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The DTM announces Bcomp as technical partner

The DTM opens the technical regulations to enable a material shift from carbon fibre towards natural fibre on further applications and partner with Bcomp on mandatory parts for the 2020 season.

Shortlisted for Umweltpreis der Wirtschaft

Bcomp is proud to be shortlisted for the Umweltpreis der Wirtschaft 2020.

G3 – SLAYr freeride ski

The G3 ski SLAYr is the first freeride ski with the new bCores™ technology – the lightest and most efficient custom-made core on the market

EAV last mile delivery vehicle

Sustainable and smart mobility solution designed with full natural fibre bodywork in ampliTex™ and powerRibs™. Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) has developed a lightweight eCargo bike made of renewable materials to reduce CO2 footprint and vibrations.  

Greenboats Flax27

Greenboats Flax 27 with its classic lines is demonstrating the possibilities of ampliTex™ technical flax fabrics for sustainable boat building.

Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label

ampliTex™ and powerRibs™ sustainable lightweighting technologies become part of Solar Impulse’s #1000solutions.

Natural fibre reinforced satellite panel

Together with the European Space Agency (ESA), Bcomp Ltd has developed the first natural fibre reinforced satellite panel. The aim to make space exploration cleaner and safer, thanks to the unique versatility of Bcomp’s award-winning sustainable lightweighting technologies. The panel is a JEC Innovation Awards 2020 finalist in the Aerospace category.

Ritsumasyl record-breaking bio-composite bridge

Near Ritsumasyl in the Friesland province of the Netherlands, a record-breaking bio-composite bridge has been inaugurated early 2020. It is the first of its kind, part of the public road network and 66 metres long, 4 metres wide, and created to carry primarily cyclists but also the occasional car safely across the Van Harinxma channel. […]

Natural fibre composites give Optimum Motorsports’ Aston Martin Vantage GT4 its advantage

Successful Aston Martin Customer Racing Team, Optimum Motorsports, relies on Bcomp’s ampliTex™ and powerRibs™ solution.

Porsche Motorsport innovates with series production of bio-based composites

Porsche Motorsport demonstrates the possibilities of series production of natural fibre parts in motorsports and is nominated for a JEC Innovation Award in the Sustainability category. The project was realised together with associated partners Bcomp, Four Motors and the Fraunhofer-Anwendungszentrum HOFZET.

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Aug 18, 2020

McLaren Racing is pioneering sustainable lightweighting in F1

We are extremely proud and excited to collaborate with McLaren Racing on pioneering the use of #sustainablelightweighting in Formula 1.   “Not only does this solution provide equivalent performance to carbon fibre, it represents another step forward in our evolving sustainability programme, while underlining our commitment to helping F1 turn its ambitious sustainability strategy into action.” – Andreas Seidl, Team Principal McLaren F1.   And the best about this, it is just the beginning: Read the full article on McLaren Racing's page

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Aug 14, 2020

Kang – Sustainable Ski Poles Made to Perform and Last

The Kang Flax Moose – to be launched this October – won the ISPO Gold Award 2020 in the Ski Alpine Poles category. The poles are designed, developed and assembled in Sweden and make use of sustainably smart materials.

Aug 05, 2020

Bcomp on regional TV La Télé

Regional TV channel La Télé visited us in our offices in Fribourg to film for an episode of their summer series "C'est l'été quand même".