Hexcel is the largest producer of carbon fiber; the worlds largest weaver of structural fabrics. They are the leading global producer of fibreglass electronic materials; the number one producer of composite materials such as honeycomb, prepregs, film adhesives and sandwich panels; and a leading manufacturer of composite parts and structures.
Hexcel today offers a breadth and depth of products and services that is unmatched in the industry. They now manufacture at their facilities worldwide, the full spectrum of advanced material solutions- this includes everything from structural fiber and reinforcement fabrics to pre-impregnated materials (or "prepregs") and honeycomb core to finished aircraft structures and interiors.
Hexcel's research and technology function supports our businesses worldwide with a highly developed expertise in materials science, textiles, process engineering and polymer chemistry. R&T also performs contract research for customers in the US and Europe. Worldwide investment in R&T is coordinated by a committee of managers from each of Hexcel's businesses.