ATLANTA, GA (October 12, 2021) – Atomic-6 is pleased to announce that composite industry veteran Peter Shpik has accepted the promotion to Chief Technology Officer. Peter brings his invaluable aerospace composite manufacturing expertise to our team. He will continue assisting us with client relations, facility operations, vendor management and process optimization. (Pictured above, Trevor and Peter holding a prototype monocoque chassis designed for one of our customers).
Formerly Director of Technical Services at Teijin Carbon America, Technology Manager at GKN Aerospace, and Sr. Research Engineer at Rohr Inc (BF Goodrich, UTAS, & Collins Aerospace). He pioneered the implementation of groundbreaking techniques which have received several patents for the manufacture of composite structures, including the use of thermoplastic matrix materials in their production. With a strong engineering background and extensive hands-on experience, Shpik has been able to leverage his skills to continually innovate new ideas and procedures. He is also broadly recognized throughout the composites industry as a thought leader and innovator.
“Peter joined our team in March of 2021 as a consultant. He quickly proved to me that bringing him on board was one of the best decisions I’ve made for our company to date. Atomic-6 is rapidly becoming a leader in highperformance composite manufacturing. Having a talent like Pete on our team furthers the company’s goal of becoming a major player in the industry. His ability to understand and continually improve our proprietary manufacturing process has been instrumental for the company’s success. With Peter’s insight and knowledge, Atomic-6 is producing prototype composite parts for some of the most extreme and critical environments that our customers operate in. With Peter as our CTO, the industry, our shareholders, and customers know that we have one of the best minds in the industry working to provide the highest performing products possible,” said Trevor Smith, President & CEO of Atomic-6. “I am so glad our mutual friend Rob Klawonn (former President of Teijin Carbon America) made the introduction a few years ago. Peter’s unique capacity to problem solve with real-world composite manufacturing has proven invaluable to Atomic-6 and we simply cannot wait for our future with Pete on board!”
Atomic-6 is an advanced composite manufacturing startup. Our proprietary process brings composites to the next stages of innovation; creating highly customizable products that are stronger, lighter, and produced faster than ever before. Atomic-6 is committed to bringing next-generation composites to the forefront of Space, Aerospace, Defense and Logistics.