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The airline industry is converting to planes and technologies that conserve energy and are more eco-friendly, and fiberglass is an ideal solution. The weight-to-strength ratio, impact and corrosion resistance, and non-flammable properties of fiberglass make it suitable for reinforcing aircraft laminates, luggage bins and other composite structures in the aerospace industry. Newer commercial aircrafts, such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner, use lightweight coposites, while older planes are replacing traditional materials with lighter fiberglass composites. 


  • Luggage bins
  • Interior paneling and flooring
  • Structural parts
  • Fuel tanks
  • Helicopter blades
  • Cargo liners

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Nippon Electric Glass (NEG, Head Office: Japan) has acquired PPG’s glass fiber business in Europe and USA. The business is now referred to as Electric Glass Fiber America (USA), Electric Glass Fiber UK (UK), and Electric Glass Fiber NL (The Netherlands), part of NEG. The products and technical information contained in this ppgfiberglass.com website are still valid, and will soon be transitioned to the website of NEG.