name Larry Ashton has become synonymous with advanced
composites technology primarily because of his personal
involvement with a number of companies that have been formed and
continue to exist from his technological efforts and
entrepreneurial spirit. There
is an impressive genealogy of firms and technologies which bear
the imprint of Mr. Ashton's skills, creativity and reputation.
Rocky Mountain Composites (RMC), Springville, UT, is the
latest of these success stories.
roots are from the Aerotrans Corporation, which evolved from
Winding Technologies Corporation.
In September of 1995, Aerotrans made a business decision to
divest itself of its Technology Development Center with Mr. Ashton
at the helm. Through
negotiations and the creation of an employee-owned corporation,
Mr. Ashton was able to purchase and shift the assets from
Aerotrans and RMC was formed as an employee-owned corporation.
company's reputation for innovation and boldness in the
development of new techniques and processes gave it a jump-start
in the marketplace. It
is evident now in the impressive list of projects and
accomplishments over the past years since its creation.
organization and management of its technical expertise is unusual
and outstanding. RMC's impressive track record lies primarily in the
accomplishment of its people - from highly competent engineers
to dedicated and skilled technicians.
The company has effective managers to oversee projects,
guard the assets, and complete projects on time and within
legacy of technology development and innovative manufacturing
methods started by Mr. Ashton has been passed on to the various
project teams and individuals, under the leadership of Craig B.
Simpson, President. RMC personnel are the beneficiaries of
constant exposure to an environment that fosters new ideas and
productive experimentation. The
training intensity and demands for technical excellence assures
clients that their projects receive competent technical direction
and effective and efficient hands-on effort on the shop floor.
humble beginnings, RMC is quietly but aggressively working to
advance the reinforced composites technology and industry to new
levels of efficiency and performance.
Mr. Simpson's management team has the skill and
competence to set and stay the course toward a bright future while
advancing the state-of-the-art.
New facilities will take the company to its next level of
growth as it matures toward its potential as a world-class
developer, manufacturer and producer of high performance
structures for its customers.