Bombardier's CSeries aircraft is scheduled to enter service in 2013.
Bombardier's CSeries aircraft is scheduled to enter service in 2013.

Toho Tenax will be supplying a variety of carbon fibre types for both dry textile and prepreg use on the CSeries programme.

According to Toho Tenax, Bombardier Aerospace has the company's carbon fibre materials to support this aircraft programme because the latest Tenax® carbon fibre materials meet the aircraft’s advanced design requirements and support Bombardier’s newly developed manufacturing processes.

The Bombardier CSeries aircraft targets the 100- to 149-seat class and is scheduled to enter service in 2013. The aircraft features a composite wing.

Toho Tenax is the core company of the Teijin Group's carbon fibres business. The Toho Tenax Group is a leading carbon fibre manufacturer worldwide with an annual production capacity of 13 500 tons in Japan, Germany and USA. Toho Tenax Europe GmbH is an affiliate with production capacities for Tenax® carbon fibres. It is located in Germany and responsible for the European market.