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Solvay enters advanced materials manufacturing in UAE

Partnership expands UAE’s industrial capabilities with high-tech carbon fibre prepreg manufacturing facility in Al Ain.

13th November 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Brussels/Dubai

Transport/​Aerospace

The equal ownership joint venture will be the UAE’s first supplier of pre-impregnated carbon fibres. This durable advanced material is used to manufacture composite structures for aviation applications, including Boeing’s latest generation aircraft, the 777X.

“This joint venture showcases Solvay’s capabilities in advanced aerospace composite technologies, including for aircraft primary structures as a growth pillar for our materials business,” said Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, CEO of Solvay.

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