Strategic investment in Greenboats

Combining expertise and innovation: the Depestele group has acquired a minority stake in Greenboats, a pioneer in sustainable composite solutions. This decision not only strengthens the existing collaboration, but firmly place the company as a forerunner in building the technology and infrastructure needed to make natural fiber composites a viable option to meet the industry’s growing demand for durable, lightweight components.

Greenboats has unrivalled expertise in the development and manufacture of natural-fiber composite structures. Our own values are reflected in their commitment to innovation. This investment underlines our confidence in their development potential and our shared vision of redefining sustainable composite applications worldwide.

Jan Paul Schirmer, Managing Director of Greenboats, commented: “We are at a key moment in the evolution of Natural Fiber Composites as a new product category. Our customers believe in our technology, but demand a more reliable and scalable supply chain. Our partnership with Depestele group is based on mutual respect and a shared vision. Their investment is a strong sign of confidence in what we can achieve together. We couldn’t have wished for a more appropriate partner.”

This partnership reaffirms both companies commitment to a sustainable future in the composites industry.