Tencate Advanced Composites to change name under Toray

March 25, 2019 - United States Of America

Tencate Advanced Composites, part of the Toray Group, will change its name to Toray Advanced Composites. Tencate Performance Composites, a subsidiary of Tencate Advanced Composites, will subsequently change to Toray PMC. The new names were unveiled at the recently held JEC World 2019 in Paris and the name change will be completed by July 17, 2019.

Toray, a leading global supplier of carbon fibre and composite materials, acquired Tencate Advanced Composites in 2018, and has been working in recent months to integrate them into the Toray Group. This name change will continue to demonstrate to customers the alignment with the Toray Group of brands and will be reinforced by a new visual identity, said Tencate in a press release.

“We are excited to transition into the Toray family and continue to provide the best value to our customers under our new identity. Toray has a long heritage of product innovation and production excellence that will help reinforce Toray Advanced Composites’ strengths and will enable us to more effectively support our customers in growing markets,” said Keisuke Ishii, chief executive officer of Toray Advanced Composites.

Toray Advanced Composites is a leader in the development and production of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials. The broad product portfolio is incorporated in high-performance products for aerospace, space, communications, automotive, consumer, and industrial applications. (PC)