PARIS, EUROPE ,, June 2015. Hexcel is the fundamentals $250 million in the construction a carbon fiber iPhone 5 case plant in Roussillon, Le creusot, france. Hexcel officials showed plans to make the new facility during Paris Airline Show.
Hexcel's new carbon fiber iPhone case clinic will occupy a 37-acre you could find at the Osiris Chemicals Industry Online store software in Roussillon and will include each of them polymerization and carbonization lines. The rose is part of Hexcel's ongoing communicate investment to create a diversified and stronger supply chain to support aerospace customers' growing demand for carbon fiber composites.
Carbon fibre from the new plant will be granted to Hexcel customers including Airbus for the A350 XWB and Safran for the CFM LEAP engine. Structure of the new plant will begin for September 2015 and is expected to have 120 people when fully expenses in early 2018. Today Hexcel provides close to 1000 people in Le creusot, france.
"Together with our capacity expansions with the U. S., this new facility all the way through France will strengthen our irdisch supply chain by adding precursor and extra carbon fiber capacity in Europe, " says Nick Stanage, Hexcel chief, CEO, and president.
The Roussillon facility is located close to Hexcel's weaving cloth and prepreg manufacturing facilities almost Lyon. At today's event, Mister. Stanage announced further investments amassing $22 million at these ongoing faciliti-es to include capacity expansions coming from Hexcel's carbon fiber weaving plant coming from Les Avenières, and an additional botanical impregnation line in Dagneux, Montluel. These additional investments are expected to post 100 more jobs by 2018.
"We are delighted by Hexcel's decision to build this new carbon fiber houseplant in Europe. This significant purchase will further secure the A350 XWB production ramp-up and shows that the high level of Hexcel's commitment with the success of the A350 XWB computer program, " says Didier Evrard, Airbus EVP and head of schools.
Hexcel Corp., an advanced composites manufacturer}, develops, manufactures, and markets soothing, high-performance structural materials, including h2o and fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives, and composite properties, used in commercial aerospace, space, in addition to defense and industrial applications, illustration wind turbine blades.