Hexcel breaks ground on new Moroccan facility | Plastics News

US-based Hexcel Corp. broke ground on a new engineered core facility in Morocco, which fit “key logistical criteria for our industry”:

plastics newsComposites company Hexcel Corp. has broken ground on a new $20 million engineered core facility at the Midparc Free Trade Zone Industrial Park in Casablanca, Morocco.

When fully operational in 2017, the facility will convert HexWeb honeycomb materials into engineered core parts that are used for structural reinforcement and light weighting in aerospace applications, including aircraft structures and helicopter blades.

HexWeb honeycomb is made from a wide variety of materials including thermoplastic, fiberglass and carbon fiber composites and aluminium…[FULL STORY]


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