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Traded as NYSEHXL
Russell 1000 Component
Industry Chemicals
Founded 1948; 70 years ago (1948)
Headquarters Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Products Composite materials
Website hexcel.com

Hexcel Corporation (NYSEHXL) is a public company that produces advanced composite materials (engineering).[1] The company develops and manufactures structural materials including carbon fiber, specialty reinforcements, resins, honeycomb, adhesives, engineered honeycomb composite structures, and prepregs (and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials).[2] Hexcel is a company resulting from the combination of California Reinforced Plastics (founded 1946), Ciba Composites (acquired 1995) and Hercules Composites Products Division (acquired 1995).[3] The company sells its products in commercial, military and recreational markets for use in commercial and military aircraft, space launch vehicles and satellites, wind turbine blades, sports equipment and automotive products. Hexcel works with major companies including Airbus Group, The Boeing Company, and others.[4] Since 1980, the firm has publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HXL.[5] Hexcel is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, and has offices and manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Russia, and Africa.[6][7]


  • Carbon Fiber
  • Redux Adhesives
  • Honeycomb
  • HexMC molding composite[8]