Safran and Toray Sign Implementation Agreement for Supply of Higher Performance Carbon Fiber Composites

Safran and Toray Industries, Inc. announced that they have validated the terms of an implementation agreement for the supply of higher performance carbon fiber composites.

This agreement embodies the mutual commitment of both companies to support the growing aerospace market and to meet the increasing challenges on new generation engine requirements.

Safran Vice President, Materials Purchasing, Thierry Viguier states, “Following the long-term agreement established a year ago, this implementation agreement is the concretization of the second key step to take full and direct benefits of Toray’s capability to develop high-performance composite materials. This first implementation agreement signature is certainly a first step to a wider portfolio of products.”

Toray Senior Vice President, General Manager of Torayca and Composites Division Yasuo Suga says, “This implementation agreement is the result of a strong partnership between Safran and Toray. With a clear focus on innovation and added-value solutions, our companies’ strategies are perfectly aligned, and we are convinced that our collaboration will further develop in the future.”