Toray Industries Inc.

Manufacturer of carbon fiber.

1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi
2-chome, Chuo-ku
Tokyo, 103-8666 JP

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PPS resin, automobile piping

Toray develops flexible PPS resin
The company has developed a new polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) resin that reportedly has the world’s highest flexibility level while maintaining heat resistance and chemical resistance.

TenCate Advanced Composites changes to Toray Advanced Composites JEC World 2019

TenCate Advanced Composites changes its name to Toray Advanced Composites
The new name was announced at JEC World 2019. TenCate Performance Composites, a subsidiary of TenCate Advanced Composites, will subsequently change to Toray PMC.

thermoplastic composite pipe for deep-sea applications

Thermoplastic composite pipe on the rise in the deep sea
Demonstrators, pilot programs and qualification efforts are paying off as thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) makers take orders for deep-sea oil and gas applications.

aerospace composites

MC­-21 airliner faces one-year delay due to U.S. sanctions
The Russian airliner schedule will reportedly be delayed until 2021 as U.S. sanctions have interrupted the supply of composite materials for the aircraft. 

JEC World composites show

JEC World 2019 Preview
The JEC World trade show and conference, the largest composites event in the world, will be held at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, March 12-14, 2019.

fiber-metal laminates, aerospace, aerospace composites

The markets: Aerospace (2019)
The world’s two largest aerospace manufacturers, once again, shared center stage as commercial aircraft stayed in the composites spotlight, expected to be increasingly heavy users of carbon fiber composites.

carbon fibre hypercar

Aston Martin and TenCate partner on Valkyrie hypercar
TenCate to supply advanced composite materials for a broad range of end-use applications throughout the car, including structural, cosmetic and high-temperature components.

Spirit AeroSystems joins TPRC as Tier-1 member
The TPRC’s membership base has grown to a community of 20 members focused on progressing the use of thermoplastic composites.

The International 14: High-tech but still accessible
Naval architect Paul Bieker and Henderson Boat Co. team take this venerable marine racing class to a more affordable performance/cost combination.

thermoplastic composites

TenCate celebrates assembly of thermoplastic composite consortium in Brazil
The SPIRIT consortium seeks to collaborate and develop a regional knowledge-base in thermoplastic composite technology for the next generation of aircraft.

Spirit AeroSystems

The first composite fuselage section for the first composite commercial jet
Spirit AeroSystems was an established aerospace supplier when it earned that distinction, winning the contract for the Boeing 787’s Section 41. Now its sights are set on the next generation of aircraft.

aquila drone

Drones: Composite UAVs take flight
First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.

Thermoplastic composites in aerospace – the future looks bright
The real impediment to use of thermoplastic composites in critical control surfaces is an education gap.

spread tow applications, carbon fiber tows

The spread of spread tow
Advancing from “lighter and thinner” to boosting strength, stiffness, impact resistance and productivity, spread tow unlocks new applications and markets.

Toray announces new out-of-autoclave CFRP technology
New fabrication technology for carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) enables both improved dimensional accuracy and energy savings.

What an acquisition tells us about our industry’s future
The aerospace composites supply chain is diligently assessing its ability to meet the needs of those who will build next-generation aircraft. 

Thermoplastic composites: Past the tipping point?
The manufacturing world watched a decade ago as automatically placed thermoset composite tapes replaced aluminum in commercial airframes and made composites a household word in markets around the world. Has the time come for thermoplastic composite tapes to make a similar impact?

Hexcel, Arkema forge thermoplastic composites alliance
Carbon fiber source Hexcel and thermoplastics supplier Arkema partnered in March to provide thermoplastic composite solutions targeted to commercial aircraft OEMs for next-gen aircraft.

JEC World 2018 crowded aisle.

JEC World 2018: The highlights
JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade show and did not disappoint this year.

Wind blade spar caps: Pultruded to perfection?
Introduced to the market about five years ago, pultruded, carbon fiber-reinforced spar caps, incorporated as the reinforcing member of wind turbine rotor blades, are a byproduct of the evolution and increasing technological sophistication of the global wind energy industry.

Product Categories of Toray Industries Inc.

Materials
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based