Joint Venture

In early 2007, SGL Group and Kümpers GmbH founded the SGL Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG joint venture for the production of high-performance materials from carbon, glass and aramid fibers for the composites industry. The SGL Group holds a 51 % majority share.

SGL Kümpers combines the advanced processing technologies of the F.A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG company in multiaxial fabrics and 2-D or 3-D braiding manufacture with SGL Group’s long-standing materials know-how and production experience in the field of carbon fiber-based prepregs, woven fabrics and composites.

By using innovative textile technologies such as braiding carbon fibers into preforms, SGL Kümpers works alongside its customers in developing new tailor-made products and processes.

Joint Venture Partner

About SGL Group – The Carbon Company

SGL Group – The Carbon Company is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of carbon-based products.

The company has in-depth materials, production, applications and engineering expertise, a comprehensive graphite and carbon fiber-based product portfolio, and an integrated value chain from carbon fibers to composites.

SGL Group operates close to its customers through a global sales network and state-of-the-art production sites in Europe, North America and Asia.

With this Broad Base, SGL Group offers Best Solutions to its customers with the help of its Company philosophy of SGL Excellence.

About F. A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG

The supreme quality of every product always has been – and still is – the best basis of a long-term partnership. For over 120 years now, F. A. Kümpers GmbH & Co. KG have therefore been using all their experience, passion and skills to produce high-performance textiles perfectly matched to the requirements of the market.