July 2018

46 47 CHOMARAT, NA CELEBRATING 120 YEARS OF INNOVATION C homarat (pronounced Sho-mah- rah) is an independent indus- trial group, and leader in the world of composite materials and technical textiles. Its three business units, Composites Reinforcements, Con- struction Reinforcements, and Coatings & Films–Textiles, comprise an international organizational structure with locations in France,Tunisia, the United States, and China. AT A GLANCE CHOMARAT NA WHAT: North American division of global composite materials group WHERE: Anderson, South Carolina WEBSITE: www.chomaratna.com Chomarat offers a high level of technical ex- pertise in the automotive, aeronautics, sports, energy, marine and construction industries, the luxury goods market, plus an innovative carbon reinforcement for wind energy. Recently, Business View Magazine spoke with Brian Laufenberg, President of Chomarat NA, about the U.S. division of this highly-successful, fourth-generation com-