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Sustainability Focus: Flax Fibres

A clear growing demand for flax based composite solutions across all sectors. SHD are actively engaging with the whole supply chain to offer cost effective, tailored solutions.

Supply chain

  • Engagement from seed to farm to processing of fibres

  • Optimizing properties for composites

  • Long term ambition to localise supply where possible to reduce CO2 footprint

Alternative fabrics

  • Balancing performance vs aesthetic vs cost

  • Increasing material options and availability

  • Characterisation data at SHD


  • Combining with high performance fibres

  • Tailored architectures to suit applications

  • Maximising sustainability and performance

Sector development

  • Developing new applications across multiple sectors from:

  • Motorsport to automotive

  • Infrastructure to marine

  • Sporting goods up to aerospace

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