The platform will support the development of thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials using press moulding technologies. The platform is expected to be fully installed and commissioned in Boucherville during the first quarter of 2015.

Pinette P.E.I. adds that its composite manufacturing platform is highly flexible by design and capable of serving a wide range of research projects for a variety of industries. In the automotive and land transportation sectors, the company has a record of supplying composite forming systems for both research and high volume production of components. The company also offers carbon fibre forming machinery technology for the aeronautic sector.