Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) is a leading advanced composites company with more than 6,000 people working at locations around the globe and 2015 revenues of $1.861 billion. Hexcel manufactures an unrivaled range of composite materials and engineered products such as carbon fibers and reinforcement fabrics that are converted into prepreg, plus adhesives, honeycomb materials and more.

Some of our products are made exclusively for aerospace, wind energy or industrial applications. We also produce solutions for transport, sports equipment, alternative energy, and machine tooling.

Hexcel has had a forward thinking approach throughout its history that includes more than 60 years of providing superior industrial materials. From Roger Steele’s post-war laboratory in the basement of a suburban home, to the production of the lunar struts of the Apollo 11 lunar landing module, Hexcel has been synonymous with innovation.

Hexcel was ready when the defense aerospace industry needed strong lightweight materials in 1946, and our company still is at the cutting edge delivering innovative composite solutions to our customers. Hexcel has also been an innovator in aviation engine manufacturing and materials for wind turbine blades.

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