31 May 2011
31 May 2011
Gurit has signed a significant parts supply contract for automotive body panels with an existing customer.
Based on this contract, Gurit will supply an existing customer with “Class A” advanced composite car body panels. The production uses Gurit’s patented SPRINT material technology among other technologies and processes.
The contract is worth some CHF 30 million at the minimum procurement volume agreed with the prestigious OEM will form part of a contract that will run from 2012 through to 2016.
Production will be located on the Isle of Wight (UK) at the existing Gurit facility, which will be expanded.
In co-operation with the customer’s design department, Gurit has also been awarded a supporting contract for aspects of composite design and development.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Dura Composites has expanded its Dura Deck range to include Dura Deck Resist, a co-extruded decking board with an innovative 360 degree outer angle which protects its core from the elements, as well as a new and improved Dura Deck Eco.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has partnered with Composites Australia to provide Australian civil and composite engineers with access to the latest knowledge on an innovative reinforcing solution to the costly corrosion of concrete infrastructure.