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Leading Edge Composites

For decades, metal has been the standard material in use for continuous hinges. When industry switched from metal to lighter composite technology, hinging systems did not keep pace – until now... » Read article

About Us

Mission Statement: We create hinges and ancillary products that improve the utility, effiiciency, quality and safety of aircraft, boats, autos, containers and other objects that use hinges by reducing weight while increasing strength and durability. We create products that improve the marine and other industres by introducing hinges and other products that are durable, light weight, easy to install and are corrosion proof.  We market graphite hinges and other related products to an ever expanding array of customers, never losing sight of the corps business we have created in the experimental aircraft industry.  We are continuously creating new markets for our products by effectively communicating the revolutionary value of our systems to our prospective customers.  We maintain our high level of integrity and attention to customer service so that our reputation continues to bring us new business and encourages repeat business.

History: The idea for Leading Edge Composites' original product, Carbinge™, was born in the mid 1990s in conjunction with construction of an experimental airplane. » View Company History

Board: John Barrett is Leading Edge Composites' President and has been a member of the Board of Directors since the company's formation in 1998. » Meet the Board

Community: Leading Edge Composites is located in Port Hadlock WA, a SBA HUBZone community. » Read more

Leading Edge Composites
P.O. Box 428 - Port Hadlock, WA 98339