile Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

The field of carbon fiber 3D printing is developing at only a slow pace. Developed by Idaho-based Continuous Composites, Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) combines carbon fiber reinforcement with thermoset polymers and industrial robotics to 3D print in ways yet seen by the additive manufacturing (AM) space.
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Continuous fiberglass spar print image
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Continuous Composites, Spatial Partner to Advance Composite 3D Printing

As a strategic partnership, Continuous Composites will use Spatial Corp.’s 3D software to advance its robotic Continuous Fiber 3D Printing technology.
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2019 JEC winner award crest
Awards

Winners of the JEC Innovation Awards Announced at JEC World 2019

On the international stage of JEC World, JEC Innovation Awards have brought in 1,800 companies worldwide. JEC Innovation Awards reward composites champions, based on criteria such as partner involvement in the value chain, technicality or commercial applications of innovations.
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Continuous Composites team smiling at JEC World as they receive their award
Awards

US Company Wins Award at European Composites Show

JEC World, the world’s largest composites exhibition and conference, recognized organizations that have developed “outstanding” products and technology. These Innovation Awards were divided into 10 different categories with 30 finalists selected from more than 100 nominees. The winner of the new 3D Printing category was Continuous Composites, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
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Two robots printing CF3D fiberglass print
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Continuous Fiber 3D Printing Out-of-Autoclave Process

CF3D patented technology has been selected as a finalist for the JEC Innovation Awards 2019 in the 3D Printing category. CF3D is a revolutionary composites manufacturing process with a rapid curing thermoset inside the print head.
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Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado talking with KXLY News
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Made in the Northwest: Continuous Composites

The goal is to revolutionize the manufacturing industry with continuous fiber 3D printing, which uses robotics to print in free space. "It completely changes the way you can use composite materials," said Continuous Composites CEO Tyler Alvarado. And this groundbreaking technology is being developed at the company's facility in Coeur d'Alene...
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Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado smiling while being interviewed by Spokesman Review.
Press

CdA Company’s Breakthrough Technology Attracting Interest from Big Players

Continuous Composites got its start with a stab wound. When a strand of fiberglass punctured Ken Tyler’s skin, the North Idaho inventor started thinking about the strength of the lightweight material. “It’s an amazing technology, and it’s going to change how things are built,” said Tyler Alvarado, the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
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CF3D printing continuous fiberglass composite part
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Continuous Composites Inspires in Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is widely known for its resort atmosphere, beautiful beaches, and outdoor living. However, less than one block from its historic and touristy main street, and a stone's throw from the lake, is something few would expect to see - Continuous Composites, one of the world's top innovators in Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D)
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Comau robotic arm holding award
Awards

2018 Early-Stage Innovation of the Year Winner

As the state’s premier business innovation awards program, the Idaho Innovation Awards recognize groundbreaking accomplishments in five categories. Five winners and 10 finalists were recognized at the awards ceremony, a segment of the ITC’s ninth annual Hall of Fame celebration, held at Boise Centre.
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Printing Continuous Fiberglass with CF3D Technology

Continuous Composites commercializes its 3D technology

A Coeur d’Alene-based 3D manufacturing company is preparing to commercialize its technology with a new international partnership. The company, Continuous Composites Inc., is “laser focused” on the commercialization of its technology, says CEO Tyler Alvarado.
Read MoreRead More
High performance dry fiber materials for CF3D printing

Continuous Composites, Saint-Gobain collaboration advances CF3D technology

Composites additive manufacturer Continuous Composites announces the execution of a joint development agreement (JDA) with Saint-Gobain to advance and certify Continuous Composites’ patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) technology for commercial aerospace applications.
Read MoreRead More
Showing the complete wing box for the Low Cost Attritable Aircraft Wing

Continuous Composites demonstrates CF3D technology for Lockheed Martin, AFRL WiSDM project

Continuous Composites (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, U.S.) announced on April 7 the successful completion of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) two-year Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) contract through Lockheed Martin...
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Printing fiberglass spiral figure 8 with CF3D® technology

Continuous Composites draws investment from Saint-Gobain's external venture arm

Continuous Composites, has partnered with the venture arm of French multinational manufacturer Saint-Gobain, called NOVA.
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Ignite Northwest 25+5 Award

