Expansion for Hexcel Morocco

Hexcel Corporation has completed expansion of its engineered core facility in Casablanca, Morocco.

According to the company, the plant size has increased from 11,000m2 to 24,000 m2. Plans are for the number of employees to grow from 145 employees to around 400 by 2026.

It will be used to convert lightweight honeycomb materials into engineered core parts used for structural reinforcement and lightweighting in aerospace applications, including aircraft structures, engine nacelles and helicopter blades, Hexcel said. The facility also incorporates solar panels that cover more than 20% of the plant’s annual electricity requirements.