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7th December 2017, Salzbergen

Robotic control at SGL-Kümpers

The company operates two plants in Lathen and Rheine North in Germany. © SGL-Kümpers At two plants in Lathen and Rheine North in Germany, 120-year-old family-owned company Kümpers is currently producing around 14,000 square metres of glass fibre non-crimp fabrics (NCFs), 1,400 square metres of carbon NCFs, 120,000 square metres of braided fabrics and 1,000 square metres of wovens.

Its NCFs are already supplied for parts for the Audi A8, as well as the BMW i3 and i8 electric vehicles and it is also involved in a joint venture with SGL Group – the leading manufacturer of carbon fibres, composites and prepregs – for the annual supply of over 100,000 carbon fibre preforms to BMW annually.

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