A new joint venture between Samsung and carbon fiber specialist SGL Group suggests that the company may be looking at the hi-tech material as an alternative to its traditional plastic handsets and tablets.

The cooperation is expected to provide a stable long-term supply of carbon fiber materials for Samsung and promote its use in various Samsung products and applications such as consumer electronics, medical devices and engineering applications. Carbon fiber materials from SGL Group will be preferred by the Joint Venture …¬† expand full story