About Us

Overview


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One of the world's most innovative composite tooling suppliers for the aerospace industry.

Touchstone Advanced Composites (Touchstone) is a spin-out organization of Touchstone Research Laboratory, LTD, which has developed numerous inventions and holds a number of patents in the area of composite tooling. Touchstone spent ten years in the development of next-generation composite tooling before the spin-out of Touchstone Advanced Composites. Much of the development centered on tools that contained CFOAMⓇ carbon foam.

Touchstone is one of the world's most innovative composite tooling suppliers for the aerospace industry. Bringing unique tooling ideas to life and supporting next-generation manufacturing and innovation has been a part of our story since the beginning. We have had the pleasure to work with many businesses, big and small, to make their ideas a reality. Even though we have had significant involvement in the aerospace industry, we have also been an instrumental player in automotive and a variety of other industries.

Key Personnel

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  • Brian Joseph
    President/CEO
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  • J.W. Freeland
    Business Development
    (304) 238-4690
    jwf@trl.com
“Composite tooling is all about design, and the complexity of a tool often rivals the complexity of the part that it makes.”

Tooling Systems Developed

Production / Rate Tooling

Prototype Tooling

Short Run Tooling

High Temperature Tooling

Electrically Heated Tooling

Certifications


ISO 9001:2015

with Design

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