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20th June 2017, Tempe

Fokker chooses Solvay to supply thermoplastic composite materials

Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit and Hans Büthker, CEO of GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Business sign agreement at the 2017 Paris Air Show. © SolvaySolvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business have teamed up to promote and accelerate the adoption of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft, with Solvay becoming a preferred supplier of these innovative lightweight materials to Fokker.

Under the agreement, Solvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business will combine their expertise to advance technological developments in thermoplastic composite materials, as well as improve processes and cost competitiveness.

The businesses have complementary materials expertise in thermoplastic polymers and fibre reinforced composites.

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