AIRSHOW-UAE, Solvay to produce carbon fibres for Boeing's 777X

From Reuters - November 12, 2017

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Strata, the manufacturing arm of Abu Dhabis state-owned Mubadala Aerospace, and Belgian chemicals group Solvay said on Sunday they had entered into a joint venture to supply Boeing with advanced composite materials.

The materials - pre-impregnated carbon fibres known as prepreg - will be produced at a facility at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates and will supply Boeings 777X, the latest generation aircraft, the companies said in a statement.


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