BGF Industries Inc. (Greensboro, NC, US) is featuring its PolyPreg thermoplastic composite material as well as its lines of cabon fabrics, aramid fabrics, fiberglass fabrics and Aerialite fiberglass fabrics. PolyPreg is the latest innovation in thermoplastic composite material from BGF industries. PolyPreg is a woven co-mingled glass/polypropylene fabric. It can be directly consolidated, with the addition of heat and minimal pressure, into a high strength composite part. Parts made from PolyPreg can be used in many applications – automotive, building & construction, marine, sports & leisure and transportation.
Editor PickPlant tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil
In Northeast Brazil, wind blade manufacturer Aeris Energy is laser-focused on serving the domestic energy market, but it's poised to expand to serve the entire world. In the process, it has developed operations and a workforce that makes it a standout in the region.