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3A Composites Expands its Airex PET Foam Production Capacities

09 December 2014

Buoyant customer demand, new product launches, and penetration into new markets stand behind 3A Composites’ investment into increased production capacities of Airex PET core materials.

According to 3A Composites, while the capacity utilisation has already been very high, the company is now expanding its Airex PET foam production capacities even more in order to keep pace with the growth of customer demand as well as to ensure sufficient capacities for the future. It says the consistently high quality, the ease of use, and the unparalleled cost/performance ratio that have led more and more customers to opt for this recyclable and recycled foam core material, causing a volume growth well above that of the general market.

3A Composites explains that the recently announced new product platform Airex GEN2 is expected to further accelerate growth and penetration of PET in the core material market, as the innovative industrial product design of GEN2 specifically targets high volume applications with their superior performance, quality and cost requirements.

“We observe an ongoing substitution of other core materials with PET foams. Moreover, the introduction of GEN2 is bound to accelerate this process and so it was a logical step to scale up our capacities”, says Roman Thomassin, CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials.

With this move the company confirms its strategy of investing in high quality and sustainable products based on highly automatised and fully quality-controlled production processes.