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Meridian Expands into SMC Compound Sales Market

  • Tuesday, 8th May 2007
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Meridian Automotive Systems has launched a sales and marketing initiative to supply raw sheet moulding compound (SMC) to other moulders in the thermoset composites industry.

Meridian’s Grabill, Indiana single-purpose SMC compounding facility, constructed in 2003, produces polyester, vinyl ester and blended resin compounds reinforced with glass fibre, glass cloth or carbon fibre. Meridian’ says that its SMC formulations and technical service capabilities have been honed to perfection for use in its own extensive SMC moulding operations, which predominantly focus on transportation-related applications.

Richard E. Newsted, Meridian’s President and CEO, said, “”This expansion is part of the business growth initiative of our composites group into the consumer and industrial market. We have added dedicated resources to support our new customers in the SMC compound market, and we intend to provide high quality, competitive products and services to these customers.””

Meridian Automotive Systems is currently a supplier front and rear end modules, exterior thermoplastics and composites, lighting and interior systems to automobile and truck manufacturers.


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