15 December 2015
15 December 2015
Laird Plastics has been selected as the distributor for Piper Plastics’ KyronMAX S-6230 machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) plate in North America.
“We are partnering with Laird Plastics to reach new customers for our KyronMAX carbon composite PEI plate, which is the strongest, stiffest, stock shape available for machining today,” said Bruce White, Corporate Vice President, Piper Plastics. “Having Laird as a distributor will help ensure that customers receive cost-effective and efficient access to our product and technical expertise. Laird has an excellent reputation as one of the largest and best distributors in North America. The nine Laird locations that will carry the initial inventory of the plate have a solid technical background and good experience selling high performance polymer shapes for machining.” The initial sizes of the plate will be 3/8” x 6” x 12”, 1/2” x 6” x 12”, and 1/4” x 6” x 12”.
“We appreciate Piper Plastics’ confidence in selecting us as their distribution partner for KyronMAX PEI plate,” said Roger Plizga, Regional Executive, Laird Plastics. “It will strengthen our already extensive line of sheet, rod, tube, and film and provide our customers with a new set of material choices.”
Piper Plastics says it maintains an engineering expertise and will continue to focus on providing technical solutions through technical support to Laird Plastics and by offering mould design and finished injection moulded KyronMAX parts.
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