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Service and Parts Information SurveySurvey: Composites for A&D

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A&D Composites Survey

Are you in the aerospace and defense industry (A&D) or a supplier for A&D? Do you work with composites?

If so, please share your experience with composites by participating in this research and completing the survey.

We are exploring topics such as: what is the material make-up of your parts? Are spring-back distortion issues a concern? If so, what do you about them? How do you approach manufacturing planning? What are your tooling considerations? Your thoughts and experience will be extremely helpful for this research.

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Please fill out this questionnaire to receive a free copy of the final report.

A&D Composites SurveyIn addition, 20 respondents will receive a $20 Amazon gift card. See rules and eligibility requirements below.

The survey should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. Individual responses will be kept confidential.

Thank you for your help and support!

For More Research on Composites

Check out our new research report, Composites State of the Market: Using Composites as a Competitive Advantage. Access a summary here, or for the full report, please visit our sponsor Siemens PLM (free of charge, no registration required).

Survey Rules

To be eligible for this offer, you must complete the survey. You must also be a professional in the A&D industry with job responsibilities related to or supporting the development, release, or manufacture of products that include composite material. Vendors and consultants who sell software, solutions, or services to support product development are not eligible. Students without relevant professional work experience are also not eligible. To verify eligibility, you must include a valid work email. So that we may confirm this, your work email must include the domain of your place of employment. Email addresses will be kept confidential and will not be used for any direct sales or marketing purposes. Duplicate responses will be disqualified. We will notify winners when the survey closes.

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