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Armacell appoints Composite Essential Materials distributor for PET foam cores in US

News International-French

12 Jan 2017

To support its ambitious growth strategy in the North American market, Armacell Benelux, announces the appointment of Composite Essential Materials as distributor of its PET foam core product portfolio.

Armacell appoints Composite Essential Materials distributor for PET foam cores in US

“Our new global PET core production setup, with a 3rd PET foam extrusion line in our Canadian plant to be operational Q1/2017, will form the basis for the continuation of the successful business with our American wind turbine customers and open the door for new markets and applications identified in the marine, transportation as well as the infrastructure and automotive industry where composites are increasingly used“, says Henri Chapelle, General Manager Sales & Marketing.

“The cooperation represents a great opportunity for us to more rapidly penetrate these new applications and we see Composite Essential Materials as one of the key partners to support our growth strategy in the North American business”, he adds. 

"We are extremely excited about our supply partnership with Armacell, and the perfect fit they are in our strategy to hand pick the best quality products in the world to provide to our Marine, Transportation, and Building and Construction customers", explains Nick Dan, CEO Composite Essential Materials.

"Our capabilities of converting sheet goods into infusion grade materials, providing CnC kits for stream lining manufacturing, and producing large thermally fused  FRP panels , now with the high value add of Armacell PET cores, makes us much more relevant in the industry of composites with our customers", Dan adds.

The distribution agreement covers Armacell’s complete range of PET foams, structural foam boards (PET Core) and thin flexible sheets (PET Foil), both 100% made of recycled PET and thus unique foam core materials in the composite industry.