05 April 2010
05 April 2010
Fiberforge has opened its European subsidiary, Fiberforge GmbH in Baar, Switzerland to better serve its European clients and business partners.
Fiberforge GmbH will lead European sales and business development efforts, manage joint development projects with customers, and ensure timely and effective service for systems installed in Europe. Fiberforge GmbH will be managed by Simon Jespersen, PhD, a technical expert in thermoplastic advanced composites and the Fiberforge manufacturing process.
gFiberforge GmbH is an important element of our strategy for growth into European markets,h states Fiberforge CEO, Jon Fox]Rubin. gEurope has a leadership position worldwide in the adoption of thermoplastic composites in the automotive, aerospace, and renewable energy industries and, as a result, Fiberforge has received considerable interest in its manufacturing solutions. This engineering and technical sales office will provide our European clients and business partners much greater access to our products and services. It will also open up new opportunities for collaborative research and strengthen our existing relations with leading European research laboratories and universities.h
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