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US's Hexcel & Metyx unveil new carbon pultrusion technology

Dec '21
Pic: Hexcel
Pic: Hexcel
US’ composites company, Hexcel, and Metyx  are set to manufacture high-performance carbon pultruded profiles made from polyurethane (PU) resin and unidirectional carbon fibre for the wind energy market. Metyx is a manufacturer of high-performance NCF and woven glass and carbon, consumables, core, and fabric kitting, moulds, prototypes, and components.

The two companies have joined forces to develop technology that builds on Hexcel expertise in polyurethanes for the ski industry combined with its strength in providing high-performance composites to wind energy customers and expanding to other markets for composite applications, Hexcel said in a media statement.

“We are very happy to work with Metyx to develop opportunities in the wind market using our expertise in polyurethane products. We look forward to working with Metyx and sharing our knowledge and experience with their team,” Claude Despierres, VP, sales and marketing, industrial Hexcel said in a statement.

“We are very excited to start this journey with Hexcel. Our customers have very high expectations on quality and cost, and we are convinced that Hexcel’s experience in PU technology is very well aligned with our future plans as we start this new business unit,” Ergenc Ineler, COO, Metyx Europe said.

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