May 28, 2015
TCA Announces Expanded Material Supply to Embraer
Toray Composites America (hereinafter referred to as “TCA”) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Embraer S.A. to expand its current contract to supply carbon fiber prepreg materials to include the Embraer E175 E2 program.
With the addition of the E175 E2 program, TCA will broaden its supply of advanced primary structure carbon fiber prepreg materials to Embraer products.
“Adding the E175 E2 program to our Embraer business positions us with a strong presence not only in their leading line of executive jets, but also in their commercial programs as well,” said Ryoichi Nakama, President of TCA. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with Embraer by working the right product and technology solutions to meet their program needs,” said Nakama.
“Working with Toray Composites America has been a rewarding experience that adds value to our products,” said Richard Sarzi, PhD, Composites Specialist for the E175 E2 Program [Embraer S.A.].
TCA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc. (headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President: Akihiro Nikkaku), located in Tacoma, WA and manufactures industry-leading carbon fiber prepreg materials for aerospace, automotive, industrial, and sporting goods applications.