GRPMS, a member of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, has extended its agreement with Ashland Performance Materials (APM) to distribute their polyester, vinyl ester, acrylic and phenolic resins, premium gelcoats and low-profile additives to the Finnish composites market.
The agreement, which came into effect on October 1st, extends an existing partnership covering the distribution of products throughout the UK, Scandinavia and Estonia.
Stefan Osterwind, commercial director for Ashland Performance Materials, EMEA and India said; "We are pleased to continue to build on our successful partnership with GRPMS to deliver Ashland's industry leading technologies and services to composites manufacturers in Finland". He continues, "GRPMS is well established as a leading distributor serving the European composites market, and we are jointly committed to driving innovation in today's, and tomorrow's composites applications within the marine, building and construction, automotive and wind energy industries."
GRPMS, which has unrivalled experience in the sourcing and rapid distribution of products across the entire composite market, offers a JIT service through a combination of its experienced sales teams, a vast network of distribution centres and direct from its web shops, which can be found at www.tools4grp.com. As part of UCSM, GRPMS benefits from significant technical support capability, including the product development service provided by Umeco's UK Technology Centre.