06 June 2017
06 June 2017
Gurit has won a new contract for the production and supply of carbon fibre exterior body panels to an Italian premium automotive OEM.
The two-year contract is worth around CHF9 million and supplies are scheduled to start in January 2018.
As part of the contract, Gurit will supply carbon fibre-based hoods and further exterior body panels for the high performance car. The parts will be manufactured with Gurit's patented press technology and are based on a new material and design concept. Gurit's Composite Engineering department was involved in the structural design of the parts, including finite element analysis (FEA) for mechanical loading performance and head impact predictions.
The parts will be produced at Gurit's Hungarian plant.
Velox is intensifying its activities in Eastern Europe and Russia and will exhibit at Plastpol on 22-25 May 2018 in Kielce, Poland, alongside long-term partner Lubrizol.
Scigrip has expanded its agreement with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to include France and the French territories in Northern Africa, with immediate effect.
EconCore will unveil the latest developments in its thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology at NPE2018 on 7-11 May in Orlando, Florida, US.