SHAPE engineers have a broad range of experience designing structural, semi-structural and cosmetic composite components using thermosets and thermoplastics reinforced by carbon, glass or aramid fibres. Our highly skilled team have extensive knowledge of the following manufacturing processes; hand laminating, resin infusion, resin transfer moulding, filament winding, hot press consolidation, vacuum forming, trimming, bonding and machining.

SHAPE are able to advise on the most appropriate manufacturing method for your product, based upon cost, mass, strength, stiffness and whole life cycle considerations.


Innovation is what drives SHAPE and the ability to push engineering boundaries with R&D to develop novel technologies and processes for the benefit of our customers and the industry.

Collaboration and developing strong partnerships ensures the benefits of our innovation are passed on quickly and directly to our customers and suppliers for the benefit of every party.

Automation is key to manufacturing efficiency and all the manufacturing processes developed at SHAPE are fully automatable to ensure the highest levels of quality, repeatability, speed and efficiency.