30 August 2016
30 August 2016
The Swiss-based, custom specialty resin manufacturer Gremolith has expanded its activities in cooperation with Dr Michael Effing (AMAC) into the entire European market.
As of 1 September 2016, Effing will support and advise Gremolith with its new business development activities. The aim of this cooperation is the development of new markets for the innovative specialty resin manufacturer. Gremolith has experience for over 75 years in manufacturing of customised casting, polyester and phenolic resins for composite applications. The company's aim is to further develop and strengthen its European business activities and strategic position in the industrial sectors relining, marine, rail, transportation, offshore, building and infrastructure.
Leonhard Grämiger, CEO of Gremolith AG, “We are very much looking forward to working with Dr Effing and to benefit from his long-term industry experience in composite resins with multinationals such as DSM, DuPont, Owens Corning or Johns Manville. We believe that this cooperation will show good results as we develop our European presence as a niche specialty player.”
Effing, CEO of AMAC confirms, “I am very pleased to support and advise Gremolith in the demanding composites sector. I am convinced that with its high production flexibility, made to order in maximum 4 days providing very short delivery times, the innovative Gremolith will serve a select niche for high-performance products. Tolling for large manufacturers completes Gremolith’s offer.”
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