LIFT Off: Arris Composites

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Breakthrough in Advanced Composites: Topology Optimized Lightweight Structures

ARRIS Composites is a Berkeley, California-based technology company enabling the design and manufacture of the highest-performance carbon fiber composite products at scale. Additive Molding™ by ARRIS is a high-speed composites manufacturing technology aligning continuous fibers, electronics, and metallic components within topology-optimized structures to provide (i) up to 80% reduction in weight; (ii) greater strength and stiffness characteristics; (iii) scalable, mass-production costs. Already trusted by top brands, ARRIS partners with the world’s most innovative companies and organizations to help teams imagine, design, and manufacture lighter, faster, stronger, smarter, more sustainable products.

In many industries, lightweight materials are increasingly imperative for the development of next-generation capabilities. While traditional aerospace and additive manufacturing systems deliver high performance and precise control of continuous composite fibers, these systems are both slow and highly capital intensive, limiting their application at high-volume production levels. The ARRIS platform brings carbon fiber to mass production across aerospace, telecommunications, military, automotive, marine, nuclear, biomedical, and portable electronics.

ARRIS, founded in 2017, is led by industry and academic veterans with extensive experience in advanced manufacturing. ARRIS has ranked as one of Fast Company’s “10 Most Innovative Manufacturers of 2021.” Recognition also includes Red Dot’s 2020 Design Concept Award; the Business Intelligence Group’s 2021 BIG Innovation Annual Award; and the Chicago Athenaeum’s GOOD DESIGN Award for 2021.