About us

Crosby Composites is Britain’s leading carbon fibre manufacturer. Established in 1982, we have over 40 years’ experience of innovation in this field.

Our team

Paul Field, Managing Director

Paul joined the team in 2009, bringing with him over 13 years of leadership experience in composites manufacturer and motorsports. He has been MD since 2014 and has led the growth of Crosby Composites into the automotive market.

Nick Brew, Co-Managing Director

Nick joined Crosby Composites in 2021, after growing an F1 focused composite business to 50+ employees. Nick has more than 22 years of carbon fibre component manufacturing experience and applies his knowledge in collaboration with our Operations Managers, as well as Paul and Richard.

Richard Drury, Engineering Director

Richard started at Crosby Composites in 2007 through an industrial placement while completing his MEng in Motorsport Engineering at Brunel University. Starting as a Project Manager, he now leads a team of Project, Design and Technical staff. Richard works closely with Paul supporting Crosby Composites’ customers with their design, technical, and planning needs.

Our values


At the heart of everything we do


Honesty and dependability in our everyday business


It’s up to me and it’s up to us, we all have to take responsibility for our actions

Continuous improvement

Always striving to improve in all we do

Exceed expectations

Never accepting the minimum standard

Driving safety standards

Looking out for ourselves and each other

Our policies

Environmental Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the environment through adherence to ISO9001 and IATF16949 standards and ensuring we meet our environmental responsibilities. We comply with rigorous environmental standards, practising effective housekeeping, having accessible cleaning equipment and securely containing materials and recyclables.

Supporting all our customers in achieving industry requirements for sustainability, through providing custom-designed solutions, is important to us.

Social Responsibility

We recognise the necessity of safeguarding the health and safety of our own employees whilst at work. We provide a safe and comfortable working environment for employees, visitors and the public. Our policy is to manage our activities to avoid causing any unnecessary or unacceptable risks to health and safety. Our policies and associated management systems are reviewed regularly and when there are changes in the business, legislation or industry standards.

Health & Safety

We endeavour to set the highest practical Health and Safety standards. Our Health and Safety committee meets regularly to discuss Health and Safety topics and concerns, make recommendations and implement and monitor any improvements or initiatives. Health and Safety issues and key measurements are also routinely reviewed and discussed at management meetings.

Ethical Trading and Anti-Slavery

We are committed to Ethical Trading and Anti-Slavery throughout our company and within our supply chain. We believe strongly in ethical principles and good stewardship and are committed to following a set of ethical trading criteria covering non-discriminatory practices, fair wages and working conditions. We adhere to the Modern Slavery Act of 2015 and a programme of action to ensure we do not knowingly support or trade with any business involved in slavery or human trafficking.

Our history


Gained IATF 16949 accreditation


Crosby Composites starts production at its 2nd site in Wellingborough


Paul Crosby becomes a Senior Advisor; Paul Field becomes MD


First large batch size order delivered


First automotive visual carbon component produced


Gained ISO 9001 accreditation


Crosby Composites doubles its factory space in Brackley


Start in-house tool design department


Start in-house machine shop


Business is renamed to Crosby Composites and moves to Brackley


First F1 customer and move into carbon fibre


Paul Crosby starts Crosby Composites, then named Crosby GRP, in Silverstone