“Kuala Lumpur is an ideal location for a Hexcel sales office in South East Asia, at the centre of the region and with easy access to all nearby countries including regular flights to Australia and New Zealand," explains Jobst Queckboerner, newly appointed Sales Manager for South East Asia Pacific. "Important Hexcel customers including CTRM and ACM are located close by. Moreover with the award to Hexcel of the primary structures prepreg contract for the Airbus A350 XWB programme, we expect to see growth in our aerospace business in the region.”

Hexcel also has sales, technical support and customer service facilities in Shanghai, China; Yokohama, Japan; Bangalore, India; Seoul, Korea; and Melbourne, Australia.

Hexcel Corporation is a USA headquartered manufacturer of carbon fibres, reinforcements for composites, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, for commercial aerospace, space and defence and industrial applications.