Significance of Reinforcing of Existing Structures and Usage of Composites for This Purpose
Significance of Reinforcing of Existing Structures and Usage of Composites for This Purpose

There has been a remarkable increase in the number of people who believe that earthquakes pose a real threat to their lives due to the weak structure of their houses. Most of latter structures are now over 30 years old and in need of urgent structural remedial work.

 
Kordsa Acquires Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc in the US
Kordsa Acquires Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc in the US

Kordsa continues its organic growth with R&D and technology investments while seeking for inorganic growth opportunities in composite business globally. Recently, Kordsa announced the acquisition of Fabric Development Inc. (FDI) and Textile Products Inc. (TPI), which provide advanced composite materials to the commercial aviation industry, with an investment of USD 100 million. Kordsa sees this opportunity as a very important step towards reinforcing its composite market position in the US as well as becoming a strong player in the growing aviation industry supply chain.

 
The Increasing Need for Life Protection Products
The Increasing Need for Life Protection Products

The global market for ballistic protection is estimated to grow at above-average rates at a CAGR of around 5.5 percent from 2017 to 2020 and is forecast to be worth $11.2 billion by 2022.

 
Kordsa Commissions New Production Line Creating Added Value to
Kordsa Commissions New Production Line Creating Added Value to

Inaugurated in December 2017, Kordsa’s new production line of polypropylene monofilament fiber reinforcement, which is based in Kordsa's Izmit plant, became operational in June 2018. With this new investment in construction reinforcement technologies, Kordsa does not only increase its production capacity but also expands its product range.

 
Kordsa at Composites Europe 2017
Kordsa at Composites Europe 2017

Kordsa, participated in the Composites Europe 2017 fair held in Stuttgart, Germany between September 19–21 this year. Kordsa presented its efficiency solutions for the automotive and aviation industries, which are two of the most common areas of usage for composite materials.

 
Kordsa Presented its Composite Technologies That Lighten Vehicles at the Michelin Movin’On Conference
Kordsa Presented its Composite Technologies That Lighten Vehicles at the Michelin Movin’On Conference

Kordsa attended the Movin'On Conference in Montreal. At the conference, formerly known as Michelin Challenge Bibendum, held by Michelin for more than 20 years, Kordsa made a presentation that emphasizes the need to lighten vehicles for efficient and sustainable mobility. Kordsa’s presentation also covered the differences that they could make in mobility with their composite technologies developed through their open innovation approach.

 
Kordsa’s Composite Manufacturing Facility Certified for Quality and Risk Management in Aerospace and Defense Industry
Kordsa’s Composite Manufacturing Facility Certified for Quality and Risk Management in Aerospace and Defense Industry

Reinforcement technologies’ leader Kordsa’s manufacturing facility at Composite Technologies Center of Excellence, a technology hub inaugurated in cooperation with Sabancı University to bring industry and university together under the same roof, received BS EN ISO 9001:2015 ve EN 9100:2016 (AS9100D) certification, which is an international standard for quality and risk management in the aerospace and defense industry.

 
A Review of the Global Composites Market and Turkish Composites Market
A Review of the Global Composites Market and Turkish Composites Market

In 2016, the volume of the global composites market reached 10.8 million tons. The market volume, which was 10.4 million tons in 2015, is expected to reach 12.9 million tons by 2021. The average year on year volume growth rate throughout the period between 2016 and 2021 is expected to be roughly 4 percent. In 2016, the value of the global composites market hit $82 billion.

 
Kordsa and Sabancı University Hosted the Consulate General Officials from Different Countries
Kordsa and Sabancı University Hosted the Consulate General Officials from Different Countries

Together with Sabancı University, Kordsa hosted the Consulate General officials of the United States, Brazil, the Netherlands, Austria, Australia, France and Italy at the Composite Technologies Center of Excellence. 

 
Kordsa Redefines the Good Life with Arzu Kaprol at Sustainable Brands 2018 Istanbul.
Kordsa Redefines the Good Life with Arzu Kaprol at Sustainable Brands 2018 Istanbul.

Held on April 18-19 at Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, this year's theme of the Sustainable Brands was "Redefining the Good Life." Kordsa's Business and Market Development Director and Construction Business Leader Murat Oğuz Arcan participated as a panellist together with fashion designer Arzu Kaprol in a panel organized as part of Sustainable Brands 2018. The panel topic was "Designing the Future with Technology".

 
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About Kordsa

Established in 1973 as a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding, Kordsa is the leading manufacturer of industrial nylon and polyester yarn, tire cord fabric and single end cord. The success story started in İzmit-Turkey in 1973 with Sabancı Holding’s tire cord manufacturing plant investment.

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