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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, Quickstep 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.

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News & Announcements

Quickstep Welcomes Australia’s Selection for Provision of F-35 Component MRO&U

CEO and Managing Director of Quickstep, Mark Burgess said, “We are the supplier for more than 30 composite components globally on the F-35 Program, manufacturing a range of complex components and assemblies including fuselage parts, door assemblies and vertical tail components. We look forward to working closely with our key partners in Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems, to support the future composite requirements for F-35 aircraft component repair, as part of the F-35 Global Support Solution.” Mark Burgess added.  Read more...

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Quickstep are pleased to announce its intention to appoint Leanne Heywood as a Non-Executive Director to its Board.

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Quickstep are again proud participants at the Avalon Air Show 2019

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This year we have expanded our presence and will be supplying F-35 parts to be displayed in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Expo tent (restricted access requiring pre-registration). Quickstep personnel will also be present on the NSW Government, Deakin University and Team Reaper stands to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing on the Trade days from Tuesday 26th February to noon on Friday 1st March.

Please contact at avalonairshow@quickstep.com.au if you have any questions prior to the event.


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Quickstep selected by the Department of Defence to participate in a video showcasing Australian Industry Participation in the F-35 Program.

Quickstep is excited to have been selected as one of the industry participants in a series of videos that have been produced These videos showcasing Australian industry participation in the global Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 program, have been produced by the Department of Defence to highlight the partnership between Defence and Australian industry on the F-35 program. Around 10-12 videos will be released incrementally in the lead-up to the 2019 Australian International Airshow at Avalon. We are very proud to show you our video by clicking here.

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Quickstep Welcomes General Atomics’ Remote Piloted Aircraft Selection

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Quickstep secures inaugural Defence Business of the Year award

Hot on the heels of our recent win at the NSW Premier’s Export Awards, Quickstep is doubly delighted to be recognised for its contribution the export industry... read more

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QHL 2018 Annual Report available now

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Quickstep wins NSW Defence Exporter of the year at 2018 NSW Premier's Export Awards

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"We are absolutely honoured and delighted to announce that Quickstep has been awarded NSW Defence Exporter of the Year at the NSW Premier's Awards held last night in Sydney.  This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Quickstep team.  Go QHL!"  Mark Burgess

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Quickstep reports sales up 14% highlighting growth for leading manufacturer

Mark Burgess, CEO and managing director of Quickstep, said, "We have a clear vision focused on aerospace sector growth and have strengthened our management team, increasing leadership skills and accountability across the business. The benefits of our value systems and lean programs are beginning to flow through, with targeted R&D contributing to commercial projects, and contract wins that align the company for future growth. Production for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program increased 45 per cent in FY18 and is expected to continue to increase in FY19." Read the full story here...

Quickstep Holdings extends lucrative Lockheed Martin contract a further five years

Carbon fibre manufacturer Quickstep Holdings (ASX: QHL) has extended its contract with major global aerospace and security company Lockheed Martin for a further five years.  Read the full story here ...

Quickstep Lands C-130J Contract Extension - Defence Connect, 1 Aug 2018

Australian advanced composites manufacturer Quickstep has secured a long-term contract extension with Lockheed Martin to support the company’s C-130J/LM-100J programs.  Read the story here...

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.

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