Sunstrand (Louisville, KY, US) is a manufacturer of natural fibers for polymer composite reinforcement and plastic fillers. All Sunstrand products and processes, says the company, have been designed to deliver consistent, high-quality fibers that are compatible with typical composite manufacturing processes. The team has developed architectures to service a variety of industries including automotive, sporting goods, building materials, consumer products, and marine.
CEO and Founder of Sunstrand, Dr. Trey Riddle, also will be leading an educational session at CAMX on “Assessment of Composite Properties Utilizing Short Discontinuous Natural Fibers” on Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 2:00 p.m.
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