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.
Wabash MPI and Carver will highlight their full line of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for the composites industry in the USA pavilion at JEC World, the leading international composites show.
Negri Bossi will be present at MECSPE, first Italian event of the year 2019 that will take place in Parma, Italy from 28-30 March; the attendance at this event is testament that the society continues to take an interest in the domestic market.
Chomarat is developing its Coatings & Films business at its French sites. The Group has just acquired an extruder and a graining line to increase its production capacities and develop new, more efficient solutions, particularly in the field of TPO (polyolefin thermoplastics).