03 October 2002
03 October 2002
GRP resin supplier Scott Bader has opened new premises to the west of Barcelona. The new Company, Scott Bader Iberica, s.l. started trading at the beginning of September.
The decision to create its own company is part of Scott Bader's continued expansion across Europe. Bjorn Neidert, Divisional Director of Scott Bader Europe said 'We already have extensive manufacturing facilities across Europe to guarantee a secure product supply line. With some business already established in Spain, a direct Scott Bader sales and technical presence in Spain will allow us to grow our business even further by providing a higher level of customer service and technical support.'
Under the leadership of General Manager, Lluis Subirana Scott Bader Iberica will be dedicated to serving the needs of the Spanish market from Andalucia to Levante and from Catalonia to Galicia. Lluis Subirana has more than 10 years experience of the Spanish GRP market. Subirana said 'This is excellent news for Spain. Spain is Europe's largest polyester resin market and Scott Bader are world leaders in GRP. Now we can bring that expertise to Spain. We offer a comprehensive range of Crystic products. Of particular interest to Spain will be fire retardant products for the transport industry, Crestomer structural adhesives and vinyl esters for the marine market and solid surface resins for decorative castings'. In 2001 the company opened a multi-million euro state-of-the-art technical centre at its headquarters in the UK. The premises include Europe's only full-scale closed mould training facility.
Scigrip has expanded its agreement with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to include France and the French territories in Northern Africa, with immediate effect.
Following its strategy to address composites end-use industries specifically, JEC Group is organising The Future of Composites in Transportation, a two-day event taking place on 27-28 June in Chicago.
Dilutec has launched the Colorgel FR LE gel-coat, which complies with the UL 94 (V-0) plastics flammability standard and is characterised by the low emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).