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Alpha Engineered Composites acquires AVS Industries

LAKEWOOD, NJ — October 28, 2022 3:00 PM EST — ATTENTION: All Alpha Customers, Suppliers and Stakeholders:

The management of AVS Industries, LLC and Alpha Engineered Composites, LLC are pleased to announce that Alpha has acquired the assets of AVS to form the most comprehensive supplier of high temperature textile solutions in the world.

Alpha is a leading global supplier of engineered textiles for thermal insulation, automotive heat management, high temperature and specialty applications. ( Alpha is based in its 132,000 SF facility in Lakewood, NJ with sales and distribution locations throughout the US, Europe, China and India.

AVS is a recognized leader in high temperature textiles ( supplying the shipbuilding, power generation and petrochemical industries. The current AVS team will continue to operate and service customers from its New Castle, DE facility. Management teams at both companies are committed to a smooth integration.

Please feel free to contact your sales or customer service representative at Alpha or AVS to answer any questions.

Thank you for your continued support.

Christopher J. Avallone
Alpha Engineered Composites
Douglas M. Sydow
AVS Industries

COVID-19 Essential Business

LAKEWOOD, NJ — March 24, 2020 2:00 PM EST — ATTENTION: All Alpha Customers, Suppliers and Stakeholders:

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to everyday life, I am pleased to announce that ALPHA continues to operate without disruption. Our global supply chains all have been verified, and our workforce remains healthy and committed to servicing our customer’s needs.

To maintain a healthy and safe workplace, Alpha has aggressively adopted the recommendations from the federal government, including the Centers for Disease Control, as well as NJ State and Local authorities and medical experts. Alpha has also implemented additional internal policies to limit the potential impact on the workplace.

If you have any questions or special requirements during these challenging times, please contact your sales person or Alpha customer service.

We appreciate your continued support.


LAKEWOOD, NJ — January 2, 2018 10:00 AM EST — 2018 marks Alpha’s 50th anniversary. “This year’s celebration is as much about five decades of accomplishments as it is about new initiatives for an exciting future” Christopher Avallone, CEO of Alpha Associates, Inc. said.

To describe the company more accurately and reflect its ongoing investments in advanced technologies and processes, the U.S. based operations will now be recognized as Alpha Engineered Composites, LLC. Alpha will continue manufacturing and distributing high performance textiles, specialty insulation facings and engineered elastomer composites for a wide range of critical applications and markets including the petrochemical, utility, marine, commercial construction and transportation industries.

“We are also pleased to announce the formation of Alpha Engineered Composites China, located in Shanghai. Our Asia office joins its sister company, Alpha Engineered Composites Europe, to provide regional sales, service and technical support.” Avallone continued, “Alpha’s permanent multinational presence demonstrates our commitment to personal connections and building long-term relationships.”

Changes took effect January 1st, 2018 although contact information remained the same. For superior quality, delivery, service or questions regarding the company’s future initiatives, call Alpha at 732-634-5700.


Lakewood, NJ – January 1, 2018 – Alpha Engineered Composites, LLC acquired the Fairprene® business unit from Virginia-based Longwood Elastomers, a Wabtec Company. The transfer of ownership went into effect January 1, 2018. Terms of the deal were not announced.

“Distributors, fabricators and end users will benefit from Alpha’s renewed focus, additional resources and advanced material competences in unique fabric substrates and proprietary rubber compounds” said Christopher Avallone, Alpha Engineered Composites’ CEO.

Fairprene® is known across the automotive, fluid sealing, petrochemical and aerospace industries for their technical niche in performance sheet stock, coated fabrics and specialty composites. Alpha Engineered Composites is recognized around the globe for its significant expertise in calendering and curing silicone, fluorosilicone, fluoroelastomer, HNBR and other high-performance elastomers. Alpha’s purchase of the Fairprene® brand and technology is expected to create greater value, spur innovation and provide the diaphragm market with sophisticated and diverse capabilities.

“To help customers grow their business with expanded solutions, services and support, the Fairprene® business unit will be integrated into Alpha North America and operate within the Engineered Elastomers product line” Avallone said.

For additional information on Fairprene® visit For additional details on tried-and-true to cutting-edge elastomer solutions, please contact:
Robert F. Antonius
+1 732 634 5700 ext. 359