Cygnet Texkimp has appointed Gareth Davies and Volker Koehler as international sales managers.

The company says that this is part of its strategy to grow recognition in the global technical fiber market for its creels, prepreg, coating, slitting, filament winding and automation and handling technologies.

Gareth Davies joins from the thermoplastics division of specialist chemicals group COIM, having previously spent five years at Composites Evolution. He has over 26 years’ experience in commercial sales, specialising in materials engineering and technical solution development for the international polymers and composites markets. At Cygnet Texkimp, he will focus on developing the company’s interests globally.

Volker Koehler, new international sales manager of Cygnet Texkimp Volker Koehler in Germany, has an extensive career in technical sales for capital equipment and large-scale projects, according to the company. For the past seven years he has worked in the carbon fiber industry with experience in the aerospace, automotive and industrial markets.

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