Inland Northwest startups honored at Ignite Northwest’s annual 25+5 event

The 25+5 event, hosted by Ignite Northwest and the Spokane Journal of Business, celebrates 25 of the most compelling startups and five companies to watch in the future. Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites won an award for the “most radical product or service.”
Read MoreRead More
Continuous Fiber 3D Printed carbon fiber airfoil

Commercializing UV-curable thermosets for continuous fiber 3D printing

Strategic partners Continuous Composites and Arkema/Sartomer are developing a library of photocurable resins for use in a variety of OOA, high-speed, high-performance composite applications.
Read MoreRead More
Image of new research and development facility printing continuous fiberglass spiral figure 8 part.

Continuous Composites' CEO on showing the world what Continuous Fiber 3D Printing is capable of

“It’s extremely important for us to show the world what our technology is capable of.” This is the conclusion Tyler Alvarado, the CEO of Continuous Composites, made when carrying a complex carbon fiber 3D printed sample part across the RAPID + TCT trade show floor in 2017. He was met with a tonne of questions about a technology, Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D), that was still in development, still operating behind the curtain, and perhaps better demonstrated than explained.
Read MoreRead More
Image showing the new research and development facility in downtown Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Continuous Composites opens 7,500 sq-foot demonstration facility for composite 3D printing

Continuous Composites is opening a 7,500 square foot facility for research, development, and additive manufacturing in Idaho. The new building demonstrates their patented Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) technology at the largest scale to date, increasing their previous build volume by 25 times.
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CF3D printing carbon fiber strand in free space

Arkema Invests in Continuous Composites

Arkema strengthens partnership with 3D printing startup Continuous Composites, enabling custom, large-scale composite parts with high-performance mechanical properties for applications in the aeronautics, automotive, and energy sectors.
Read MoreRead More
Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado and engineer, Andrew Overby smiling for picture

Continuous Composites designs new reusable mask

Continuous Composites engineers are teaming up with a local manufacturer to produce reusable N95 masks that could help ease the shortage of protective equipment needed by medical personnel, essential employees and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.
Read MoreRead More
Image of CP-95 face mask

Continuous Composites manufacturing reusable N-95 masks

The groundbreaking 3D printing company uses its technology to join the fight against COVID-19, designing and manufacturing reusable N-95 masks.
Read MoreRead More
Image of continuous carbon fiber skateboard with closeup shot of cross section.

Continuous Composites joins AFRL’s T3 Transition Accelerator program

Continuous Composites, an Idaho-based company specializing in Continuous Fiber 3D Printing and composite materials, has been selected to participate in the T3 Transition Accelerator program. The accelerator, led by the Wright Brothers Institute in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
Read MoreRead More
JEC Startup booster graphic

CF3D Competes as Finalist at JEC World 2020

JEC Startup Booster is the key worldwide competition for startups in the composites industry. Twenty startups will be coming from around the world to pitch their project to a panel of expert judges. JEC Startup Booster will take place during JEC World 2020, the international composites trade fair (March, 3 to 5, Paris Nord-Villepinte).
Read MoreRead More
Image of three dry continuous fiber spools. Carbon fiber, fiberglass, and kevlar.

Intro to Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

The range of materials available in 3D printing, even just within Fused Deposition Modeling, has grown considerably in the last few years. Not only are there multiple reputable brands...
Read MoreRead More
Logo wall of all companies listed as 30 young growing companies

25+5: Ignite Northwest releases inaugural list of emerging tech companies

Spokane business accelerator Ignite Northwest has released its inaugural Ignite 25+5 list, which recognizes 30 young companies with an Inland Northwest presence.
Read MoreRead More
Carbon fiber skateboard image printed with CF3D

Arkema and Continuous Composites expand high-performance solutions to the 3D printing of composites

In the recent partnership announcement, Arkema is expanding the use of its high-performance solutions to additive manufacturing of composite materials with Continuous Composites' powerful CF3D technology.
Read MoreRead More
Closeup image of continuous carbon fiber airfoil part

