The Airbus ZEROe Development Center in Germany, Toray’s recently developed Torayca M46X carbon fiber and Scott Bader’s new facility in North Carolina were the most read news stories on the Reinforced Plastics website in January 2024.

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1. Airbus opens new ZEROe Development Center in Germany for hydrogen technologies

 

Airbus is strengthening its presence in Germany with the opening of a ZEROe Development Centre (ZEDC) for hydrogen technologies at its Stade site.

 

2. Toray develops Torayca carbon fiber with high tensile modulus and enhanced strength

 

Toray Industries Inc has developed Torayca M46X carbon fiber, a new offering that is around 20% stronger than others in the TORAYCA MX series while maintaining a high tensile modulus.

 

3. Scott Bader starts operating new facility in North Carolina

Scott Bader has started producing structural adhesives and gelcoats at a new £12.5 million manufacturing facility in Mocksville, North Carolina, USA.