22 October 2010
22 October 2010
GRPMS has extended its agreement with Ashland Performance Materials (APM) to distribute their polyester, vinyl ester, acrylic and phenolic resins, gelcoats and low-profile additives to the Finnish composites market.
The agreement, which came into effect on October 1st, extends an existing partnership covering the distribution of products throughout the UK, Scandinavia and Estonia.
Stefan Osterwind, commercial director for Ashland Performance Materials, EMEA and India said; We are pleased to continue to build on our successful partnership with GRPMS to deliver Ashlands industry leading technologies and services to composites manufacturers in Finland. He continues, GRPMS is well established as a leading distributor serving the European composites market, and we are jointly committed to driving innovation in todays, and tomorrows composites applications within the marine, building and construction, automotive and wind energy industries.
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