Bcomp, announces the successful closing of Series A financing round completed early June 2017. Bcomp raised a total amount of CHF 3 million. The financing round was subscribed by existing as well as new shareholders. The funds will be used to finance the business-growth in the mobility sector, focusing on motorsports, automotive interior and aerospace industries.
In parallel to several long-term development projects with partners in the Automotive and Aerospace industries, Bcomp has recently announced its long-term partnership with the Tesla-based Electric GT World Series. Bcomp powerRibs™ technology provides a unique performance-per-weight
ratio and will be used in the race car’s body parts. Marrying the outstanding properties of flax fibers with an innovative preform design, the powerRibs™ technology allows weight savings of up to 40 % in single skin composite shell applications. Simultaneously, material cost and ecological footprint are significantly reduced. The same technology is used in automotive interior parts, allowing for significant light-weighting and integrating unique design options in a one-step production method.