Gurit extends contract with Pilatus Aircraft for aerospace-qualified prepregs

Five-year materials supply contract extension covers prepreg delivery for secondary aircraft structures and interior applications, including the CFRP/GFRP PC-24 jet.


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Pilatus PC-24.

Photo Credit: Pilatus, Clay Lacy

On May 31 Gurit (Zurich, Switzerland)) announced a five-year materials supply contract extension with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. (Stans, Switzerland). The agreement is a continuation of a long-standing partnership and is expected to generate double-digit million CHF (Swiss Franc) net sales over the 2021-2025 period. The contract covers the delivery of aerospace-qualified prepregs for secondary structures and interior applications in a variety of aircraft models, including the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet.

“The extension of our existing partnership is the result of our team's ability to deliver consistent high quality over more than 15 years and it also demonstrates the resilience of the industry. This contract is an encouraging sign for our aerospace business,” says Michael Muser, general manager of Gurit’s Aerospace business unit.