Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label

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

We are thrilled that our sustainable lightweighting solution for automotive interior panels was awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label. Our solution enables automotive interior panels to be up to 40% lighter while drastically reducing the use of plastic, thanks to our proprietary ampliTex™ and powerRibs™ natural fibre reinforcements.


About the label

Through the Solar Impulse Foundation, Bertrand Piccard has launched the challenge to select 1000 solutions that can protect the environment in a profitable way. The goal is to present them to decision-makers and fast-track their implementation in order to address environmental challenges while enabling economic growth.

It is one of the first Labels for positive impact businesses, and brings protection of nature and financial viability together. Solutions applying to the label must go through a neutral and certified methodology. The strict assessment process is conducted by a pool of independent experts.


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Recent posts


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


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".