Per the letter, Sojitz is reaching out to several of their clients about Vartega's ability to address their recycling needs and incorporate recycled carbon fiber into aircraft interiors. Sojitz will continue to advocate for Vartega's recycling technology in Asia and abroad.
Sojitz's letter of support can be found here: SOJITZ LETTER OF SUPPORT
About Sojitz Aerospace America Corporation
Sojitz Aerospace America Corporation is the Sojitz Group’s global trading company specialized for Aerospace and owned by Sojitz Aerospace Corporation(Japan) and Sojitz Corporation of America(USA). For more information visit : www.sojitz-aero.com/e/
About Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling
Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling LLC is a recycler of advanced materials – specifically strong and lightweight carbon fiber – used in the aerospace, automotive, wind energy, and sporting goods industries. Founded in July 2014, Vartega has developed patent pending recycling technology to address the 15,000 metric tons of carbon fiber waste that is being landfilled and incinerated every year. Vartega’s technology uses a low energy chemistry-based process to free carbon fiber filaments for use in carbon fiber nonwoven fabrics, yarns, thermoplastic pellets, and 3D printing filaments. Materials utilizing Vartega’s low-cost recycled carbon fiber can be used to lightweight automobiles resulting in improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. For more information, visit www.vartega.com.