Mitsubishi Rayon buys U.S. carbon fiber plant

January 20th, 2017

Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd. has acquired the SGL Carbon Fibers site in Evanston, Wyo. Composites World reports that the addition of this site will expand Mitsubishi Rayon’s North American business to meet the growing demand for composites in wind turbine blades and automotive applications. SGL Group upgraded production lines in Muir of Ord, Scotland, which […]

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Japan’s high-performance fiber industry discussed

November 18th, 2016

At IFAI Expo 2016 in October, IFAI Japan conducted a Japan Technical Seminar to discuss the status of the Japanese chemical fibers industry. The Japan Chemical Fibers Association gave a presentation on “The future of Japanese high performance/high functional fibers.” The association consists of members of many of the leading global chemical fiber manufacturers, including […]

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