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ITW SprayCore Expands Capacity

18 June 2004

ITW SprayCore, manufacturer of syntactic materials used in the construction of fibreglass boats and other laminate structures, is to move and expand its headquarters from Ohio to Florida.

""The move was made to increase the company's manufacturing capacity, expand its product line, and combine the superior technology of ITW SprayCore and Magnum Venus resin products under one brand,"" reported Bill Lauersdorf, general manager of ITW SprayCore.

The recent acquisition of the resin business from Magnum Venus Products in Clearwater, Florida bolstered the strength and positioning of ITW SprayCore. The Magnum Venus line of resins has been incorporated into ITW SprayCore's family of sprayable syntactics. The new expanded line of quality products, under the ITW SprayCore brand, offers customers more choices and flexibility, along with superior technical support and customer service.

""Increasing capacity and combining our technology gives our customers a broader range of solutions, including more environmentally friendly products to meet their production needs, while increasing manufacturing efficiencies and savings,"" said Lauersdorf.

The acquisition reinforces ITW SprayCore's commitment to continue developing low-styrene products that significantly reduce Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions. All SprayCore products are available in MACT compliant formulas, ranking significantly below the EPA's Maximum Achievable Control Technology standards.






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