May 27, 2018 6:08 AM ET


Company Overview of Zoltek Companies Inc.

Company Overview

Zoltek Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets carbon fibers and technical fibers primarily in the United States, Europe, and Asia. It provides commercial carbon fibers that are used as reinforcement material in composites; and oxidized acrylic fibers and specialty carbon fibers used to manufacture aircraft brake pads, as well as for heat/fire barrier applications. The company sells its carbon fibers under the Panex trade name; and oxidized acrylic fibers under the Pyron trade name. It also provides water treatment and electrical services; and manufactures and markets filament winding and pultrusion equipment for the production of composite parts. The c...

3101 McKelvey Road

St. Louis, MO 63044

United States

Founded in 1975

1,183 Employees



Key Executives for Zoltek Companies Inc.

Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 75
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President
Age: 54
Executive Vice President of Wind Energy
Age: 61
Chief Technology Officer and Director
Age: 72
Vice President of Composite Intermediates Division
Age: 42
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Zoltek Companies Inc. Key Developments

Toray Industries Inc. to Boost Carbon Fiber Output in Mexican Plant of U.S. Subsidiary Zoltek Companies Inc

Toray Industries Inc. announced that it will invest about JPY 10 billion to double its annual carbon fiber production capacity in Mexico to more than 10,000 tons. Toray plans to increase the capacity of the Mexican plant of U.S. subsidiary Zoltek Companies Inc. Related production will start in late 2017. The additional production will mostly be for export to Asian markets, including India, with some output expected to be shipped to the United States.

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