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Aerospace & Defense Industries

New Japanese carbon fibers set to shave aircraft part costs

Toray and Teijin to unveil most advanced composites at Paris air show

Boeing says its technologists are applying AI to machines used in the assembly process for fuselage sections of its 787 aircraft.   © Reuters

PARIS -- Japan's Toray Industries and Teijin each have developed new carbon fiber materials that are expected to slash production costs for aircraft parts by up to half.

Both companies plan to unveil their products at the International Paris Air Show, which opens Monday.

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