The Hexcel Corporation has been recognised by Airbus Defence and Space with its annual Sustainability Award, presented yesterday at the Global Supplier Conference in Munich, Germany.
Each year, Airbus Defence and Space recognises a few suppliers that have achieved excellence in sustainability through initiatives that support its business. The award granted to Hexcel acknowledges a partnership announced in 2021 with Fairmat to recycle carbon fibre prepreg composite cut-offs from Hexcel European operations and its customers. The cut-offs are reused in manufacturing composite panels sold into commercial markets.
Thierry Merlot, president, Aerospace – Europe, MEA/AP & Industrial at Hexcel, said: “We are delighted to receive this award that recognises a key collaboration and important milestone in our path to achieve our sustainability targets. From lightweight composites that help lower emissions to improving our processes to reduce our impact on the environment, Hexcel is relentless in our pursuit of innovations that, in collaboration with customers, will lead to a more sustainable future.”