Maezio® composites for more robust designer luggage
TUPLUS, a Chinese high-end luggage brand, was searching for a material more durable than aluminum. Covestro supported them in developing a new suitcase using Maezio® thermoplastic composites, uniting premium design with better impact resistance and cost-efficient mass production.
“Covestro’s Maezio® composites have allowed us to take advantage of the superior strength and premium value of carbon fiber, to offer our customers enhanced protection and an entirely new travel experience.”
“We believe our Maezio® thermoplastic composite solutions will accelerate the adoption of carbon fiber composites in luggage thanks to their unique performance, combined with aesthetic and production advantages.”
High performance premium luggage with efficient production
- Stiff and robust: Maezio® outperforms aluminum in rigorous safety and performance testing.
- High-end optics: Unidirectional texture swaps the woven-fabric style for a premium metallic look.
- Cost-effective: Thermoplastic composites offer easy processing and a high production rate.