About Composite Sourcing Solutions (CSS)
CSS, an engineering consultancy, plies more than 35 years of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites product design, development, and manufacturing experience from the aerospace and consumer product sectors to provide Clients with Composites Overseas Sourcing Services and traditional Composites Engineering Services such as Product Development Support, Production Support and Bladder Inflation Molding Support, an area of specialization.
Additionally CSS relationship with the University of Delaware's internationally recognized Center for Composite Materials (CCM) provides access to state-of-the-art composite laboratories and prototype fabrication facilities as well as support from CCM staff and research professionals, a literal FRP composite think tank.
CSS Mission Statements
We strive to deliver sound, cost-effective FRP composite solutions on every project regardless of size or scope.
We also endeavor to achieve the best balance of Performance, Quality, and Cost for each composites application. Effectively managing this interdependent relationship is a core value as well as the inspiration behind part of our company logo.
CSS Past and Present Projects
- Architectural Columns
- Automotive and Industrial Springs
- Baby Strollers
- Camping Equipment
- Heavy Load Bearing Structures
- Engineered Lumber
- Piezoelectric Fiber Composites
- Percussion Instruments
- Radiation Therapy Equipment
- Shipping Containers
- Archery Equipment
- Baseball/Softball Bats
- Paddle Sports Equipment
- Fishing Tackle Products
"In the midst of a successful composite manufacturing process development program with CSS we recognized the need to tap their creativity and technical background to a greater extent. CSS has since made significant contributions to our manufacturing scale-up effort by providing plant design, manufacturing process optimization, and production equipment development services. CSS is a valuable innovator and an important part of our team."
Vice President, Ceramics Industry
"We turned to CSS to develop a China source for a margin sensitive product several years ago. CSS' responsiveness, great attention to detail, and follow through eased our overseas sourcing concerns. We're very pleased with the product to date.
CSS continues to serve as a reliable extension of our engineering and production departments. We definitely plan to utilize more CSS services in the future."
President, Sporting Goods Industry