SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers Expansion

Washington State Department of CommerceMoses Lake’s SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers, which makes the materials used in BMW’s electric cars, will expand production.  The firm plans to add two new productions lines at a cost of $100 million.

“The SGL project aligns perfectly with Washington economic development comprehensive plan,” says Brian Bonlender.  “It is an ideal example of the cutting-edge industries that we must compete for in order to secure our state’s long-term prosperity in the global innovation economy.”  Bonlender is Director of the Washington State Department of Commerce, a WCTA Gold Member.

Source:  Puget Sound Business Journal, November 22-28, 2013.