Hexcel Corporation will expand its carbon fiber production in Roussillon, France

Hexcel to build carbon fiber facility in Roussillon, France

8:59 AM, 1st October 2014
Hexcel Corporation will expand its carbon fiber production in Roussillon, France

STAMFORD, US: Hexcel Corporation will expand its carbon fiber production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fiber lines in Roussillon, France. The $250 million investment will also include the associated Quality Control laboratories and offices. The new facility is part of Hexcel’s ongoing worldwide investment to create a diversified and robust global supply chain to support aerospace customers’ growing demand for carbon fiber composites. The new facility in France is the next step in support of European customers, enhancing the supply chain by adding precursor and additional carbon fiber capacity in Europe.

“I am delighted to announce Hexcel’s investment in our first precursor plant in Europe and our first carbon fiber capacity in France. The state of the art manufacturing facilities that we will build demonstrate our commitment to technology expansion around the world to provide an efficient global supply chain in support of customer programme. The new plant will further strengthen our customer relationships, provide greater opportunities for aerospace industry growth and reinforce Hexcel’s position as a global leader in carbon fiber composites,” said Nick Stanage, Chairman, CEO and President, Hexcel.

 

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