Cytec in composite collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover


Cytec Industries Inc. (Woodland Park, NJ) has entered into a strategic collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover, the scope of which includes developing designs, materials and manufacturing concepts for the cost-effective use of composites materials for automotive structures.

"We are excited about this opportunity to develop composite materials for high-volume serial automotive vehicles and are pleased to partner in this initiative with Jaguar Land Rover, which is known for its excellence in technological and design innovations," said Shane Fleming, Cytec chairman, president and CEO. "There are substantial growth opportunities in the automotive market, including demonstrated demand for cost-effective, composite materials suitable for high-volume production. The use of carbon fiber-based structural composites will play an instrumental role in reducing vehicle weight and greatly lowering CO2 emissions and fuel consumption."

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