Associates, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of
quality products and product components that utilize
expertise in the processing of thermoplastic and
composite materials. Vantage provides contract
manufacturing services and excellent engineering support
to aerospace, defense and commercial markets while
maintaining competitive and high quality standards to
exceed customers' expectations for quality, service, and
manufacturing includes interior components for
commercial airliners made primarily of thermoplastics.
The largest component of these sales is made directly to
Boeing which has been a major customer for over 30
years. The Company also manufactures various aircraft
and missile exterior components such as radomes, wing
and fuselage elements, and exterior fairings made of
structural components. Our specialties include all types
of composite and thermoformed radomes, structural
(missiles and aircrafts), and various applications in
aerospace, military, and commercial ( medical,
automotive, and electronic) fields.
addition, Vantage provides a range of custom
manufactured enclosures and front panels for commercial
products sold into the medical, electronic, and
also produces a range of high performance components and
products for the defense industry. These consist of
antennas, radomes, and most notably, Vantage has
been the exclusive provider of undersea devices deployed
by marine mammals. The Company has responsibility for
manufacturing, assembly and testing of these devices.
operates in highly competitive environments and believes
that it has controlled its costs sufficiently well to be
one of the most cost efficient manufacturers in the
markets it serves.
is headquartered in National City, just south of San
Diego. Most all component manufacturing is performed in
a 30,000 square foot facility in Gardena, California.
Assembly and testing activities are performed in
is qualified to Boeing Commercial Airplane Quality
Standard D1-9000, to military quality specifications and
is a certified UL Fabricator as well. Current employment
consists of 60 engineering, administrative, and