Ray Blotteaux is the co-owner and President of Transition Composites Engineering (TCE). Founded in 2007, TCE is a veteran owned small business located in Ferndale, WA.
Mr. Blotteaux has 30+ years of composite product development and manufacturing experience in the US, Mexico, Asia, Canada, and Europe.
Ray has a unique combination of analytical and hands on skills. He is intimate with all of the steps required to take a new idea for a composite product from concept to mass production.
From a single prototype, to factories fabricating 30,000 pieces per month, Mr. Blotteaux’s experience runs deep.
Ray has product and process development experience in the following industries:
- Unmanned Vehicles
- Structural development
- Video and electrical integration
- Antenna design
- Prototype and commercial mass production
- Primary and secondary structures
- Flight controls
- Flight test engineering
- Crash damage and battle damage repair
- Sporting Goods
- Hockey development for Reebok, CCM, Koho
- Bicycle frames for Trek Bicycle
- Baseball and lacrosse
- Thermoplastic orthotics and thermoset prosthetics processes
- Bone models
- Device prototypes
Mr. Blotteaux has been awarded several US and international patents. He has been an adjunct faculty member and research advisor at Western Washington University since 2005.
Ray holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University in 1992 and a BS in Aerospace
Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1985.
Ray spent 8-years in the US Air Force as an aerospace engineer with experience in structural design, process development, flight test, and battle damage repair. He served in Operation Desert Shield/Storm.