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Goetz Composites - Building High-Tech Custom Carbon Fiber Structures


Goetz Composites is a world leader in developing and supplying turnkey solutions for high-tech, dynamic composite structures. We are experts in fabricating complex carbon fiber structures and integrating the control systems that make those structures come to life.

Quality Policy

Goetz Composites’ employees are dedicated to providing quality products and services that consistently meet or exceed each customer’s requirements and expectations. We take personal responsibility to deliver our products and services right the first time, on time, every time. We are committed to excellence and continual improvement through improving processes, the workplace, work environment, and workforce.

Quality Objectives

  • Quality: All products free of performance defects due to workmanship
  • Delivery: To Optimize On-Time Delivery
  • Customer Satisfaction: Analyze Customer Feedback Regarding Expectations and Satisfaction
Goetz Composites


In ways that conventional materials are unable, advanced composites enable complex designs to become reality.  From concept design through project commissioning, Goetz Composites partners with designers, managers, and owners to ensure materials and processes are understood and the best solution is developed.

Advantages of Composites in the Architectural Industry:

  • Reduced Long-Term Maintenance
  • No Rust or Corrosion
  • Reduced – or Eliminated – Dependence on Steel Structure
  • Reduced Waste Due to Use of Non-Destructive Testing
  • Increased Lifespan Using Real-Time Health Monitoring

Relevant Experience:

  • Facility Integration
  • Regulatory Code Compliance
    • Flame Smoke Toxicity (FST)
    • Sustained Hurricane Force Wind Load (165 mph)
  • 3D Modeling and Digital Manufacturing (Rhinoceros & RhinoCAM)
  • Value Engineering


Composite solutions are paving the way for higher performance and increased safety in the entertainment industry.

Standards & Specifications:

  • ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management Systems
  • ASTM – Committee F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices
  • Customer Performance and Technical Specifications
  • Regulatory Codes

Relevant Experience:

  • Show Action Equipment
  • 100% Traceability
  • Factory Acceptance Test (180,000 Continuous, Documented Cycles)
  • Facility Integration
  • Site Acceptance Test
  • Operations & Maintenance Manuals
  • Real-Time Health Monitoring via Integrated Fiber Optic Sensors
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Our legacy in the marine industry dates to 1975 with the launch of Monomaran.  Eric Goetz, Chief Technology Officer, is widely considered a pioneer in the development of advanced composites for high-performance applications.

  • 1984 – Jubilation (Frers 54) introduced the extensive use of carbon fiber to reduce weight and increase strength
  • 1990 – In conjunction with Stanford University Department of Aeronautics, MIT, and Hercules, Inc. (now Ashland), Eric Goetz led a team to build the first prepreg carbon boat in the United States.  This program resulted in the successful Challenge for the 1992 America’s Cup (America3)
  • 10 America’s Cup Challengers & Defenders
  • 5 Volvo Ocean Race (Whitbread) Campaigns

Goetz Composites works closely with partners/clients to develop and test new technologies for cutting-edge marine applications.  

Recent projects include:

  • Foiling Boats
  • Advanced Foil Control Systems
  • High-Voltage Electric Propulsion
  • Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV)
  • Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV)


Our Workforce

Goetz Composites is proud to be growing advanced manufacturing in the United States.  Our greatest assets are the experience and expertise of our team members.


We promote a culture of peer support and continuing career development.  In-house and external training programs are used to advance the careers of both entry and upper level team members.


Goetz Composites supports initiatives that develop advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States.  We are partners in this effort with numerous academic institutions, including:

  • Brown University
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • IYRS School of Technology and Trade
  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
  • Yale School of Architecture


Goetz Composites Chase Hogoboom
Chase Hogoboom


Goetz Composites Eric Goetz
Eric Goetz

Chief Technology Officer

Production & Operations Team

Experience and Expertise

Why Carbon Fiber?

Carbon fiber has its earliest history in the aerospace and military industries. Only recently have we begun to see its more widespread use and application in high-performance, consumer products and the automotive industries. Goetz has been a pioneer in the business and the evolution of this highly engineered and exacting science. Simply put: Goetz delivers the absolute lightest structures possible at a required strength.


Show Action Equipment
  • Entertainment
Goetz Composites
Dining Tables
  • Architecture
Folding Dining Tables
  • Architecture
Show Action Equipment
  • Entertainment
Fly’s Eye Dome
  • Architecture
Land Buoy at Pier 53
  • Entertainment
Art Display Cases
  • Architecture
  • Entertainment
40′ Ø Christmas Ball
  • Entertainment
  • Marine
Butterfly Pavilion
  • Architecture
  • Entertainment