Welcome to Quickstep

Quickstep is an Australian publicly listed company (ASX:QHL), at the forefront of advanced composites manufacturing and technology development for the global market.

A global provider of advanced composite solutions to the aerospace, defence, automotive and other advanced manufacturing sectors, Autoclave About usQuickstep is able to manufacture complex composite parts and assemblies for ‘build to print’ applications, along with the design, development and manufacture of complex engineered products for its customers.

Quickstep is the largest independent aerospace-grade advanced composite manufacturer in Australia, partnering with some of the world’s largest Aerospace/Defence organisations including: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, as well as Victorian-based Marand Precision Engineering.

Quickstep operates from state-of-the-art aerospace manufacturing facilities at Bankstown Airport in Sydney, NSW, Australia and a site for the advanced manufacturing of composite parts and R&D/ process development centre in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Qure About UsQuickstep is an approved supplier for the international F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program - the largest military aerospace program in the world, valued in excess of US$300 billion worldwide. Quickstep has also been selected by Lockheed Martin as the sole supplier of composite wing flaps for the military C-130J “Super Hercules” and commercial LM-100J transport aircraft.

Quickstep has developed significant capabilities and expertise in the production of aerospace and automotive grade, advanced composite components, using both conventional autoclave-based manufacturing and leading proprietary out-of-autoclave production technologies (developed in-house and patented).

Quickstep has developed in-house composite material manufacturing solutions, with the ability to produce lower cost, high quality carbon fibre components, at higher volumes than traditional process technologies, such as Autoclave curing.
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News & Announcements

Quickstep & TAFE NSW Announce Composites Manufacturing Training Program


Quickstep is partnering with TAFE NSW PADSTOW, on the development and implementation of a comprehensive composites manufacturing training program for all new employees starting at the company’s advanced manufacturing facilities in Bankstown, NSW.  Read more here.

Quickstep to Collaborate with Triumph Group

Quickstep Holdings Limited, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for future collaboration with Triumph Group Inc. (‘Triumph’), a global leader in manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems, and components, headquartered in the US.

Click here to read the QHL Media Release
Click here to read the Triumph Media Release

Quickstep Wins New Defence Project

Quickstep is excited to announce that it will receive funding to produce advanced composite housings for an F-35 Lightning II countermeasure flare. The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 Lightning II Program is the world’s largest military aerospace program.

Mark Burgess, CEO and Managing Director of Quickstep, said: “This exciting new project will involve Quickstep applying advanced tooling and process engineering skills to establish world-class advanced manufacturing capabilities for production of F-35 countermeasure flare housings.”

Quickstep will be implementing a unique ‘fibre to finished part’ solution to manufacture these housings, adopting digital manufacturing and Industry 4.0 techniques and practices to deliver a fully integrated ‘state of the art’ advanced manufacturing work cell.

As part of this project, Quickstep will be commissioning additional advanced manufacturing processes and technologies at its Bankstown facility in NSW, extending its capability to support the F-35 Program and other defence and aerospace projects.

Click here to read the QHL Media Release
Click here to read the joint Media Release by The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne

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