World Market News N. 707: FACC, Carbon Fibre Preforms, TeXtreme


Business and Market

FACC wins a 500M€ contract to develop overhead stowage and ceiling panels for new A320

FACC wins a 500M€ contract to develop overhead stowage and ceiling panels for new A320

Airbus once again relies on high tech from FACC for its “Airspace” cabin in the A320 family... (...)

Champagne Carbon becomes official supplier to Formula 1

Spirit AeroSystems develops & leverages innovative composite technology

Hobas and Amiantit Europe join forces in European Business

Hong Kong Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

Continental and Kordsa join forces to establish an adhesion system for textile reinforcement materials

Porcher Industries continues US expansion with the acquisition of new dedicated parts plant through its subsidiary BGF Industries

Hexcel launches new products

Carbon fiber producer Guangwei Composites listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Gurit completes acquisition of PH Windsolutions

Victrex joins the Thermoplastic Composites Research Center as a tier-1 member

Brunswick Corporation completes headquarters relocation

Spaulding announces acquisition of Burbak Plastics

São Paulo hosts event on new technology for the production of automotive parts

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Technology and Innovation

A rapid and zero waste automated production process for carbon composite material

A rapid and zero waste automated production process for carbon composite material

Carbon Fibre Preforms launches new tooling board and ultra-high temperature carbon composite material produced with revolutionary zero waste ROCCS technology. (...)

Bio-based resin for stable timber construction materials

DSM developing materials solution for high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage

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Feature Prepregs



Pre-impregnated fabrics, or prepregs, continue to be largely used when high fiber content is required even if other technologies are now available. (...)


A tooling system for mould-making which enables curing at low temperatures

Airbus Helicopters selects Hexcel as supplier of advanced composite materials for the H160 helicopter

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TeXtreme reinforces ultra-light bike shoe from Giro

TeXtreme reinforces ultra-light bike shoe from Giro

Giro Sport Design, a cycling design manufacturerer, uses TeXtreme carbon fiber to create the Prolight Techlace, an industry leading road bike shoe with a weight under 150 grams.

A recycled scuff liner material for truck industry

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