Bcomp enables upcycling of ocean plastic for automotive interior parts in Volvo Cars recycled plastics demonstrator vehicle
As Volvo Cars release the recycled plastics demonstrator XC60 vehicle, Bcomp’s natural fibre reinforcement technology powerRibs™ is combined with ocean plastic to form a novel composite material. This enables the use of ocean plastic in semi-structural automotive interior parts, and simultaneously cuts up to 50% weight compared to standard parts.
40% lighter automotive interior parts with powerRibs® natural fibre reinforcement in unique 1-step process Lightweighting is essential for a mobility sector adapting to both regulatory pressure and customer demands.
Bcomp, announces the successful closing of Series A financing round completed early June 2017. Bcomp raised a total amount of CHF 3 million.The financing round was subscribed by existing as well as new shareholders. The funds will be used to finance the business-growth in the mobility sector, focusing on motorsports, automotive interior and aerospace industries.
Famous female US car racer and environmental activist Leilani Münter, the revolutionary Tesla-based Electric GT World Series, and global natural fibre composite leader Bcomp Ltd., have decided to join forces to foster sustainable mobility for the future. Furthermore, Bcomp is proud to announce that Leilani will be an ambassador for the young Swiss company and its innovative products.
The founder of Blackbird Guitars - Joe shares his thoughts on music, travel, sustainability and the future of natural composites.
On Friday – 10th of June, Bcomp got the most aspired prize at Swiss Economic Awards ceremony as the best High-tech/Biotech company of the year 2016.
Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot presents its new flax composite watch series at the prestigious watch fair Baselworld in Basel. The case and dial of the new Big Bang Tutti Frutti Linen collection are made by high quality Swiss flax composite material co-developed by Hublot and Bcomp.
The annual largest sport show ISPO was packed with Bcomp products and also this year two of our customers won Gold awards with their products - LMS & Lonely Mountain Skis.
2015 has been an important year for Bcomp. With the official launch of the new generation of powerRibs in March, Bcomp has formally entered the race to introduce flax fibres as a high performance bio-based alternative in automotive components.
The innovative bio-composite submarine hull of the human powered underwater vehicle is reinforced with the ampliTex UD non crimp fabrics
Visit Bcomp stand at Composites Europe in Stuttgart on 22-24 September 2015. You'll find us in hall 5 booth # F20K at Composites Europe in Messe, Stuttgart.
Bcomp has collaborated with several academic partners to develop novel thermoplastic-flax prepregs. A bicycle saddle sheet was produced with a brand new coPOM-ampliTex preform.
The latest in innovative technologies from Bcomp sees a range of natural fibre fabrics launched for the construction of surfboards, and other boards designed for water sports.
The new developments and Bcomp products will be presented at the JEC AMERICAS Composites Show and Techtextile North America which will be held in Houston, Texas.
The e-gnition team of students from the Technical University of Hamburg in Germany with the egn14-model won the "clean Mobility Award" within the Eco Design Category, while using Bcomp materials.
Bcomp was ranked as the best upcoming company within the sector "renewable energy" and became a National Champion representing Switzerland in the 2014/15 European Business Awards.
Products made out of Bcomp natural fibre materials, especially ampliTex and powerRibs, are conquering the worlds markets with new applications.
Nearly 20 ski brands using Bcomp's technologies into their participated in ISPO awards. DPS and Earlybird each won gold in categories like offpiste and touring skis. Using respectively bCores and ampliTex.
Bcomp participated at the annual JEC event, where it presented new developments of the powerRibs technology and new product applications
JEC Europe is the worldwide largest composites show and Bcomp will be on place with a fresh booth in Hall 7.2 Booth D82.
The Candide Thovex superlight series ski models with bCores are being highly praised. Now in its second year, the Faction x Candide Thovex collaboration continues.
VE Paddles presented a performing paddle made of natural fibre composites, VE Paddles came out with a 100% flax-reinforced blade mounted on a standard fibreglass-reinforced shaft.
California based Blackbird Guitars introduces the world's first natural fibre composites concert-level ukulele - named Clara - made from Bcomp's ampliTex® fabrics.
Bcomp receives the "Swiss Excellence Stiftung" for the powerRibs technology.
The new HPC hockey stick from Composites Busch, made with Bcomp materials (flax braids) is now available on the market.
Bcomp was mandated by the Swiss Space Office to develop novel lightweight composite structures for space applications.
ETH Project is to design and build the world´s fastest human powered vehicle CIEO by using Bcomp natural fibre materials.
LINEN INCREDIBLE! Flax in the City provides an opportunity to discover the linen of our European countryside in an urban setting in Paris and Florence.
cYrille Boinay from Bcomp was presenting the powerRibs and bCores technologies during EIHA conference.
For the first time the benefits of natural fibers have been utilized to create a twintip kiteboard with Bcomp sustainable natural fibre materials.
Bcomp natural fibre skis feature ISPO 2013 with such brands as WHITEDOT, MOVEMENT, JONES SNOWBOARD, SKYLOTEC, DUPRAZ, FACTION.
BioMobile is built with a brand new body frame concept made of bio-composites enabled by ampliTex® and powerRibs from Bcomp Ltd.