Lucas Industries Expands Reach in the United States and Canada with the Addition of Six Sales Specialists

(Vermont, USA, January 2022) Lucas Industries, a PCM Innovation Company, through a recent agreement with Composite Automation, now counts on a team of six sales experts in the composite materials industry in North America. PCM Innovation looks to the partnership in further expanding on its market share in engineering services and tooling manufacturing. Composite Automation describes itself as the only representative firm in North America that offers innovative solutions for companies manufacturing various structures in composite materials and particularly in the aerospace field.

The PCM Innovation group is comprised of three manufacturing facilities and five engineering offices that are located in Quebec City and Montreal, Canada, in Vermont and West Virginia, USA, operating under Lucas Industries, and also in Toulouse, France.

« We are honored and excited about our collaboration with PCM Innovation group », explain John Melilli, President and CEO of Composite Automation. « They have expertise in tooling and engineering services that our clients are seeking.  They have experience in solving difficult applications.  We feel confident that their capabilities will complement and enhance our portfolio and provide clients a single point of contact for diverse applications in composites manufacturing. »

Jean-Francois Hamel, CEO of PCM Innovation group: « Our engineering specialty and knowledge in tooling for advanced composite materials has always opened the doors to major contractors in the world, the partnership with Composites Automation and its extensive business network will guarantee the success of our expertise benefiting a wider clientele. »


PCM INNOVATION group is a leader and integrator in engineering and tooling solutions for the industry.   The company offers assembly lines, manufacturing fixtures, molds for advanced composites and prototypes or short-run production parts.  Its customers operate mainly in the aviation and space sectors as well as in the transportation and energy fields.

PCM INNOVATION is proud to count among its customers the following major companies: Airbus, Alstom, Bell Helicopters, Boeing, Bombardier, CAE, Dassault, Heroux Devtek, MDA space missions, Mecachrome, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce aircraft engines, Siemens, Sonaca, Stelia, Volvo / Prevost Car, etc.

About Composite Automation, LLC

Based in Florida, Composite Automation represents companies that offer wide varieties of composite manufacturing solutions. Through the expertise of their portfolio of companies, they offer all of the existing options of composite manufacturing which includes resin transfer molding, infusion, VARTM, automated fiber and tape placement machines for thermosets and thermoplastics, l filament winding, cutting and optimization machines, CNC and waterjet machining systems, prepreg manufacturing machines, cross-ply laminators, laser projection systems, non-destructive testing and customized automation solutions.

For further information:

Guy Lavoie
Chief Marketing and Communications – PCM INNOVATION group
(418) 628-7600

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