Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Benteler-SGL builds production plant for carbon fibre automotive components - Reinforced Plastics


The goal of Benteler-SGL is to increase the series production of fibre composite components for the automotive industry. Today, Benteler-SGL produces components such as doors and visible carbon fibre parts for small series production (less than 5000 parts per year). It says its customers include many well known manufactures of premium cars. The new plant will handle large series orders for composite components and will employ 70 workers.

"We are counting on new high-performance materials such as carbon fibres, which are then processed into high load bearing products. We are working full speed on the automation of component production. The new ultra-modern plant in Ort im Innkreis in Austria will do justice to the growing customer demand for composite parts produced in large series. We will continue to expand our technological and market position in this rapidly growing market segment."
Dr Christian Howe, managing director, Benteler-SGL



Source: Benteler-SGL builds production plant for carbon fibre automotive components - Reinforced Plastics