Saint-Gobain takes over composite component manufacturer HyComp

Hycomp LLPSaint-Gobain’s Performance Plastics business has taken over HyComp LLC, a manufacturer of advanced proprietary components for the aerospace and industrial product.

HyComp, founded in 1986, operates from a single location in the Cleveland area and is a leading supplier of composite components made with proprietary carbon fibers and thermoplastic materials, used in applications such as actuation and electric systems on aircraft, as well as wear rings and air rotary valves for the canning and rolling mills markets.

Jean Angus, General Manager of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics’ Seals Division, said, “HyComp’s joining Saint-Gobain gives us the opportunity to broaden our portfolio of critical parts for high-temperature and long-life applications in aerospace and industrial applications. The HyComp management team’s years of experience will help us to continue to make a material difference for our customers. The operation’s design, engineering, and quality control processes, coupled with pioneering, advanced thermoplastic and thermoset manufacturing capabilities, have provided customers with unique, complex parts critical for demanding applications over the years. It’s a perfect fit for Saint-Gobain.”