Innovating. Developing. Delivering.

The independent provider of expert composites services

Who We Are


Coventive Composites is a specialist independent consultancy, providing technical expertise and access to pilot-scale equipment and testing facilities to help our clients develop and commercialise novel composite materials and components.

Our expert advice and technical support cover all aspects of the product development lifecycle.

From our in-house innovation centre, our team of scientists and engineers offer a combination of services spanning market intelligence, materials and process development, design and structural analysis, pilot-scale manufacturing and prototyping, materials characterisation and testing, and training.

Our offering is flexible, to suit our clients’ individual requirements. We carry out short term projects and one-off assignments, lead extended multi-stage programmes, and enter into long-term development partnerships.

Coventive Composites

Market Intelligence

We provide impartial market intelligence and advice that is used by companies, trade bodies and governments to help inform business-critical decisions.

Materials & Process Development

Whether it's thermosetting or thermoplastic composites, biocomposites or nanocomposites, we can help you develop a material or process that meets your requirements.

Design & Structural Analysis

Our designers can help you to select the right materials for your application, and undertake the necessary calculations to evaluate product performance.

Pilot-Scale Manufacturing & Prototyping

Our suite of pilot-scale manufacturing facilities are at your disposal - prepregging, compression moulding, resin transfer moulding, injection moulding, and many more.

Materials Characterisation & Testing

We have an extensive suite of testing facilities for characterising polymers and composites, coupled with the necessary expertise to interpret and advise upon test results.

Composite Material Training

Our flexible, modular training courses provide a sound theoretical and practical introduction to composites covering materials, manufacturing and design.

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Our Philosophy

Coventive's mission is to be one of the world’s leading specialists in composite materials.

Through our state-of-the-art knowledge, expertise and capabilities, we aim to develop innovative, commercially successful composite solutions to help our customers benefit from better materials, processes and business opportunities.

We achieve this through building close working relationships with our customers, seeking to understand their individual business objectives and technical requirements and then translating these needs into workable solutions.

When dealing with Coventive you can expect an approachable, professional, knowledgeable and impartial service that places a high priority on customer satisfaction.

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    Can I have it in composites?

    Can I have it in composites?

    Ben Hargreaves 15th August 2019

    In this explainer, we’re going to focus on the fundamental choices which need to be made with regard to materials and part production methods and consider the links between the two.

    Injection moulded thermoplastic part

    The Opportunities for Thermoplastic Composites

    Chris Hare 31st May 2019

    The primary driving force behind the emergence of thermoplastic composites into the mainstream is the automotive industry.  And the things that drive the automotive industry are weight saving and low cost, so how do thermoplastic composites meet the challenge?

    GRP Tank Covers: How to meet regulatory requirements in a cost-effective way

    GRP Tank Covers: How to meet regulatory requirements in a cost-effective way

    Ben Hargreaves 4th April 2019

    GRP covers are widely used throughout the water-treatment industry due to their combination of mechanical performance, corrosion resistance, chemical resistance and low weight.

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