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20th May 2016, Boras

TeXtreme strengthens its US sales team with appointment of Lori Herren

Lori Herren has been recruited as Sales Manager for Aerospace in North America.Oxeon, a market leader in Spread Tow carbon fibre reinforcements with products sold under the TeXtreme brand name, has recruited Lori Herren as Sales Manager for Aerospace in North America, further strengthening its US sales team.

TeXtreme has over ten years of experience manufacturing and testing real-world applications of Spread Tow reinforcements in various market sectors such as aerospace, industrial and sporting goods.

According to the company, flexible production capabilities, as well as access to the largest global supply of Spread Tow fabrics, is said to allow for rapid delivery of tailor-made fabrics to customers, and thus reduced time-to-market for their products.

Lori Herren

Lori has over 30 years of experience in the composites industry, where she has thrived in various engineering and business development roles focused mainly on the Aerospace market.

She holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from California State University, Chico. Her previous positions include 15 years as a Product and Process Development Engineer at Hexcel Composites; 12 years in Sales and Business Development roles at Bellcomb, Argosy, Adsali Technology US; and three years as VP of Manufacturing at Aerospace Composite Products.

“We are delighted to have secured the services of an experienced person such as Lori. She brings the combination of technical and sales skills necessary for the large-scale projects that we are undertaking in working as a partner in composite development,” said Henrik Blycker, CEO of Oxeon, the maker of TeXtreme.

Full-service offerings

The full-service offerings of TeXtreme Technology include calculation and simulation; lay-up optimization; tailored reinforcements; manufacturing support; and marketing support. This, the company reports, sets TeXtreme apart in its ability to support the development of composite products from start to finish.

On average, products using TeXtreme are said to benefit from a 20% reduction in weight, compared to other carbon fibre materials on the market, without sacrificing strength or rigidity.


TeXtreme Spread Tow reinforcements are suitable for making ultra-light composites. TeXtreme Technology is flexible and tow-size independent, which enables the development of optimized reinforcement solutions tailor-made for specific application needs.

The utilization of TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics and carbon UD tapes by manufacturers of advanced aerospace, industrial and sports products confirms that 20-30% lighter composite parts can be produced with improved mechanical properties and superior surface smoothness, the manufacturer reports.

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