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Sigmatex invests further in Ultralight weight technology

Runcorn UK: Following on from the recent investments in new technology, Sigmatex are pleased to announce the commencement of a dedicated Ultralight weight production faciltiy, at its Rochdale, UK site. With the purchase of a number of dedicated tape weaving looms, the facility will provide significant additional capacity and capability to further enhance the company’s suite of ultralight weight composite solutions.

Ian Marchant, Sigmatex’s General Manager, comments that the facility, supported by the Textiles Growth Programme under the Regional Growth Fund, will enable Sigmatex to continue to support the ever increasing demand from its customers within these light weight segments. This fund was set up by industry and the Greater Manchester Combined Authorities, including Rochdale Council.