20 June 2017
20 June 2017
Gurit has announced that it has renewed its distribution agreement with Maricell, an Italian producer of closed-cell PVC structural foam.
Under the terms of the agreement, Gurit will continue to distribute all Maricell PVC globally until 31 December 2020, with further extension options.
Under this arrangement Gurit reports that it benefits from a guaranteed volume of high-quality PVC, while Maricell can rely on a sales volume which Gurit has committed to distribute through its global network.
Gurit will continue to produce and distribute its existing core materials range Corecell, PVC, Balsaflex and Kerdyn PET globally.
Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) will install a sheet moulding compound (SMC) production line at its facility in Pouance, France, to support the need for its composite formulations in Europe.
Solvay has celebrated the groundbreaking of its Greenville, Texas, US, manufacturing footprint expansion that increases the site’s resin mixing capacity to meet the growing needs of commercial and military aerospace composite customers.
Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay have launched the research group IRG CosiMo: Composites for Sustainable Mobility, which will focus on the development of materials and process technologies to enable the high volume production of thermoplastic composites for the aerospace and automotive markets.