Hanwha L&C Alabama is made up of three different locations. One location is a manufacturing facility in Opelika, Alabama about 2 hours southwest of Atlanta, GA. This facility manufactures automotive products made of Glass Fiber Mat Reinforced Thermoplastics (GMT) and Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) Foam. The second location is a manufacturing facility in Shelby, North Carolina which is located 1 hours west of Charlotte, NC. This facility manufactures automotive raw materials made of Glass Fiber Mat Reinforced Thermoplastics (GMT). The third location is a sales and development office located in Detroit. This location will focus mainly on the sales of GMT applications.
Hanwha L&C Alabama is a subsidiary of Hanwha, a large Korean company averaging over $25 Billion in annual revenue.
Currently our EPP components are energy absorbers, tool cases and various spacers. Currently our GMT components are rear bumper beams, knee bolsters, and underbody shields. Potential products include load floors, seat back rests, seat cushion panels, battery trays, and spare tire wells. Our GMT material maintains consistent mechanical properties derived from our patented manufacturing process.