History of Aerodine

Founded in 1989, Aerodine Composites has been a premier supplier of advanced composite tooling and components for the motorsports, aerospace, defense, and medical industries. Our expertise in composite material science, processes, and technology along with a deep understanding of our customers’ needs has enabled Aerodine to deliver innovative products that outperform traditional materials. Our lightweight composite products deliver unsurpassed strength and durability.

Since 1989, we have continued to pioneer numerous technologies for mission-critical applications. We’ve built a proven reputation by partnering with customers and suppliers to deliver advanced, industry-leading solutions. With over 30 years of experience, we are also committed to meeting and exceeding all of our customers’ expectations for quality and performance.

Located at “The Crossroads of America,” our Indianapolis-based engineering and manufacturing center is strategically located to serve our customers. Our center is able to quickly react when called upon to deliver quality products made in the U.S.A. We look forward to becoming an approved vendor for your company and performing engineering and maintenance-related functions on your behalf.

Beyond Motorsports

Driven by technology

Today Aerodine sets the standard for state-of-the-art composite tooling and components for more than just the motorsports industry. We are also the premier supplier of advanced composite tooling and components for the aerospace, military/defense, and medical industries. Our expertise in composite material science, processes, and technology along with a deep understanding of our customers’ needs has enabled the Company to deliver innovative products that outperform traditional materials. Our lightweight composite products deliver unsurpassed strength and durability, and we continue to pioneer innovative new technologies for mission-critical applications. We take pride in leveraging our extensive experience in all the industries we serve to offer our customers full engineering support as well as advanced, cost-effective technologies and solutions.

We strive to find an economical solution for our customers, whether for high production, weight critical, or a “one-off” item. Our fine blend of analytical and practical hands-on experience encompasses finite element analysis, redesign, or alteration of existing products and the development of new products through production machinery and tooling, including value analysis or cost/feasibility studies.

Commitment to Growth

Our Customer Support teams are inspired by one common objective: to help our customers take their business to the next level and continue to succeed. Customers inspire our staff of experts to deliver timely, practical, and innovative solutions that help them grow their business. We take a partnership approach with our customers to ensure they achieve all of their goals.

Our facility works as a seamless extension of our customers’ internal departments. As a customer-driven organization, we are dedicated to quality assurance, while providing a broad range of materials and processes that offer the best product at the greatest value.

Additionally, Aerodine Composites is committed to the continued long-term growth of its businesses through the acquisition of talent, knowledge, and resources that provide a lasting impact for our stakeholders and customers.

Guided by an Industry-leading Board of Directors and fueled by a strong financial position, Aerodine Composites is primed to give you the resources and solutions you need, when you need them.

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin

Aerodine Values

The team at Aerodine Composites is executing the strategy that has guided the company since its creation in 1989: maintain strong operating excellence, deliver profitable growth, and continue to develop the skills required to sustain a high-performing organization.

Our purpose is to provide the best composite components and assemblies, and we are governed by four strongly held values: innovation, safety, commitment, and integrity. Our employees are committed to building capability, pursuing excellence, and doing the right thing. We strive to attract, train, develop and retain individuals with the knowledge and skills to implement our business strategy and the character to live our values.

Safety

Ensuring the safety of our team and our clients is of utmost importance

Innovation

It’s in our DNA and it is what drives us to be the best in our industry.

Commitment

We form strong partnerships with our clients. Your success is our success.

Integrity

Integrity and trust are the cornerstones of a successful partnership.

Extensive Experience

Aerodine Helps Your Company Win!

Almost every aspect of an Indy 500 race car – from its critical engine components to the electronics packaging system and everything in between benefits from advanced composite technology. Aerodine is the continued leading supplier of custom-made, advanced composite tooling and components for the motorsports industry. Its extensive experience in meeting engineering challenges has enabled the Company to create parts that have been a part of every single Indy 500 race car winner for over 30 years.

Awards & Accolades

Aerodine is the proud recipient of the Louis Schwitzer Award for Engineering Innovation and Excellence. Aerodine’s engineering team was recognized for their courage and conviction to explore and create unique new concepts in racing technology for Indianapolis 500 race cars. In 2020 Aerodine’s President Craig McCarthy was presented with this award for developing the IndyCar Aeroscreen cockpit protection device.