Hexcel and Fairmat partner to recycle carbon fiber prepreg composites

December 1st, 2021

Hexcel Corporation and Fairmat, a deep technology startup based in France, have announced an agreement to build the capability to recycle carbon fiber prepreg from Hexcel European operations for reuse in composite panels sold into commercial markets. Under the partnership, Fairmat will lease a former Hexcel facility in Bouguenais (Loire-Atlantique) where it will recycle cutoffs […]

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Hexcel joins ASCEND project

April 8th, 2021

Hexcel has announced that its role within the recently launched UK-based project called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) will be to focus on developing high-rate manufacturing and processing technologies that will accelerate the development of new, lightweight advanced composite materials. Hexcel will join lead partner GKN Aerospace and 13 other project stakeholders […]

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Hexcel opens French production line

November 28th, 2018

Hexcel has opened a new carbon fiber plant at the Les Roches-Roussillon Chemicals Industry Platform in Isère, France. The 37-acre plant is devoted to the manufacture of carbon fiber and PAN precursor. Four years after the project launch, the site is operational and increasing the company’s global carbon fiber production capacity. Hexcel invested 200 million […]

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