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Solvay acquires large-tow carbon fibre precursor manufacturer

With this acquisition, Solvay is building the foundations to lead the adoption of composites in automotive applications.

8th November 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Alpharetta, GA

Transport/​Aerospace

“The strategic acquisition of ECF enables Solvay to develop a portfolio of large-tow carbon fibres to complement our existing range of pitch and PAN aerospace grade carbon fibres. This comprehensive portfolio will place Solvay as a key supplier to the aerospace, automotive and industrial markets going forward,” said Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit (GBU).

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