The Cecence resource centre for press and media.

Cecence is on a mission to bring the understanding and benefits of sustainable and lightweight composites to industry, explaining how, when and why to consider composites for competitive advantage.

Press Room

The Cecence press team love working with journalists around the world to share compelling, unique stores and help spread the word about the benefits of industrialised lightweight composites.  If you’re a member of the media and would like to talk, please get in touch with the appropriate team or send an email to

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Hollom Down Road
Lopcombe Corner
Salisbury, Hampshire
United Kingdom


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Office hours are 9am – 5pm GMT



Company Overview

Click here to download our company overview presentation to learn about Cecence services, products and unique approach to manufacturing practical, innovative composite components for the mass transportation, defence, sports & leisure and space sectors.

Since its inception in 2014, Cecence has been on a mission to help industry realise the benefits of lightweight, sustainable, FST compliant composites at an industrial scale.  The founders brought their extensive experience from Yacht engineering and Formula 1 and transferred their unique approaches to industries with more scale and where weight plays an important factor in gaining competitive advantage.

Their industry renowned ability to deliver practical design for manufacture and the technologies within their manufacturing process that enable efficient production has placed Cecence as a leading composite manufacturing and engineering partner around the world.

Their reputation is consistently recognised by the global composite community as Cecence continue to win awards for innovative design, rapid manufacturing and material development.

Key Facts:

  • Founders: Humphrey Bunyan, Michael Orange, Samantha Bunyan
  • Founded: 2014
  • Location: Unit 4-6 Bunas Business Park, Salisbury, Hants, SP5 1BP, UK
  • Company Size: SME

In the news

OCTOBER 2021 (Composites in Manufacturing Magazine)

Sustainable Composites for a Greener Planet

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OCTOBER 2021 (Aerospace Manufacturing Magazine)

Final Approach – Taking the Long View

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MARCH 2021 (Composites World Magazine)

Cecence receive Government backing to further advance in lightweight sustainable materials and components for aerospace interiors.

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SEPTEMBER- OCTOBER 2020 (JEC Magazine Sustainability Issue No 136)

Composite Overhead Line Catenary System for Light Rail

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JULY 20, 2020 (Composites World)

The industrialization of thermoplastic epoxy

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MARCH 27, 2020 (ADS Advance Publication)

The art of creative thinking

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MARCH 27, 2020 (ADS Advance Publication)

Sustainability research and development with NATEP funding

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DECEMBER 31, 2019 (FINN – The Aviation Industry Hub)

Tuning thermoplastics to dampen down cabin noise

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JUNE, 2019 (Composites in Manufacturing)

A thirst for firsts

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JUNE 10, 2019 (Aerospace Manufacturing)

Lightweight seating at the aerospace table

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MARCH, 2019 (Plastics Today)

Award winners at JEC 2019

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OCTOBER, 2019 (Composites in Manufacturing)

Making sense with thermoplastics

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Press releases

OCTOBER 7, 2021

Cecence shortlisted for 2021 Composites UK Material Innovation Award 

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OCTOBER 10, 2020

Cecence shortlisted for 2020 Composites UK Design Innovation Award 

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

World’s thinnest aircraft seat to be showcased at AIX 

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JANUARY 30, 2020

Cecence become JEC finalist for second year running

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OCTOBER 6, 2019

Cecence shortlisted for 2019 Composites UK Design Innovation Award

AUGUST 19, 2019

Cecence expands with significant investment in production equipment

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DECEMBER 4, 2018

Forming partnerships through composites – Cecence and Aerocoach

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OCTOBER 19, 2018

Cecence and Aerocoach develop range of carbon fibre cycle components

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MAY 16, 2018

Cecence expands leads to large aerospace production order

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NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Cecence secures £500k investment for rail expansion

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2021 – Composites World Top Shops Award

WINNER – Cecence amongst 10 top-performing facilities earning 2021 Top Shops designation

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2021 – Innovate UK KTN Women in Innovation Award

WINNER – Cecence selected as one of forty of the UK’s leading  innovators scaling up their innovations to help the UK recover from COVID-19 and tackle global challenges.

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2019 – Composites UK Awards

WINNER – “Innovation in Design” for the development of a carbon fibre overhead line cable and support system

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2019 – JEC World Innovation Awards

WINNER – “Rapid Manufacture” of a fully composite aerospace seatback

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2018 – FAC Women in Aerospace Award

WINNER – The Farnborough Aerospace Consortium’s (FAC) inaugural awards ceremony celebrated the best of the industry with Cecence honoured for their penetration in the aero interiors sector

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2018 – South Wiltshire Business of the Year

WINNER – “Manufacturing Award” for excellence in production of aerospace components and rapid turnaround from prototype to product

2015 – Modern Railways

WINNER – “Innovation in the environment” award for the concept of a carbon fibre overhead line catenary system


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