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Solvay and Bell Sign Rotorcraft Supply Agreement

18 September 2018

Solvay and Bell Sign Rotorcraft Supply Agreement

Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.

Solvay will supply Bell with a portfolio of structural composites and adhesives including CYCOM 5320-1, CYCOM 5250-4, CYCOM 5276-1, and FM 300.

“We are proud of our long standing relationship with Bell and this new supply agreement further strengthens this relationship," says Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit. "We look forward to supporting Bell through the supply of advanced composites and adhesive technologies."


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