Portuguese invest millions in carbon fiber frame factory


Portuguese invest millions in carbon fiber frame factory

The Carbon Team factory has an annual capacity of 25,000 units. – Photos Carbon Team


CAMPIA, Portugal - To serve the need for carbon fiber products in Europe a group of investors have founded ‘Carbon Team’ in Portugal. After the success of Triangle’s aluminum frame production founded by Rodi, Miranda and Ciclo Fapril, these 3 Portuguese companies joined forces with Bike Ahead composites (Germany) and Art Collection (Taiwan) to bring mass production of carbon fiber frames to Europe.


Our business plan is to develop and industrialize carbon fiber parts

Carbon Team sees a growing interest for its project now the European bike manufacturers feel the need secure their supply chain for the assembly lines in Europe. The initial investment for the Carbon Team frame project was 8.4 million euros. The construction of the 9,000 square meter factory started already in the 4th quarter of 2019 and was completed at the end of last year. The facility is locatie in Campia, Vouzela on an hour drive from Porto international airport and nearby the heart of the country’s bicycle industry in Portugal Bike Value.