Composite Industry Luxembourg (CIL) is composed of the following national and international industrial companies:
Established in Luxembourg in 1991, Airtech Europe Sarl is a division of Airtech Advanced Materials Group, the largest manufacturer of vacuum bagging and composite tooling materials for prepreg/autoclave, resin infusion, and wet lay-up processes up to 426°C.
As a premier innovation company, DuPont discovers and delivers value-added specialized solutions that foster sustainable progress and enrich people’s everyday lives. DuPont’s new brand purpose – “To empower the world with the essential innovations to thrive” – builds upon a rich history of discovery and progress. Some examples of DuPont’s best-known product brands include Kevlar® fiber, Tyvek® high-performance materials, Sorona® renewably sourced fiber and Danisco® food ingredients, and the new DuPont portfolio includes Great Stuff™ insulating foam sealant.
e-xstream engineering is a software and engineering services company that is 100% focused on state-of-the-art multi-scale modeling of complex multi-phase composites materials and structures. e-Xstream develops Digimat, the award winning platform. Digimat is used by leading international manufacturers to model advanced composite materials needed to produce lighter, more energy-efficient cars and aircraft, thereby shortening development time and significantly reducing costs.
Glanzstoff Industries, an Indorama Ventures company, is a major manufacturer of technical yarns, cords and fabrics for the rubber and composite industries, leading in the production and processing of high-tenacity Rayon and Polyester filament yarns for technical applications.
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.
Guala Closures group is the world leader in the production of non-refillable, anti-counterfeiting and luxury closures for the wine and spirits markets. 14 billion of these closures are sold each year by the group, which is present in 28 countries across the 5 continents. Guala Closures is present in Luxembourg with its Senior Management and with the New Technology R&D center, based at the Technoport, Foetz.
MPG’s Molecular Plasma Technology enables permanent adhesion promotion for ‘difficult-to-bond’ materials by grafting enabling chemistry onto any surface. Our technology is scalable for in-line production and enables the treatment of sensitive substrates whilst maintaining maximum precursor functionality. We offer a full service ranging from application development to industrial equipment.
OCSiAl is the first company to develop breakthrough yet low-cost technology with unlimited scaling potential for the mass production of graphene nanotubes – an advanced additive that improves the properties of base materials (superior conductivity, high temperature resistance, strength and flexibility). Headquartered in Luxembourg, it is represented in the USA, Russia, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Israel and India.
VIRELUX Inspection Systems is an engineering company specialized in optical field metrology. Its proprietary scanner technology enables digital surface evaluation from 3D shape measurements to micro scale appearance defect analysis. The systems are especially adapted to large scale components with surfaces in “A” type classification, such as used in automotive, aeronautic, architectural or yacht building industry. VIRELUX Inspection Systems is a subsidiary of Reichert Technology Partners.
Luxinnovation is the National Innovation Agency of Luxembourg. It encourages and supports companies to innovate and to grow, whilst facilitating their collaboration with public research players. Luxinnovation offers a wide portfolio of services to companies and public research organisations in order to foster innovation, thus supporting the Government’s economic development objectives.