7 May 2013

TenCate Advanced Composites signs Northern Composites for Eastern U.S. representation on new line of 3M™ tooling prepregs

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”.
TenCate Advanced Composites North America 
Morgan Hill (California), United States of America, Tuesday 7 May, 2013 
Download: 130507 Press release TenCate Advanced Composites Northern Composites as US representation for 3M tooling prepregs.pdf
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