Toray invests in Plasan Carbon Composites to accelerate adoption of auto CFRPs

Toray Industries recently announced that it has invested in tier-1 automotive carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) part supplier Plasan Carbon Composites, acquiring 20% of the company (see the report "Stronger, Lighter, Faster…Cheaper? How Innovation Will Affect Carbon Fiber’s Cost and Market I...

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