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Hexcel and Arkema join forces in thermoplastic composite solutions for aerospace

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Corporate - Finance - Innovation
Hexcel and Arkema have signed a strategic alliance to develop thermoplastic composite solutions for the aerospace sector combining the expertise of Hexcel in carbon fiber and that of Arkema in PEKK.

The partnership announced today aims to develop carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic tapes to produce lightweight parts for future generations of aircraft. In addition to lightweighting, these new composites will provide lower cost and faster production speeds for customers in the aerospace and the space and defense sectors.

 
As part of this partnership, a joint research and development laboratory, located in France, will be established.

 

 

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Sophie FOUILLAT
Investor relations
Arie TAIEB
Investor relations
Gilles GALINIER
VP Communication
Arkema
Véronique OBRECHT
Corporate Press relations
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