06 May 2011
06 May 2011
Barrday Advanced Material Solutions is reorganizing the company into three separate operating divisions, focussing on the Protective products, Composite materials and renewable Energy markets.
As part if this, Lewcott Corporation will be changing its name to Barrday Composite Solutions. The headquarters for the Composite Solutions business unit will remain in Millbury Massachusetts. Michael Buck has been named president of the Composite Solutions business unit. Composite Solutions supplies high performance structural and interior materials for aircraft, marine and rail, ablatives, carbon/carbon, radomes, antennae, and a variety of industrial and commercial markets.
The new structure is designed to help the company focus more directly and efficiently on supporting its targeted customers needs. Michael Buckstein, Owner and CEO of Barrday, Inc. explains, The new organization is designed to ensure that our targeted industries and customers receive our undiluted attention and effort. It also helps us better integrate Lewcott Corporation and meet our diversification goals. Barrday has a suite of advanced materials and processing technologies from technical fabrics, to advanced prepregs and coatings, to innovative new core materials. We want to focus on those capabilities to help solve technical challenges within our three major targeted markets.
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