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Harper awarded $90 million in contracts for carbon fiber production plants

March 05, 2018
Source: ASM International

Harper International, Buffalo, N.Y., announces that it has been selected by prominent international firms for $90 million in major contracts to supply production-scale carbon fiber processing plants. The multiple contracts include the industry’s most productive and efficient oxidation ovens, LT & HT carbonization furnaces, seamlessly integrated energy recovery, and process-exhaust-gas cleaning systems.

The companies selected Harper for their major investments after being pleased with previous installations in which Harper’s unparalleled expertise was highlighted through state-of-the-art system performance and product uniformity. These new contracts for production-scale carbon fiber lines will enable them to produce fiber with optimized product quality and maximum efficiency.

Harper looks forward to continuing the relationship with the clients by providing enhanced designs and engineering capabilities to achieve more productive operations.

“We are very pleased these clients have selected Harper to expand their production of carbon fiber,” commented Chuck Miller, President of Harper International Corp. “The trust they have placed in our team and technology is a great honor and responsibility. These projects represent milestones in our strategy focused upon implementing solutions to achieve the most efficient, productive, and uniform oxidation and carbonization systems with prominent fiber manufacturers worldwide.”  

Subject Classifications

Materials Processing and Treatment | Heat Treating

Nonmetallic Engineering Materials | Natural Materials

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