Founded in 1860, MWS are manufacturers of high technology narrow fabric textile products, technical webbings and tailored products. Their 3DS advanced composites division manufactures carbon fibre reinforcements and structures in 2D and 3D. UK-based, with a CNC weaving design and manufacturing capability, they have twelve years R&D experience in 3D performance fibre structural parts. MWS has a culture of innovative engineering and manufacturing development for high quality engineered textile structures for demanding applications in high value sectors. The MWS facility includes fibre rewinding, bespoke 3D weaving looms, resin infusion equipment and mechanical testing.
MWS will support this programme with a novel 3D fibre preform design concept, manufactured using a new adaptive weaving system that will allow flexible radii reinforcement of preforms, modified according to component performance requirements. MWS is registered to ISO 9001-2008 and accredited to international aerospace standard AS 9100. Additionally, MWS have long standing relationships with aerospace primes such as Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, GKN and BAE Systems.