Carbon Fibre Sales and Marketing Consultant
Anthony J. (Tony) Roberts has more than 50 years’ experience in the carbon fiber and advanced composites industries. From the 1970s to the 1990s, he was with Courtaulds Grafil (Coventry, U.K.), developing applications for carbon fiber in the aerospace, industrial and sporting goods sectors in Europe, Japan and Southeast Asia. He subsequently moved to Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd., working in the U.S. as sales and marketing director for subsidiary companies Grafil Inc. and Newport Adhesives and Composites Inc. From 2005 to 2009, Roberts has served the industry as an independent consultant, working with a range of advanced materials and applications specializing in carbon fiber. He has prepared individual client studies and in 2006 produced a world carbon fiber marketing report. He completed a strategic carbon fiber market evaluation: “The Carbon Fibre Industry Worldwide 2008 - 2014,” which focused on then current markets and future supply and demand. Until this past year, he held strategic business development positions at Blue Star, Hyosung and Dow Aksa. Now, he is consulting again for companies in Asia, Europe and North America.
📅 Tuesday, Nov.17 @ 12:30 pm EST
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