Mitsubishi Rayon, Fiberline Composites form joint venture

It will focus on manufacturing and distributing carbon fiber composite laminates for wind turbine blades.

Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd. (MRC, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) and Fiberline Composites (Middelfart, Denmark) will form a joint venture company for manufacturing and distributing carbon fiber composite laminates for wind turbine blades.

MRC will supply high-performance large tow carbon fiber produced at its Otake Production Center to the joint venture based in Denmark. The joint venture will leverage the molding and processing technologies of Fiberline, a composite pultrusion manufacturer, to enable lightweight, price competitive composite laminates supply to the wind turbine blade market. MRC will seek to expand its share in the carbon fiber wind turbine market through this joint venture.