Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
This Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2011 and the information incorporated by reference herein contain forward-looking statements, which are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties. See "—Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements." General Development of Business Zoltek Companies, Inc. is an applied technology and advanced materials company. Our mission is to lead the commercialization of carbon fiber through our development of a price-competitive, high-performance reinforcement for composites used in a broad range of commercial products which we sell under the Panex® trade name. In addition to manufacturing carbon fiber, we produce an intermediate product, a stabilized and oxidized acrylic fiber used in flame- and heat-resistant applications which we sell under the Pyron® trade name. We were founded in 1988 and incorporated in Missouri. ... More ...