TenCate Advanced Composites North America in Morgan Hill (California), USA, expands into adjacent facility. New world class space will encompass thermoplastic composites manufacturing, R&D labs and office space. TenCate produces mainly thermoplastic and thermoset composites to the aerospace industry. There is a growing demand for durable lightweight composites, both from the traditional composites markets and other industrial sectors.
The expanded facility represents an important addition to the thermoplastic composite manufacturing capabilities of TenCate. Thermoplastic composites offer a unique combination of processability and durability, which make them well suited to serve applications ranging from aerospace to high-end industrial markets such as oil and gas and transportation.
Joe Morris, President at TenCate Advanced Composites North America states: “This additional facility will provide the needed space for growth of TenCate in the composites market while allowing flexibility for continued expansion in thermoplastic composite manufacturing”. TenCate will maintain its current Morgan Hill thermoset manufacturing and corporate offices. The adjacent facility in Morgan Hill CA will be specifically focused on thermoplastic composite manufacturing and research and development.
TenCate Advanced Composites North America
Morgan Hill CA, United States of America, Friday 4 November, 2011