Plasan In The News

Robert Willig Joins Plasan Carbon Composites as President and CEO

WIXOM (Detroit), Mich. – Plasan Carbon Composites (PCC), a leading supplier of carbon fiber-reinforced composite components for the transportation market, today announced that Robert “Bob” Willig has joined the company as president and CEO, replacing James Staargaard, who has stepped down but will continue to advise the board on strategic matters. Willig has a proven […]

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Lifelong Learning Across the State of Michigan

Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is a useful resource for businesses across the state of Michigan and around the globe. ISD offers a full portfolio of professional development courses, specializing in lean, Six Sigma, leadership, and engineering across an array of sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, and service. View Full Press Release Here

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Plasan Carbon Composites Success Story

See how The Right Place assisted Plasan Carbon Composites as they made the decision the locate their new production facility in West Michigan. This expansion brought 822 new job and $47.05M in new investment to the region.

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Plasan prepares for growth in West Michigan as automotive demand for carbon fiber grows

Plasan Carbon Composites Inc. manufactures carbon fiber automotive components at its 198,000-square-foot production facility in Walker, Mich. The company, which also has a customer development center in Wixom, supplies various body panels and components for platforms such as the Chevrolet Corvette, pictured, and Dodge Viper. In recent years, Plasan has scaled up its production in […]

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Plasan Demos Rapid-Cure Composites Manufacturing for Automotive

Working with partners Globe Machine Manufacturing and Weber Manufacturing, Plasan has developed a 17-minute, non-autoclave manufacturing process for the production of carbon fiber composite structures with Class A surfaces for automotive applications. Posted on: 8/1/2011 Source: CompositesWorld Carbon fiber-reinforced plastics (CFRP) are, pound for pound, the lightest, strongest material of construction, and are ideal for […]

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GM is First Automaker to Use Class A CFRP Parts From New Pressure-Press Technology

Source: High-Performance Composites, March 2013 pgs. 42-45 Composites World On Jan. 14, General Motors Co. (GM, Detroit, Mich.) introduced its 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray reboot at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, Detroit, Mich.). Returning to the iconic Stingray name badge for the first time since it was retired in 1976, the new baseline […]

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Finalists named for SPE’s 2012 auto innovation awards

By Rhoda Miel STAFF REPORTER Published: October 9, 2012 6:00 am ET DETROIT (Oct. 9, 1:10 p.m. ET) — The Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Division has named the finalists for its 2012 Automotive Innovation Awards. Winners will be named during a dinner and evening awards ceremony Nov. 7 in Livonia, Mich. SPE honors winners […]

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Plasan’s Lownsdale to receive SPE Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Lownsdale, chief technology office at Plasan Carbon Composites, has been named the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award winner by the Automotive Div. of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and will be honored in November. Posted on: 7/2/2012 The Automotive Div. of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE, Troy, Mich., USA) announced on June 30 […]

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