31 May 2011
31 May 2011
Following increase in demand from the Chinese market, DIAB has completed phase four of their Kunshan manufacturing facility, doubling its capacity in China.
DIAB Chief Executive Officer, Anders Paulsson, and Chairman of the DIAB board, Stig Karlsson, inaugurated the new manufacturing & sales company’s facilities and celebrated together with local officials, customers and staff. Anders Paulsson commented on the importance of DIAB presence and expansion in China: “China is one of our most important markets and by expanding our capacity we can follow the tremendous development and growth that China is experiencing. The DIAB set up in China, with a local sales company as well as expanded manufacturing capacity, enables us to improve our services to not only the increasing demand within wind and renewable energy but also larger development projects in infrastructure, transportation and aerospace”
The DIAB facilities in Kunshan supplies the full range of DIAB high performing core materials, kits and a full range of finishing as well as the DIAB range of services.
In other news, DIAB have received DNV certificates for their Divinycell Matrix 11-9 and improved Divinycell Matrix 7-7. Both Matrix 7-7 & 11-9 are available in all DIAB’s finishing options as well as kits.
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