01 November 2016
01 November 2016
Stephen Gill, Chairman and CEO of The Gill Corporation, was pleased to participate at a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newest building adjacent to the existing seven building campus.
The new building offers 140,000 sq. feet of manufacturing, shipping, receiving and office space to accommodate its significant growth. The Gill Corporation explains that this represents the largest expansion in its history. The Gill Corporation is celebrating its 71st anniversary this year and was founded on 11 September 1945.
The Gill Corporation claims it is one of the world's largest manufacturers of honeycomb, high performance floor panels, cargo compartment liners and original equipment for passenger and freighter aircraft. It says it also excels in many other types of reinforced plastics including interior sandwich panels for creating structures such as aircraft galleys and bulkheads.
The Gill Corporation explains that, along with its subsidiaries; Alcore Inc, Alcore Brigantine, Castle Industries, and The Gill Corporation Europe Ltd; it is vertically integrated to offer advanced composite material solutions for the 21st century. The Gill Corporation is headquartered in El Monte, California, US.
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Frog Legs, of Ottumwa, Iowa, US, partnered with PlastiComp when it switched from machined aluminium to a carbon fibre composite for a new generation of its wheelchair caster wheels.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain's self-lubricating deva.tex 552 Marine composite bearing material has been certified by ship and offshore classification society DNV GL.