GRPMS Extends Supplier Agreement with Ashland Performance Materials
10/21/2010

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 gelcoat and low-profile additives to the Finnish composites market.

Online PR News – 21-October-2010 – – 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 gelcoat 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.”