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Duer High Performance Composites Opens in South Carolina, US

21 August 2012

Tauri and Chris Duer are opening DUER High Performance Composites; a composite manufacturing company devoted to building the most technologically advanced composite components.

The Duers, both noted and experienced engineers, are excited to bring this progressive industry to South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Chris Duer is described as an expert in the composites industry and is known for being behind many of the world’s most influential and innovative composite builds. His extensive experience has been critical to projects such as the mainmast of the US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, CVN77, and Volvo Ocean Race Yachts for PUMA Ocean Racing.

DUER High Perfomance Composites says it focuses on projects using these same innovative, cutting-edge processes and the most advanced materials. The company utilises resin infusion, out of autoclave prepreg, and resin film infusion to fabricate components to the highest standards. DUER specialises in using superior materials including carbon fibre, S-glass, Innegra, aramids, Nomex and aluminium honeycomb cores.