Hexcel Opens New Center of Research & Technology Excellence in Utah

March 22, 2023

Hexcel Corporation hosted public officials, customers and local contractors at its manufacturing site in West Valley City, Utah as the company held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on March 22 for its new Center of Research & Technology (R&T) Excellence, supporting next-generation developments in advanced composites technologies.

The 100,000-square-foot building is home to a state-of-the-art laboratory where company scientists and researchers collaborate with customers on the latest composite technology developments for aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications. With its completion, the facility is the company’s largest center for innovation and product development in North America and a showcase for the company’s advanced composites technology, providing space for future growth and expansion in the years ahead. The company expects to add up to 150 jobs at the center over the next 12 years.