Secure supply, stable prices, light weight, low environmental footprint and certified sustainability.
In 2016, the cultivation area of industrial hemp in Europe covered more than 33,000 ha, three times as much as in 2011. Hemp areas grow along with the demand for fibres and seeds. Hemp fibres are among the strongest and most sustainable natural fibres in the world. They are mainly used in biocomposites for the automotive industry, as insulation material and for light-weight paper. Almost all European automobile companies already use hemp fibres to reinforce interior automotive parts. Leading hemp processors from the Netherlands, France and Romania present twelve reasons why you should consider using European hemp fibres for automotive applications. The main reasons are:
One of the most important reasons is secure supply. The possession of farmland guarantees a long-term secure supply for automotive customers. HempFlax owns the hemp cultivation areas in the Netherlands and Romania, Cavac and…