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Toray Group to Showcase Applications of Advanced Composite Materials at SAMPE Conference and Exhibition in Seattle

3 April 2023

Morgan Hill, California (April 3, 2023) — The Toray Group, a global leader in innovative technologies and advancements in high-performance materials, is pleased to announce it is exhibiting at SAMPE 2023 on April 18 and 19 at the Seattle Convention Center Summit in Seattle, Washington. Toray will showcase applications of its TORAYCA™ carbon fiber and thermoset prepreg materials, Cetex®, and CFRT® thermoplastic composite materials used in the aerospace and defense, automotive, sports and recreation, and industrial markets.

The annual event provides a forum for industry partners to learn about new and innovative materials in the composites industry. The company invites show attendees to the Toray booth J7 to consult with technology experts on the ideal solution for their composite material challenges, such as those contributing to weight reduction; decreased fuel consumption; and improved strength, safety, and comfort in various industries. Booth samples to be displayed include a main rotor blade made with TORAYCA™ T1100/2510 unidirectional and plain weave prepreg to increase strength and minimize corrosion, a stow bin latch cover tailored with Toray Cetex® TC1000 for lightweighting and wear resistance, and a medical knee brace component made of CFRT® TL-6000, the strongest, stiffest composite sheet material offered in the orthopedic field.  

In addition to the exhibit, DeWayne Howell from Toray Advanced Composites will co-present with Matt Giaraffa, CTO and Chief Engineer of Revved Industries, on the technical session Mountain Bike Frame Innovations Using Thermoplastic Composites on Wednesday, April 19th.

Participating Toray Companies:

Toray Composite Materials America, Inc.

Developer, manufacturer and supplier of polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fibers and carbon fiber prepreg.

Toray Advanced Composites

Developer, manufacturer and supplier of thermoset and thermoplastic-based materials, including prepregs in fabric, unidirectional tape, bulk-molded compounds and reinforced thermoplastic laminate formats.

Toray Performance Materials Corporation

Manufacturer of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite sheet material and component parts.

About Toray

Toray is a leading global company in innovative technologies and advanced materials. Since its foundation in 1926, the Company has contributed to society through the creation of new value and addressed global challenges by delivering high value-added products including fibers and textiles, resins and films, and carbon fiber composite materials. It operates in 29 countries and regions with about 48,000 employees worldwide.


Laura Sordello

Marketing Manager, USA

Toray Advanced Composites

t  +1 408-465-8602 

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