19th Nov 2019
For the first time, Hexcel is exhibiting at the ongoing Space Tech Expo Europe show in Bremen, Germany, to promote its latest technologies and innovations for space applications. More than 3,000 visitors are expected at this international forum that is dedicated to innovative solutions for space business and technology, and that will go on till...
19th Sep 2019
At the CAMX conference taking place from September 24-26 in Anaheim, CA, Hexcel will promote its broad portfolio of composite innovations for aerospace and industrial applications. On display will be an integrated wing panel demonstrator made with HiMax non-crimp reinforcements that were developed to complement a new generation of infusion resin...
10th Sep 2019
Hexcel Corporation, a leading advanced composites company, has been approved by Boeing to produce Hexpekk-100 aerospace structures for major commercial aircraft platforms. These Hexpekk components will be manufactured-to-print for commercial aerospace applications where complexity, weight reduction, and strong mechanical performance are critical.
9th Sep 2019
Hexcel will display its full range of composite technologies, developed to benefit design engineers in automotive, marine, sport, and wind energy sectors, at Composites Europe trade show, being organised in Stuttgart during September 10-12. Innovations on display include Hexcel's surfacing prepregs and semi-pregs for wind turbine blades and boat...
1st Jul 2019
Hexcel, Progen and Future Aerospace opened their new joint venture laboratory and materials testing facility in Shanghai, China. Future Aerospace Hexcel Commercial Composite Testing Limited (FAHCCT) will provide China with a world-class aerospace standard materials testing laboratory that will provide technical services for commercial aircraft...
13th Jun 2019
At the Paris Airshow at Le Bourget from June 17-23, Hexcel will promote a range of carbon fibres and composite materials used to make weight-saving structures in civil aircraft, engines, helicopters and space applications. Visitors to Hexcel stand will see an Integrated Wing Panel demonstrator and an I-beam, both made with HiTape carbon fibre...
30th May 2019
Hexcel Corporation, a leading advanced composites company, is expecting its total sales to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6-9 per cent over the next three years. The company announced its financial outlook through 2021, as well as longer term targets, during the company’s Investor Day held in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently.
26th Apr 2019
Sunseeker, the renowned British luxury motor yacht manufacturer and a long-standing customer of Hexcel, has implemented Hexcel’s Himax Dot Pattern Adhesive (DPA) technology for the resin infusion of Predator 50, its new performance cruiser. The Predator 50 is the first of Sunseeker yachts to be built with Hexcel’s novel composite technology.
15th Mar 2019
Hexcel has partnered with Lyon-based startup, Lavoisier Composites and developed Carbonium, a new generation of material sourced entirely from carbon composite by-products generated by the French aerospace sector. Carbonium reduces overall environmental impact by 40-50 per cent compared to equivalent products derived from virgin materials.
14th Mar 2019
Hexcel and Arkema will open a joint research and development laboratory in Les Avenières, France in April 2019. This follows the companies’ previous announcement in March 2018 that they were forming a strategic alliance to develop thermoplastic composite solutions for the aerospace sector, combining the expertise of Hexcel in carbon fibre and Arkema in ...