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Gurit wins car body panel contract

The developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, components and technologies, announces that it has won a contract for the production and supply of carbon fibre-based exterior car body panels from an Italian premium automotive OEM.

Total value of the new five-year contract is at around CHF 8.5 million, series production for the project is scheduled to start in 2019.

As part of the contract, Gurit will supply carbon fibre-based exterior body panels to achieve best-in-class weight and surface performance for the high end performance car it will be fit to. The parts will be manufactured with Gurit’s patented press technology at the Company`s volume manufacturing site in Hungary.

The newly won contract increases order intake for exterior car body panels in 2017 to a total value of CHF 29 million.

“This contract confirms that the Gurit lightweight component manufacturing industrialization and recent material developments match quality standards and OEM demand goals,” says Rudolf Hadorn.

Companies: Gurit

Industries: Automotive and Road Transportation

Terms: Applications, Business

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This article has been written on JEC Composites Magazine
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