Continuous Composites Wins the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge led by Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced Continuous Composites as the winner of the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge. The Entrepreneurial Challenge is led by Sikorsky Innovations and is designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications to the aerospace industry.
Read MoreRead More
Fanuc robot mounted with CF3D print head

Continuous Composites, Arkema Partner to Advance Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Continuous Composites and Arkema combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify composite 3D-printing solutions.
Read MoreRead More
Isolated view of continuous carbon fiber airfoil

Ability to Print Wings

Continuous Composites’ future opportunities are in no way inferior to those of the large American AM companies. Their CF3D additive technology uses robotics to print in free space making it possible to 3D-print large-format components made of composite materials – wings for aircraft, for example.
Read MoreRead More
Picture of all winners of the 2019 JEC Innovation Awards

CF3D Wins Gold at JEC Chicago

For the past 15 years, JEC Innovation Awards have rewarded the best cutting-edge and ingenious projects using composites to their full potential in different categories. For this edition of JEC Forum Chicago, the winners of the 4 categories were…
Read MoreRead More
Wide view of robot printing fiberglass composite part with CF3D

Continuous Composites Enters into Tech Partnership

Coeur d’Alene-based Continuous Composites, which develops and manufactures 3D printing robotic arms able to work with high-end materials, recently entered into a strategic partnership with Broomfield, Colorado-based Spatial Corp. to help develop software designed specifically for printing with high-end materials.
Read MoreRead More
Continuous fiberglass printed by CF3D

Out of Stealth Mode: Versatile Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

The field of carbon fiber 3D printing is developing at only a slow pace. Developed by Idaho-based Continuous Composites, Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D) combines carbon fiber reinforcement with thermoset polymers and industrial robotics to 3D print in ways yet seen by the additive manufacturing (AM) space.
Read MoreRead More
Continuous fiberglass spar print image

Continuous Composites, Spatial Partner to Advance Composite 3D Printing

As a strategic partnership, Continuous Composites will use Spatial Corp.’s 3D software to advance its robotic Continuous Fiber 3D Printing technology.
Read MoreRead More
2019 JEC winner award crest

Winners of the JEC Innovation Awards Announced at JEC World 2019

On the international stage of JEC World, JEC Innovation Awards have brought in 1,800 companies worldwide. JEC Innovation Awards reward composites champions, based on criteria such as partner involvement in the value chain, technicality or commercial applications of innovations.
Read MoreRead More
Continuous Composites team smiling at JEC World as they receive their award

US Company Wins Award at European Composites Show

JEC World, the world’s largest composites exhibition and conference, recognized organizations that have developed “outstanding” products and technology. These Innovation Awards were divided into 10 different categories with 30 finalists selected from more than 100 nominees. The winner of the new 3D Printing category was Continuous Composites, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Read MoreRead More
Two robots printing CF3D fiberglass print

Continuous Fiber 3D Printing Out-of-Autoclave Process

CF3D patented technology has been selected as a finalist for the JEC Innovation Awards 2019 in the 3D Printing category. CF3D is a revolutionary composites manufacturing process with a rapid curing thermoset inside the print head.
Read MoreRead More
Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado talking with KXLY News

Made in the Northwest: Continuous Composites

The goal is to revolutionize the manufacturing industry with continuous fiber 3D printing, which uses robotics to print in free space. "It completely changes the way you can use composite materials," said Continuous Composites CEO Tyler Alvarado. And this groundbreaking technology is being developed at the company's facility in Coeur d'Alene...
Read MoreRead More
Our CEO, Tyler Alvarado smiling while being interviewed by Spokesman Review.

