Metyx to Distribute 3B Continuous Filament Mat in Turkey

31 January 2009

Metyx Composites will be the exclusive distributor in Turkey for its fibreglass specialty product, Advantex Continuous Filament Mat.

Metyx Composites is a high performance multiaxial reinforcement and RTM fabric manufacturer as well as a distributor of composites related products in Turkey. The company also offers extensive consulting services and composite products distribution, which uniquely position it as a provider of complete solutions in composites. Metyx Composites serves customers across various industries including automotive, marine, wind energy and construction.

3B’s Advantex Continuous Filament Mat is used for pultrusion and for closed-mould applications in the wind energy, marine, and automotive industries. Advantex has been formulated to be a boron-free E-glass, which 3B say gives a beneficial ecological profile and delivers significantly improved corrosion resistance properties over standard E-glass. In accordance with ASTM D578 and ISO 2078, Advantex is both an E-CR glass and an E-glass.

3B Fibreglass Market Manager for the Middle East, Onur Tokgoz, explains, “3B Advantex is definitely a groundbreaking product, and our competitive advantage with it is multiplied by our ability to supply it to customers quickly. Proximity to the marketplace has always been one of our core strengths. With Metyx Composites as our distributor in Turkey, customers will not only have easy access to our specialty product, but they will also enjoy fast, reliable service. Furthermore, in this rapidly growing region, we will work together with Metyx Composites to open doors to new applications and bring innovative solutions to the marketplace with our specialty product, Advantex Continuous Filament Mat.”

“We are excited about our new relationship with 3B as well as the prospects of evolving the market. This is an excellent product to add to our growing portfolio of composites related distribution product offerings. It helps us to provide the total solutions package that has become our trademark,” commented Tunc Serif Ustunel, Sales Director, Metyx Composites.

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