3A Composites Core Materials: Press Releases

3A Composites Core Materials announces first carbon-neutral core material in the world: BALTEK SBC
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions captured by 3A Composites balsa plantations are significantly higher than the GHG emissions caused by the balsa core material production. As a...

3A Composites Core Materials wins two Sacha Awards
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA has won two Sacha Awards for innovative balsa research and responsible forestry management projects.

3A Composites expands its AIREX PET foam production capacities
Tuesday, July 09, 2019 Buoyant customer demand, new product launches, and penetration into new markets stand behind 3A Composites’ investment into increased production capacities of AIREX® PET core materials.

3A Composites Core Materials launches two innovative solutions to improve its BALTEK® balsa core total cost significantly
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 BALTEK® SealX reduces the resin uptake by more than 80% for rigid panels and 50% for flexible panels – confirmed by DNV-GL certificate. BALTEK® Adaptive ContourKore enables...

3A Composites Core Materials launches the reformulated AIREX T92 to further extend its sustainable credentials
Thursday, February 21, 2019 The reformulated AIREX T92 now contains recycled PET bottles as raw materials, which make the product even more sustainable. 3A Composites Core Materials confirms the reformulated...

Eric Gauthier appointed new CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3A Composites Core Materials has appointed Eric Gauthier, 50, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Roman Thomassin, who will leave the company on 30th November 2018.

Eric Gauthier appointed new CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3A Composites Core Materials has appointed Eric Gauthier, 50, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing Roman Thomassin, who will leave the company on 30th November 2018.

AIREX® T92 SealX – setting new standards in resin uptake and total cost control
Monday, April 30, 2018 AIREX® T92 SealX has been extensively tested and proven. T92 SealX is used in wind turbine blades, boats, automotive applications to name just a few.

AIREX® T92.100 SealX more cost effective for blade infusion than alternative PET foam cores confirmed by major wind OEM
Monday, April 30, 2018 Leading wind turbine OEM’s resin uptake analysis on a 6,500kg hybrid core blade shows AIREX SealX significantly reduces the cost and time vs. standard PET foam core.

3A Composites Core Materials develops new sandwich foam core targeted at weight sensitive, high-volume automotive applications
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 3A Composites Core Materials is developing a new structural AIREX® foam core platform targeted at lightweight, high-volume automotive applications that is capable of being processed...

3A Composites Core Materials wins United Nations Global Compact Award for Best Practices for Sustainable Development
Thursday, November 23, 2017 3A Composites Core Materials carbon footprint reduction and sustainability programs in its Ecuador operation have been awarded with the prestigious United Nations Global Compact Award...

3A Composites Core Materials receives two SACHA Acknowledgements for Responsible Forest Management and Responsible Wood Innovations
Thursday, November 02, 2017 3A Composites Core Materials sustainability efforts on securing buffer zones for permanent protection within its FSC®-certified balsa wood plantations and developing innovative...

3A Composites Core Materials responds to customer needs with further improved AIREX® T92.60 material properties
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 AIREX® T92.60 most important material properties – stiffness and strength in compression as well as shear – improved by 6% to 17%. AIREX® SealX, the resin-saving surface option,...

3A Composites Core Materials awarded a four-year contract extension as IBBI preferred core materials supplier
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 IBBI (Independent Boat Builders, Inc.) has awarded 3A Composites Core Materials a four-year contract extension as an IBBI preferred supplier to provide AIREX foams and BALTEK balsa...

3A Composites Core Materials wins Airbus qualification for its high-performance structural foam AIREX R82.80
Thursday, August 25, 2016 3A Composites has won qualification from Airbus for its AIREX® R82.80 rigid high performance core, which is well-suited for aerospace sandwich applications due to outstanding...

AIREX T10, the industrialised PET foam core, more cost-effective than alternative foam materials for wind turbine blades
Thursday, November 19, 2015 STRUCTeam’s 80m blade study shows AIREX T10 noticeably reduces the cost of wind turbine blades over PVC and with only a 2% weight addition.

3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA has won two Sacha Awards for innovative balsa research and responsible forestry management projects
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 3A Composites AIREXBALTEKBANOVA has won two Sacha Awards for innovative balsa research and responsible forestry management projects.

3A Composites closes acquisition of PNG Balsa
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3A Composites Core Materials (www.3accorematerials.com), part of Schweiter Technologies (SIX Swiss Exchange: SWTQ), announced today that it has successfully closed the acquisition of...

3A Composites acquires PNG Balsa
Thursday, October 30, 2014 3A Composites, a division of Schweiter Technologies, a company listed on the Swiss Stock exchange, has announced the acquisition of PNGB.


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