composites fiber for strength, acoustics, lightweight and thermal performance
a U-turn in environmental sustainable fiber technology
Ucomposites is European market leader in recycled glass fibers. We are proud that our fibers are used by the largest OEM’s and end up in vehicles around the world such as VW, Audi, Daimler Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ford, Peugeot, Land Rover, Jaguar, Citroën and Tesla
Meet Diogo Martins
Diogo is Commercial Manager with Ucomposites Unipessoal, Lda for Southern Europe and is based In Portugal. Diogo has been a cornerstone in Ucomposites’ establishment of Ucomposites’ manufacturing plant just outside Porto in Portugal.
Ucomposites Life Cycle Analysis show that 1 ton of recycled glass fiber affects the environment by about 60 kg Co2 vs. virgin manufactured glass fiber affects the environment by 1,9 tons Co2. The power usage is 60 kWh for 1 ton of recycled glass fiber vs. 8.055 kWh for manufacturing of 1 ton of virgin glass fiber.
Ucomposites is certified ISO 9001:2015 and supply the tier 1 and 2 suppliers with obligations to fulfill the IAFT 16949 and VDA 6.1.
Ford F-Series sold more than 640,000 trucks in 2022, making it America’s best-selling truck for 46 consecutive years and America’s best-selling vehicle for 41 years. Every 49 seconds a F-Series is sold on average and in January 2023 Ford celebrated 40 mio. sold F-150’s.
The Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Morten Bødskov visited Ucomposites’ plant at Bogø, Denmark on August 15th, 2023.
Ucomposites have opened its doors to a brand-new manufacturing facility in Porto and is ready to supply existing and new customers in Southern Europe with environmentally sustainable chopped glass fibers.
Some words from our CEO
For many companies’ dissatisfied employees is a severe threat to the company. It leads to decision anxiety and conservatism. However, the most dissatisfied employees can challenge the conventional thinking, innovate and maybe even revolutionizing.
Innovation is driven by dissatisfaction. By Jakob Grymer Tholstrup, M.Sc. (Econ)