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Pentaxia renews long term agreement with Martin-Baker Aircraft Limited, world-leaders in design and build of ejector seats.

Pentaxia renews long term agreement with Martin-Baker Aircraft Limited, world-leaders in design and build of ejector seats.

DERBY, UK – Pentaxia, manufacturer of advanced composite components announces the renewal of its supply agreement with Martin-Baker Aircraft Limited. Pentaxia designs/manufactures tooling and composite components utilising specialist press forming technology from its dedicated production facility located centrally in the UK.


The agreement ensures consistent, long-term supply of high-performance yet lightweight components and assemblies into Martin Baker on a multi-year basis. These parts are in-turn fitted to Martin-Baker’s latest generation of ejection seats and subsequent global fighter jet programmes.

“Pentaxia is delighted to renew our supply contract with the team at Martin-Baker. We share many company values and pride ourselves on producing world class components.  Working collaboratively with our colleagues at Martin-Baker, our highly talented team are able to ensure quality and consistency in every component we deliver.  This new agreement not only demonstrates our customer’s confidence in working with us, but provides an international platform for British engineering.  It is a pleasure to continue our working relationship”

commented Tim Ollier, Sales Director of Pentaxia.

“Martin-Baker is pleased to enhance its working relationship with Pentaxia through this agreement on a commodity that is expanding its usage in the next generation of escape systems” –

Andy Patrick, Programmes and Commodity Supply Chain Manager

Pentaxia produces all advanced composite components in-house and will supply Martin-Baker and its international aerospace partners with legacy and latest generation composite components.

About Martin-Baker Aircraft Limited

Martin-Baker has been the world leader in the design and manufacture of ejection and crashworthy seats for over 70 years. A family-run business at its core, its seats have saved over 7,638 lives since the company was founded. Their latest designs offer unprecedented life-saving capabilities, with over 17,000 seats currently in service. Passion for engineering, strong family ties and an extremely loyal and skilful workforce are just a few of the reasons behind their continued success.

About Pentaxia Limited

Pentaxia was established in 2008 and is a privately owned, family business based in Derby, UK. It offers a turnkey advanced composite delivery capability for its multi-sector customer base from tooling design and tool production through to component manufacturing.

All activities are undertaken within their 70,000 sq ft facility and the business employs over 150 staff with a market leading level of Materials, Production and Engineering expertise. This gives the company a genuine capability to manage complex projects on tight timescales to demanding quality standards.

With ISO 9001 and the aerospace AS9100D approvals and working towards IATF quality standards, Pentaxia is active across a wide range of industry sectors globally. Its blue-chip customers range from major aerospace, defence, space and medical companies, to front of the grid motorsport teams and luxury automotive OEMs. Contact: for any enquiries.

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