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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

The amazing Greenboats Flax 27 daysailer is built with Bcomp’s ampliTex™ solution. This natural beauty not only attracts attention through beautiful shapes but also through the extensive use of sustainable materials. ampliTex™ also increases the vibration damping.

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

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.

Gillet Vertigo for Pikes Peak

A supercar with natural fibre bodywork for Vanina Ickx.

powerRibs™ helps Volvo Cars use ocean plastic in automotive interior parts

The ALTER by Dab Motors

A one-of-a-kind custom machine with extraordinary bodywork made from ampliTex™.

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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".

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Jul 20, 2020

Volta Zero made with Bcomp’s ampliTex™ and powerRibs™

With the Volta Zero, Volta Trucks initiates the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne vehicle, designed for inner-city freight deliveries. Going far beyond just tailpipe emissions, Volta Trucks has adopted a holistic and comprehensive approach to sustainability. 

Jul 13, 2020

Melker of Sweden Kayaks

Bcomp is happy and proud to be collaborating with the innovative and inspiring team of Melker of Sweden. Their full range of kayaks uses ampliTex™ technical fabrics to reinforce the hull and make it lighter, while at the same time significantly lowering the environmental impact during production and the life-cycle of the kayaks.