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DOUBLE HONOR FOR THE SAERTEX® GROUP AT THE AVK INOVATION AWARD 2020
Saerbeck, 12. November 2020 – This year, the AVK (Industrial Association for Reinforced Plastics) presented two innovation awards to the SAERTEX Group. Both SAERTEX and SAERTEX multiCom were honored for their innovations in the respective categories.
UPDATE ON OUR DELIVERY SITUATION DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Due to the rising number of new infections worldwide, many of you have asked us about the pandemic’s current impact on the SAERTEX group. Therefore, we want to give you an update on the situation:
SAERTEX® AND SAFRAN NACELLES SIGN A LONG TERM AGREEMENT ON CARBON FIBER FABRICS FOR AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT
Saerbeck, October 6, 2020 – On August 27, 2020, Safran and SAERTEX signed a 10-year contract on cooperation for the production of aircraft equipment made of carbon fiber fabrics.
Under the contract, SAERTEX will supply multiaxial carbon fiber fabrics with which Safran may produce engine nacelles for various aircraft using infusion technology.
NEW AUTOMOTIVE TEAM AT SAERTEX
Despite the strong impact of the Coronavirus on the automotive industry, the demand for our non-crimp fabrics in this sector continues to grow. As a result, SAERTEX® has decided to cluster our consulting expertise by creating a dedicated sales team for the automotive industry, as we have with our Aerospace, Wind Energy and Industrial Applications business units.
SAERTEX AWARDED ÖKOPROFIT CERTIFICATE 2020
The SAERTEX® program of environmental management has been certified since 2009. We are continuously working on the sustainable optimization of our processes and products, both globally and locally. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that SAERTEX has again been awarded the “Ökoprofit-Betrieb” certificate.
MEXICO! SAERTEX’S 15TH LOCATION WORLDWIDE IS UNDERWAY
We are pleased to announce that SAERTEX will have a new production site in the north of Mexico in Ciudad Juárez. This new facility will join 14 other SAERTEX production sites strategically located around the world. Originally, SAERTEX had planned to open the Ciudad Juárez facility by the end of 2020. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, however, the date has been postponed to early 2021. Preparations are still in full swing, and we regularly review the schedule to adapt to the current situation.
SAERTEX SUPPORTS HYFIVE RESEARCH PROJECT NEW JOINING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MARITIME LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION
SAERTEX® supports the BMWi-funded research project HyFiVE (Hybrid joining technologies for connections in maritime use), in which five industrial companies and three scientific institutions develop new technologies and evaluate them for maritime use.
Lightweight construction, as a key technology for sustainable transportation solutions, is difficult to establish in shipbuilding due to inadequate joining technologies between fiber composite materials and steel. Another complicating factor are the high fire protection requirements and the lack of standards for the use of fiber composite materials for ships at sea.
SAERTEX TO PART WITH COMPONENT FACTORY IN STADE
SAERTEX® is a global manufacturer of textile reinforcing materials for lightweight construction. In addition to multiaxial fabrics made of glass and carbon fibres, the company has so far produced fibre-reinforced components at its location in Stade. As part of its strategic focus on its core activities, the company has now decided to discontinue its business activities in Stade.
UPDATE APR 23, 2020: INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT OF THE CORONA VIRUS
The Coronavirus has dramatically affected all of us. We want to reassure you that the health and safety of everybody inside and outside SAERTEX have the highest priority for us. Here is an update you on our business activities as they stand today, APR 23, 2020:
UPDATE 24/03/2020: INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS FOR OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS
By now, we all know that COVID-19/the Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. It has dramatically affected all of us, and the news changes daily – even hourly. We want to reassure you that the health and safety of everybody inside and outside SAERTEX have the highest priority for us. We are closely monitoring the situation and want to update you on our business activities as they stand today, MAR 24, 2020:
INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS FOR OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS
The spread of the coronavirus has arrived to many countries with SAERTEX® activities. The health of everybody inside and outside SAERTEX has highest priority for us. We have taken dedicated measures to protect people on the one hand and ensure the delivery situation for our customers on the other hand. This is the status quo on MAR 19, 2020.
SAERTEX MULTICOM TO EXPAND OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA
SAERTEX multiCom LP is pleased to announce the expansion of its US operations. SAERTEX multiCom plans to invest more than $20 million in a new manufacturing and warehouse facility near its current location in Huntersville, North Carolina. The expansion will retain 34 existing positions and allow SAERTEX multiCom to add 45 new jobs over the next five years.
JEC WORLD POSTPONED TO 12 – 14 MAY 2020
Due to the current spread of the coronavirus the organizer decided to postpone JEC WORLD 2020.
SAERTEX EXTENDS CARBON-FIBER CONTRACT WITH BOMBARDIER
Bombardier Belfast and SAERTEX® have reached an agreement to contractually extend their cooperation on the manufacture of lightweight components made of carbon-fiber, non-crimp-fabrics for the Airbus A220 aircraft.
SAERTEX INDIA RECEIVES CERTIFICATES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY AT WORK
In November 2019, our SAERTEX® location in India has been certified with two additional certificates according to the management systems ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 45001: 2018.