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Hexcel opens new carbon fibre production line

Hexcel has officially opened its new carbon fibre plant at the Les Roches-Roussillon Chemicals Industry Platform in Isère, France.

2nd October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Salaise-sur-Sanne

Transport/​Aerospace

The new 37-acre plant is devoted to the manufacture of carbon fibre and PAN precursor. Four years after the project launch on 30 September 2014, the site is operational and increasing Hexcel’s global carbon fibre production capacity. Hexcel invested EUR 200 million in the plant. It will generate 120 direct jobs and 250 indirect positions. Hexcel’s workforce in France has now risen to 1,200 people with more than 1,000 employees located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

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