in this issue
World News and Views :: Top of the News
SGL and BMW Bring Online Moses Lake Carbon Fiber Plant
4:01 AM MDT | September 2, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz
SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, a joint venture of SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) and BMW Group, today officially opened its new carbon fiber manufacturing plant in Moses Lake, WA. Thepreviously announced facility will manufacture ultra light-weight carbon fiber reinforced plastics for use in the new BMW i vehicles. The plant, costing approximately $100 million, will initially run two carbon fiber lines, each with capacity of 1,500 m.t./year. All the electricity requirements will be provided by local hydropower. The plant started manufacturing ahead of...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee