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8th January 2018, Alpharetta, GA

Solvay and Boeing sign 777X agreement

Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced composites and adhesives in support of the 777X airplane production to supply a range of material technologies including out-of-autoclave structural carbon fibre epoxy prepreg, flame resistant interior phenolic prepreg, lightning strike protection surfacing film and structural bonding adhesive.

Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced composites and adhesives in support of the 777X airplane production to supply a range of material technologies including out-of-autoclave structural carbon fibre epoxy prepreg, flame resistant interior phenolic prepreg, lightning strike protection surfacing film and structural bonding adhesive. The materials will support applications across the entire 777X including the vertical and horizontal stabilizers, the nacelle, landing gear doors, wings and interior structures.

“Boeing is one of Solvay’s key strategic partners and the signature of this agreement demonstrates our ability to develop material solutions that meet Boeing’s technical, supply and cost challenges. Our teams look forward to continuing their collaboration with Boeing and to supporting the production of the 777X,” said Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay’s Composite Materials Global Business Unit.

Solvay’s new Global Business Unit Composite Materials is a global provider of technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions that enable its customers in the aerospace, automotive and other demanding industries to design, develop and efficiently manufacture high-quality, high-performance and complex composite structures.

Composite Materials has an extensive product portfolio, including prepregs, resin systems, adhesives and surfacing films, carbon fibre, textiles, tooling and vacuum bagging consumables. Solvay Composite Materials combines the former Cytec Aerospace Materials and Industrial Materials businesses.

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