25 July 2008
25 July 2008
Reichhold has appointed an Azelis company, Brøste UK, as its distribution partner to serve the UK market (with the exception of sales in Northern Ireland).
Reichhold customers for polyester, vinyl ester, gel coat and bonding paste products come from a number of market sectors including wind energy, building and construction, marine, transportation and kitchen and bath manufacturing.
Regional Sales Manager Maarten van den Ouden said, “We maintain that our quality brands should be supported by quality service. Through this new partnership our customers will gain the benefit of a dedicated and technically experienced team from the Azelis Composites International Business with many years of application experience in this highly specialised area.
We expect to continue to meet our customers´ needs and exceed their expectations.” Gianni Ostelli, Azelis Composites International Business Director, added, “It reaffirms for Azelis the value of having a specialist focus in this highly technical application area. We look forward to providing excellent customer service and to growing the business for Reichhold.”
Sharp & Tappin has installed and commissioned a Compcut 200 composite plate saw at Renault Sport Racing in Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK.
Applications for composites in the sports and leisure sector will be showcased by various exhibitors at Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November.
Electric GT Holdings and SPV Racing recently unveiled the race-ready version of the EPCS V2.3 Tesla P100DL at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The car features lightweight body parts made using Bcomp's ampliTex and powerRibs natural fibre composite reinforcement products, contributing to a 500 kg weight reduction over the road edition.