At Eurosatory, CES is showcased its ballistic products personal and vehicle products to users from around the globe. CES operates as a subsidiary of its parent company, Açık Group. Among Açık Group’s primary ambitions is to strengthen its position among the prominent companies in the global scene, through CES’s production of high-technology and high-standard products in the defence and aerospace sector.
CES Advanced Composites provides its business partners with a wide spectrum of services, ranging from conventional methods to highest standard production techniques that require the highest level of aviation certification. Through its recent major investments, CES has now the largest production and R&D capacity in Turkey, that enables the company to fulfil its wide production portfolio in both advanced composite and advanced armour areas.
CES develops solutions while paying close attention to the needs of today’s global markets and has been manufacturing personal ballistic protection equipment according to the highest of world standards. With its experienced engineering staff, the company designs and produces products that offer protection against the highest levels of threat. In the design of its personal protective equipment, such as helmets, vests, inserts and shields, CES focuses on providing advantage and ease of use to the end user out in the field, in terms of ergonomic design, optimum weight and easy accessory integration. CES is also advancing with its innovative solutions in spall liner and add-on armour for land, air and naval platforms, which is an area witnessing significant investments in Turkey. CES Advanced Composite products are today being used on many armoured vehicle platforms, as well as tank modernisation projects.
CES is the only company in Turkey which developed modular ballistic floor panels, armoured wing panels and pilot seat armour for air platforms. With its engineering power, CES has become the only local supplier for land vehicle platforms for add-on armour solutions and the largest supplier for spall liners.
Having been certified to AS9100 standard for the last five years – the highest indication of quality in aerospace and defence sectors – CES Advanced Composites is today a reliable solution partner for global companies such as Airbus, Leonardo and Sikorsky.
The company is the proud owner of the highest capacity advanced composite manufacturing facility in Turkey and has a National and NATO Facility Security Clearance Certification.
CES utilizes its expertise in aviation and high-quality standards both in composite and armour segments in every manufacturing process.
Target for 2020: Global Success
In terms of its goals for 2020, CES Advanced Composites is aiming to be delivering 50 per cent of its products to global customers and to become one of the world’s leading companies in the field of composites. Allocating a significant percentage of its turnover to R&D, the company has been declared as an R&D centre by the Turkish Ministry of Economy.
CES is set to continue its advanced production, enhance its technological infrastructure and achieve its targets in R&D in the coming years. CES will be taking part in numerous global defence and aerospace sector exhibitions in 2018.