Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), along with its parent company Teijin, received the 2019 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Innovation Award, Body Exterior Category, as well as the overall Grand Award, for the carbon fiber pickup box used in the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali CarbonPro edition. The awards were presented on November 6 at the 49th Annual SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Gala in Livonia, Michigan.The carbon fiber pickup box, branded CarbonPro by the customer, is the industry’s first commercial application of the material Sereebo, a proprietary, carbon fiber nylon thermoplastic material that is fully recyclable. The CarbonPro box delivers best-in-class dent, scratch and corrosion resistance, while saving 62 pounds over a steel box. In addition, the advanced manufacturing techniques used to mold Sereebo into the CarbonPro box are the first mass production technologies developed for carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics suitable for high-volume programs.For identifying growth opportunities in the global Carbon Fiber Market, please visithttp://www.lucintel.com/carbon_fiber_market_2021.aspx
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