Hexcel Receives Sustainability Award from Airbus Defence and Space

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) announced that Airbus Defence and Space has recognized the company wPicture of Patrice Buisson and Doninique Arnalith its annual Sustainability Award, presented today at the Global Supplier Conference in Munich, Germany.

Each year, Airbus Defence and Space recognizes a few suppliers that have achieved excellence in sustainability through initiatives that support its business. The award granted to Hexcel recognizes a partnership announced in 2021 with Fairmat to recycle carbon fiber prepreg composite cutoffs from Hexcel European operations and its customers. The cutoffs are reused in manufacturing composite panels sold into commercial markets.

Thierry Merlot, President, Aerospace – Europe, MEA/AP & Industrial at Hexcel, said “We are delighted to receive this award that recognizes a key collaboration and important milestone in our path to achieve our sustainability targets. From lightweight composites that help lower emissions to improving our processes to reduce our impact on the environment, Hexcel is relentless in our pursuit of innovations that, in collaboration with customers, will lead to a more sustainable future.”


Pictured are Patrice Buisson, Hexcel Vice President - Aerospace Sales for Europe, MEA and Asia Pacific; and Dominique Arnal, Airbus Space & Defence Chief Procurement Officer

About Hexcel

Hexcel Corporation is a global leader in advanced lightweight composites technology. We propel the future of flight, energy generation, transportation, and recreation through excellence in providing innovative high-performance material solutions that are lighter, stronger and tougher, helping to create a better world for us all. Our broad and unrivaled product range includes carbon fiber, specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, honeycomb, resins, engineered core and composite structures for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications.


Kaye Veazey | Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communications | kaye.veazey@hexcel.com