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Engineering Excellence

Embracing the future of composite manufacturing

Andrew Ellel


“We aim to develop long lasting relationships with
our customers and continually fulfil their engineering and composite requirements. No matter what the opportunity, we will support you.”

Calder Composites Team

Who is Calder Composites

Our experience is based on the collective knowledge and skills of time-served composite manufacturing engineers. 

Originating from the aerospace sector we believe that our quality is guaranteed.  Our enthusiasm for composites is driving our aspirations to provide light weighting solutions for transport whilst introducing environmentally friendly materials and processes.

The Calder Composites team are well equipped to provide our customers with effective solutions to their composite manufacturing requirements. 

Calder Composites is proud to be a UK based, cost-effective solutions provider, delivering skilled workmanship and high quality components. 

With resilience to overcome our customers’ challenges, determination to exceed your expectations, a commitment to quality and overall integrity in all that we do; Calder Composites is your manufacturer of choice.

Meet The Team

Through experience we bring peace of mind that we have your needs covered.

Andrew Ellel (FCMI)

Managing Director

Andrew has been in manufacturing since 1984 and has worked with names such as BAE Systems, Bombardier, Ferranti, Kaman and Terma to name a few. He has also worked on projects with some of the best manufacturing organisations in the world at manager & director level. 


Composite Manufacturing Engineer

Brendan is an established composite technical engineer with a wealth of experience within the aerospace sector. His competencies range from pattern making through all aspects of tool and component manufacture.  

He is dedicated to the delivery of projects on time, within budget and to a high quality standard.


Composite Manufacturing Specialist

Phil has a well established career in the manufacturing of composite GRP parts for the aerospace industry.  

He has worked on parts for aircrafts such as the Tornado, Harrier, Hawk, Eurofighter and F35 aircraft, something which has commanded the highest levels of product quality. 

Client Testimonials

” Andrew is a very hard-working, customer focused and highly effective project manager. He significantly improved on-time delivery across a range of products and fostered a high level of trust and respect with a number of customers.”

Ross Richards MBE, Ferranti Technologies

“It was great to work with Andrew. He certainly made a difference in our on-going project highlighting key areas of concern and most importantly in providing visibility and helping in achieving key milestones.”

Philippe Durocher, Bombardier

How can we help you?

If you would like to speak to someone about your project please contact us 

Contact Us

Call us today +44 (0)1200 411135

Calder Composites, Unit 1A Meadow Court, Whalley Business Park, Clitheroe Road, Whalley, BB7 9AE

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