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Carbon by Design Has Moved to Vista California

Vista, CA – January 9, 2019 – Carbon by Design has moved all operations to Vista California to accomidte continuing growth and pursue new opportunities in unmanned aircraft, space systems, and ablative materials. The new facility is located at 1491 Poinsettia Ave is more than three times larger than the previous and will accomidate a significant inventment in new equipment and automated production equipment.


Date: 1-9-2019

Carbon by Design Divests Automotive Portfolio

Oceanside, CA – April 2, 2017 – Carbon by Design has divested it's automotive and legacy automotive product lines. The change will allow the organization to more intensely focus on its core market segments of Unmanned Systems, Advanced Development Programs, and Spacecraft. The change will have no impact on operations and will allow for several thousand square feet of space to be reallocated to existing programs.

Date: 3-2-17

Carbon by Design Acquires 9ft Faro Arm for Metrology

Oceanside, CA – July 29, 2016 – To further enable our ability to track precision dimensions, monitor tooling profiles, qualify fixtures and perform composite precision assemblies, Carbon by Design has acquired both a Faro Edge 9ft Sweep Arm and a Faro Laser Profile Tracker.  These pieces of Equipment will be utilized by both Quality personal and Staff during complex composite assemblies in our new high bay assembly workspace.  This new equipment is a natural complement to existing Renishaw, CMM probing system already installed in our machining facility.


Date: 7-29-16

Carbon by Design Completes New Large Format Oven

Oceanside, CA – July 29, 2016 – Carbon by Design has completed the fabrication of our newest proprietary large format oven to cure composites which exceed 8’ x 8’ x 10’ in size.  The oven was engineered and manufactured in-house to support cures which are mission critical and require monitoring beyond typical requirements.  The oven is capable of driving cure rates of up to five degrees per minute with a total of 32,000 available watts.  Convection is accomplished by 27,000 CFM  of directional air movement.  Controls are processed by dual Nanodac controllers from Eurotherm and monitor up to 32 channels of data simultaneously.  The addition of this oven doubles our total daily curing capacity and significantly increases our flexibility.

Date: 7-29-16

Carbon by Design Acquires Advanced Metering & Mixing Equipment

Oceanside, CA – July 29, 2016 – Carbon by Design has a placed on order a precision Mix-Metering system from MVP to allow for precision, multiple volume meter mixing of advanced materials.  The system will enable in-line static mixing of materials ranging from Ablative Silicones to Polyamide Resins.  This equipment will allow our organization to transition several developmental programs for advanced materials into full rate production to support both conventional aerospace and spacecraft platforms.


Date: 7-29-16

CBD Awarded Lockheed Martin "Outstanding Small Business Award"

Oceanside, CA – May 6th, 2015 – In recognition of its products and services, Carbon by Design has received the Lockheed Martin Outstanding Small Business Award. The award recognizes the dedication of the Carbon by Design team in the support of Lockheed Martin’s Small Unmanned Systems (SUAS) group. Based in Oceanside, California and employing a staff of 71, Carbon by Design is a registered small business renowned for its manufacture of Unmanned Systems and advanced composite structures, which it has provided to Lockheed Martin since 2007...

Carbon by Design Lockheed Martin Award Press Release

Date: 5-14-15

Carbon by Design Release Carbon Fiber & Kevlar Transit Cases

Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 – Carbon by Design, manufacturer of Small UAV systems and Structures has delivered the first in a series of Carbon Fiber UAV Cases to support today’s war fighter with the lowest possible systems deployment weight in the field...

Carbon by Design Transit Case Press Release

Date: 11-14-15

Carbon by Design acquires Fortus 360mc 3D Printer

Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 – Carbon by Design, manufacturer of Small UAV systems and structures has acquired the first in a series of FDM rapid prototyping machines to further expand their growing portfolio of services offered in their Oceanside California manufacturing facility...

Carbon by Design Transit Case Press Release

Date: 3-14-15

Carbon by Design named Critical Partner to Shelby America

When it comes to high quality VARTM composite components, Super Car manufacturers and OEM alike know the only place to go is Carbon by Design. See what Shelby had to say..

Shelby America Press Release

Date: 6-23-15

Carbon by Design Named on of San Diego's Most Innovative

Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) April 3, 2015 – Carbon by Design, manufacturer of Small UAV systems and composite structures has been named one of the most innovative business in the North San Diego Corridor by Innovate 78 & the San Diego EDC...

Innovate on the 78 Website

Date: 12-05-15