Pentaxia, founded in 2008 is one of the largest advanced-composite companies in the UK, manufacturing composite tooling and component parts from its world-class facility based centrally in the UK (in Derby). Family owned and employing over 150 staff within our 70,000sqft facility (on a 7-acre owned site), Pentaxia offers turnkey composite contract manufacturing for global Automotive OEMs and other lightweight-focussed industries including Aerospace, Defence, Motorsport and Space sectors.
From initial tooling design and mould making to Automotive OEM visual A+ lacquer finishing, Pentaxia is highly experienced in the development and production of interior, exterior, under-bonnet and most recently specialist EV battery encasement composite solutions.
Holding IATF:16949 certification, alongside our AS9100 Aerospace approval, Pentaxia operates to the highest quality standards, ensuring strict process control to deliver consistent, on-time and quality components into the Automotive supply chain.
Pentaxia adopts a continual investment strategy approach, whereby all profits are re-invested back into the business, benefiting our customers and broadening our own capabilities. Within the last three months (Feb-April 2022), Pentaxia has taken delivery of equipment exceeding £750,000 including specialist 5-axis machinery for metallic processing, pattern-making and for larger-scale composite pressing.
We offer a wide range of composite processing techniques dependent upon requirements, component complexity or material selection, most commonly we offer compression moulding (pressing) or traditional hand lay-up (autoclave curing).