TenCate Advanced Composites Signs Northern Composites For Eastern U.S. Representation On New Line Of 3M™ Tooling Prepregs
Morgan Hill, Calif. — May 7, 2013 — TenCate Advanced Composites North America announces that
Northern Composites, Hampton (New Hampshire), USA, will serve as an eastern U.S. representative for
TenCate regarding tooling prepregs and materials. As reported last year, TenCate and 3M have joined
forces to market and support 3M's line of tooling prepregs featuring 3M's patented matrix resin
technology. This 3M innovation utilizes nanosilicas to create a more durable, robust and
dimensionally accurate tool for the fabrication of composite parts.
Northern Composites will have responsibility for supporting customers in the Eastern half of the United States of America. Joe Johnson, Tooling Product Manager at TenCate Advanced Composites comments: "TenCate is very pleased to be working with Northern Composites. They have hands on experience building composite tools with customers, and offer a complete line of materials from adhesives to mold releases to consumables. Northern Composites has a long and successful track record of offering world class service and technical support."
Dick Hewett, Sales Manager of Northern Composites, states: "This opportunity combines the strengths of TenCate Advanced Composites and Northern Composites from a customer support perspective while offering leading edge new technology from 3M for the growing composite tooling market".
Posted May 7, 2013
Source: TenCate Advanced Composites