CdA Company’s Breakthrough Technology Attracting Interest from Big Players

Continuous Composites got its start with a stab wound. When a strand of fiberglass punctured Ken Tyler’s skin, the North Idaho inventor started thinking about the strength of the lightweight material. “It’s an amazing technology, and it’s going to change how things are built,” said Tyler Alvarado, the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Read MoreRead More
CF3D printing continuous fiberglass composite part

Continuous Composites Inspires in Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is widely known for its resort atmosphere, beautiful beaches, and outdoor living. However, less than one block from its historic and touristy main street, and a stone's throw from the lake, is something few would expect to see - Continuous Composites, one of the world's top innovators in Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D)
Read MoreRead More
Comau robotic arm holding award

2018 Early-Stage Innovation of the Year Winner

As the state’s premier business innovation awards program, the Idaho Innovation Awards recognize groundbreaking accomplishments in five categories. Five winners and 10 finalists were recognized at the awards ceremony, a segment of the ITC’s ninth annual Hall of Fame celebration, held at Boise Centre.
Read MoreRead More

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Single component, organically integrated wing spar and rib configuration
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May 20, 2021

Continuous Composites Receives $750k Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract from the Department of Defense

Continuous Composites has been awarded a Phase II SBIR contract to demonstrate their patented CF3D® manufacturing process for a DoD multifunctional structural composite application through collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
Siemens Energy power generator on white background
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May 11, 2021

Continuous Composites and Siemens Energy Develop High Performance Materials for Power Generators

Continuous Fiber 3D Printing (CF3D®) enables new designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM) with composites and exceeds material requirements for generator components
Table of dry Continuous Fibers
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April 28, 2021

Continuous Composites and Saint-Gobain Execute a Joint Development Agreement to Advance CF3D for Commercial Aerospace Applications

Continuous Composites, a composites additive manufacturer, announces the execution of a Joint Development Agreement with Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational manufacturer and distributor of high-performance solutions.
Showing the Low Cost Attritable Aircraft Wing
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April 7, 2021

Continuous Composites Demonstrates CF3D Technology for Lockheed Martin and The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) Project

Continuous Composites successfully completed the Air Force Research Laboratory’s two-year Wing Structure Design for Manufacturing (WiSDM) contract through Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to manufacture a Low Cost Attritable Aircraft (LCAA) wing.
Continuous Composites and Saint Gobain logos on dark blue background
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March 17, 2021

Continuous Composites Announces Strategic Investment from Saint-Gobain’s Venture Arm, NOVA

Continuous Composites today announced that Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a €38.1-billion-turnover French multinational manufacturer and distributor of high-performance materials invested in the company for the development and commercialization of Continuous Composites’ patented technology...
CEO, Tyler Alvarado talking with Lead R&D Tech, Tyler Wilson in front of print head
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March 1, 2021

Senator Risch Announces Continuous Composites as Small Business of the Month in Congressional Record

Mr. RISCH. Mr. President, as a senior member and former chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, each month I recognize and celebrate the American entrepreneurial spirit by highlighting the success of a small business in my home state of Idaho.
Continuous Composites announces new demonstration facility for their CF3D® technology
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November 2, 2020

Continuous Composites Opens a New Manufacturing Facility with Industry Leaders at Their Side

Continuous Composites announced their opening of a 7,500 sq-foot facility for research, development, and additive manufacturing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Pouring resin into CF3D® print head
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July 27, 2020

Arkema Invests in Continuous Composites, Strengthening Their Strategic Partnership

Continuous Composites, creator of Continuous Fiber 3D Printing technology (CF3D®) is strengthening its partnership with Arkema, a leader in high-performance materials for composites
Continuous fiberglass bridge printed with CF3D®
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February 14, 2020

U.S. Air Force and Wright Brothers Institute Select Continuous Composites for T3 Transition Accelerator

Continuous Composites, a premier composites manufacturing company, is pleased to announce its acceptance and participation in the T3 Transition Accelerator program led by the Wright Brothers Institute
Carbon Fiber Airfoil printed with CF3D® technology. Photo Credit: Continuous Composites
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November 11, 2019

Continuous Composites Wins Sikorsky Innovations 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge, by Lockheed Martin

Continuous Composites today announced it was the winner of the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).
Continuous carbon fiber skateboard print with CF3D
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September 24, 2019

Continuous Composites Announces Strategic Partnership with Arkema for Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Arkema and Continuous Composites partner to transform manufacturing with Continuous Fiber 3D Printing.
Fiberglass figure 8 printed with CF3D®
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May 7, 2019

Continuous Composites and Spatial Announce Strategic Partnership

Continuous Composites power their revolutionary composite manufacturing process with Spatial SDKs.
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