21 April 2009
21 April 2009
General Plastics Manufacturing Company has appointed 4 new companies as exclusive authorized distributors for its Last-A-Foam products in specific U.S. and Canadian territories.
Rudolph Bros will offer modeling and tooling foams to customers in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and parts of western New York and Pennsylvania
Polymeres Technologies will offer modeling and tooling foams to customers in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Polymeres Technologies will also soon be able to support Canadian customers with needs for aircraft-specification-grade composite-core from General Plastics.
Fiberlay will offer modeling and tooling materials and composite-core to customers in Alaska and Hawaii. Fiberlay is also tasked with additional market-specific responsibilities in the states of Oregon and Washington, primarily in marine and tub/shower FRP industries, recreational vehicle manufacture, wind energy, and athletic goods production.
Stephenson Pattern Supply will offer the full-range of General Plastics modeling and tooling materials to customers in Oregon and Washington, tasked with its own specific market responsibilities in support of aircraft/aerospace manufacturing, pattern-making, and composite-tooling materials.
Sharp & Tappin has installed and commissioned a Compcut 200 composite plate saw at Renault Sport Racing in Enstone, Oxfordshire, UK.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
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.