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Sigmatex strengthens commercial team

In its continuing efforts to provide an even better service to its customers, and to help it realise its full growth potential in the exciting markets that it serves, Mike Hitchen, Commercial Manager of Sigmatex recently announced the appointment of Simon Green to the commercial team.

8th February 2013

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Runcorn

Transport/​Aerospace, Civil Engineering, Protective

 

Simon joins Sigmatex with over 15 years’ experience in a variety of commercial roles within the Aerospace, Automotive and Tooling environments. Simon brings with him, as well as a number of strong relationships within these sectors, a significant knowledge of the processes and requirements to operate within such specification biased markets.

Simon commented on his appointment:  “I am delighted to have joined such a strong team at a market leading company that offers true solutions based approach to the composites industry. The number of proven market leading technologies that the company can offer as well as the exciting new technologies that are currently under development truly coupled with the Global foot print truly differentiates Sigmatex within the market. The composites market is in a dynamic and exciting phase and I am proud to represent a company that has been instrumental in such a market.”

The appointment represents one of a number of appointments that Sigmatex hopes to announce in 2013 to support the unprecedented growth that is currently being experienced.

Sigmatex is one of the world’s leading converters of carbon fibre. Having expertise in this field since 1972, it has grown rapidly to meet ever increasing demands for its products and services. 

Sigmatex develops and manufactures carbon fibre textiles for composite material applications. From global locations, Sigmatex supplies 2D woven, unidirectional, multiaxial (non-crimp) and 3D textiles across a broad range of industries.  Sigmatex's proven capability converts millions of pounds of carbon fibre each year for major projects that require high levels of quality and reliability.

The company works with customers to create carbon fibre textiles which meet various requirements including fibre orientation, crimp, drapeability, thickness and resin permeability. “These textile solutions often require an innovative approach to textile design and process which is the core strength of Sigmatex,” the company concludes.

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