Cytec Engineered Materials and the Lockheed Martin. (Joint Ventures).
Cytec Engineered Materials and the Lockheed Martin-led F-35 Joint
Strike Fighter (JSF) team have signed a multiyear agreement for the
exclusive supply of advanced composite materials. Under terms of this
partnership, Cytec will provide the entire JSF team--which includes
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and BAE Systems, plus their
contractors--with a variety of epoxy and bismaleimide prepreg product
forms; and will develop new products for the program's engineering
manufacturing development (EMD) and production phases. Prepreg materials
will be manufactured at Cytec's Greenville, Tex., and Anaheim,
Calif., plants; to support the material requirements of the
European-based JSF partners, Cytec is qualifying its Wrexham, Wales,
U.K., manufacturing facility.