Gurit announces a multi-year frame supply agreement for core materials with the American Boatbuilders Association
Gurit Holding AG
May 30, 2013
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|Gurit a leading global manufacturer and supplier of composite materials, engineering, tooling, parts and systems announces a multi-year frame supply agreement for core materials with the American Boatbuilders Association (ABA).|
|Gurit (USA) Inc. (Bristol, Rhode Island) a subsidiary of Gurit Group, is proud to announce that the American Boatbuilders Association (ABA) has selected Gurit (USA) Inc. as a Preferred Supplier of Choice for the supply of G-PET™, PVCell™, and Corecell™ SAN structural foam cores. Structural cores are a key materials category in boat building.
The ABA is one of America’s leading buying groups for independent boat builders. “ABA is pleased to reach an agreement with Gurit (USA) as the Preferred Supplier of Choice for this wide range of core materials. We’ve chosen Gurit (USA) because they offer high quality products, excellent technical support, and valuable engineering resources. We look forward to enhancing our relationship with Gurit in the future.” says Jay Patton, President, ABA.
Gurit is a technical leader in the development and manufacture of structural core materials. Cores in a sandwich construction are specified by boat designers and naval architects to increase stiffness and reduce the weight of a composite structure. “Gurit has a comprehensive range of core materials to fit any specification or manufacturing process. Our materials can be offered in sheet form and with a variety of cut patterns and finishes. We welcome this agreement with ABA to offer them tailored products to fit their members’ needs and processing choices,” says Lance Hill, Regional Sales Director Americas Gurit Composite Materials.