11 August 2005
11 August 2005
Resin Systems Inc. has received an order for approximately $26 million USD of its RStandard modular composite utility poles from an established European Union energy producer.
RS will be supplying RStandard utility poles of heights between 32 meters (105 feet) and 41 meters (135 feet) that will be installed in an electric power grid of the EU energy producer. RS will commence delivery of the order upon satisfactory completion of independent testing of the RStandard poles for the customer. The independent testing is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2005 and RS anticipates that all contract deliveries will be completed by the end of 2007.
""We are proud to have been chosen to address the upgrade requirements of an important energy provider's existing electrical power grid,"" said Greg Pendura, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resin Systems Inc. ""Our RStandard utility poles will improve the capabilities of the existing infrastructure and will support the increased capacity being developed in that region.""
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