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.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Dura Composites has expanded its Dura Deck range to include Dura Deck Resist, a co-extruded decking board with an innovative 360 degree outer angle which protects its core from the elements, as well as a new and improved Dura Deck Eco.
The combination of MSP’s NC-Checker and NC-PerfectPart software with Renishaw’s leading probing technology, is delivering significant cost and time savings for Quickstep Technologies’ composite manufacturing processes.