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SAMPE Orange County Meeting Notice

Wed., March 21, 2007

Composite Manufacturing for Aircraft Assembly

David Champa, General Manager, M Torres USA


M Torres USA is the US Division of M Torres Disenos Industriales, located in Pamplona, Spain. In the last three years M Torres has supplied composite manufacturing equipment for all major aircraft manufacturers. M Torres continues to innovate by introducing the FiberLayer, a system that combines Tow Placement and Tape Laying into a Hybrid System for high productivity applications.

The presentations are:

• M Torres experience in Composites.
• M Torres’ role on the B787 Program.
• High Productivity with the FiberLayer.
• Robotic NDI for composite structures.
• Automated Routing and Drilling for Determinant Assembly


David Champa has been General Manager of M Torres USA since it was founded as a US Corporation in January of 2001. David has both the Management and Business Development responsibilities and represents M Torres in Aerospace, Wind Power and Paper Converting for North America.

After sixteen years with Boeing, David left to open M Torres USA for Manuel Torres. During his time at McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing, he was in Supplier Management for Capital Equipment and Tooling for programs like MD-80, C-17, Delta IV and other programs.

David received his Business and Contract Law Education from the University of Phoenix in Los Angeles.



The Jagerhaus in Anaheim, 2525 East Ball Road, just west of the 57 Freeway, on the North side of Ball.
Turn right at the first driveway. Phone 714-520-9500. GoogleMap Link


6:00 pm Social7:00 pm Dinner • 8:00 pm Speaker — Member or guest dinner $20.
Student (with student ID) dinner $10. No cost for Program only.

Reservations:: E-mail Darrell Reed, reed@ocmtestlabs.com , call 714-630-3003, x 211 or Fill out our Online Form
by Tuesday noon, March 20th.

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