Bodo Möller Chemie expands composite product range New distribution agreement with North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT)
With immediate effect, the specialty chemicals expert Bodo Möller Chemie France, subsidiary of the in Offenbach am Main/Germany headquartered Bodo Möller Chemie Group, will market and distribute the complete range of North Thin Ply Technology’s (NTPT) prepreg materials and engineered composite products in France, Spain and Benelux. NTPT’s products are used in a wide range of high-performance composite applications in the marine, motorsports, aerospace, sports and luxury goods sectors. The distribution agreement includes thin ply prepregs, conventional prepregs, multiaxial preforms, highly uniform carbon fibre tubes and machinable composite blocks. With the new products of NTPT Bodo Möller Chemie France is widening its composite portfolio to meet customers’ needs and to strengthen its position in this product sector. “Composite materials are getting more and more important for us. We like to offer our customers an attractive product range that is targeted to their needs. The high-quality prepregs of NTPT are an ideal complement to our product solutions in this segment,” says Lionel Breuilly, Managing Director of Bodo Möller Chemie France, about the new partnership with NTPT.
NTPT’s high-performance products
“We’ve seen strong demand for our products over the past two years and as a result we will put into place a number of initiatives during 2016 designed to cope with this demand and expand our business globally,” reports James Austin, CEO of NTPT. “With its expertise in our target markets Bodo Mӧller is the ideal partner to support this growth strategy.” As one of the world leaders in lightweight prepreg materials NTPT designs and manufactures lightweight prepreg materials, including thin ply prepreg tapes in weights down to 15 g/m2, conventional prepregs of 100-300 g/m2, and multiaxial preforms. Headquartered in Penthalaz, Switzerland, with manufacturing facilities in Poland, the company also produces highly uniform carbon fibre tubes, machinable composite blocks, thin ply honeycomb core material, and automated tape laying (ATL) equipment.
With more than 40 years of experience in distribution of specialty chemicals and adhesives the Bodo Möller Chemie Group (www.bm-chemie.de, www.bm-chemie.com) is the leading partner for well-known global companies like DOW Automotive Systems, HB Fuller, BASF, Huntsman Advanced Materials and Huntsman Textile Effects. The product portfolio of the company includes powerful adhesives and adhesive systems, additives for plastics, coatings, rubber products, textiles, lubricants, composite materials and other specialty chemicals. Through targeted consulting and local service Bodo Möller Chemie Group offers customers in Europe, Africa and Asia the most suitable solution for their individual requirement.