Recycled carbon fiber wins sustainability award

Hexcel has received a sustainability award from Airbus Defence and Space for a project to recy-cle its carbon fiber prepreg composite cutoffs.

The cutoffs are reused in manufacturing composite panels sold into commercial markets, the company said.

“We are delighted to receive this award that recognizes a key collaboration and important milestone in our path to achieve our sustainability targets,” said Thierry Merlot, president at Hexcel.