17 June 2003
17 June 2003
Toray Industries Inc. has begun construction on a $25 million plant near its existing $70 million facility on Alabama Highway 20 near Decatur.
With a completion date of September 2004, the new Toray Carbon Fibers America plant will employ about 53 people with a yearly payroll of $3.4 million. Its Teflon fiber products will be incorporated in DuPont fabrics, sealants and ""non-stick surface"" products such as cooking utensils.
The original facility was built in 1997 and has about 75 employees. It produces carbon fiber for use in buildings, ships, satellites, automobiles and sports equipment.
At the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)'s third annual Infrastructure Day on 6-7 February 2018 34 ACMA members joined together to meet with over 100 Members of Congress and their staffs to advance legislation to drive investment in innovative material solutions for transportation, water and energy infrastructure.
Shoppers visiting the newly redeveloped Halls Head Central Shopping Centre will be greeted by a 3.5 m x 2.5 m core composite spiral ribbon representing the logo of one of the centre's owners.
NTPT is collaborating with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Centre of Technology (EPFL) and other partners to research discontinuous fibre composite tubes for high performance applications.