Brian Grossheim is a technical specialist for AirTech International, a global advanced materials company owned by Bill Dahlgren, Audrey’s spouse. The company was started in 1973 in San Bernardino, and has expanded to many facilities in foreign countries with ~850 employees.

Brian described various materials and fabrication techniques used for customers, including military. The company designs and produces vacuum bagging, composite materials tooling, fiberglass & other auxiliary materials, films, tapes, and sealants for tubes. The company tries to be a 1-stop shop for complex materials used in panels, aircraft, boats, racecar carbon fiber chassis, wind-energy blades, and circuit boards. Photos of construction processes and finished products were shown.