Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials and R3 Form Alliance

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, Inc. (MCAM) (experts in design, engineering, manufacturing and commercializing carbon-reinforced composites) is proud to announce the newly formed strategic alliance with R3 Composites Corp. a tier one supplier in compression molded thermoset products; combining their expertise to offer comprehensive solutions to customers in North America.

 

MCAM currently provides carbon-reinforced composites for automotive applications as a tiered supplier to the automotive industry. R3 Composites, who produces Class A and semi-structural SMC glass-based products, is a tier-one manufacturer in the automotive and heavy truck industries. The alliance of these two companies will center around the design, development and production of advanced carbon-based composites including mobility applications.

 

“Mitsubishi Chemical is very well-known for our extensive expertise in carbon fiber reinforced composites for both thermoset and thermoplastic technologies. We are very excited to form this strategic alliance with R3 Composites, allowing for the expansion of advanced composite materials in automotive and heavy truck applications.”, said Steven Wusterbarth the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Mitsubishi Chemical America.

“R3 Composites is excited to partner with such a well-known leader in materials to complement our development of applications in light weighting to support our customers in the mobility market”, said John Deere the Chief Operating Officer for R3 Composites, Corp.

 

About Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, Inc.

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. The company has locations in 20 countries and more than 2,800 employees. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. The company is continuously developing new areas of applications in close cooperation with industry leaders in a broad variety of customer markets. The Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group is well prepared to further expand its market leadership position.

For more information about Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, visit www.mcam.com

 

About R3 Composites Corp.

A family owned business formed in 2001 committed to providing quality products at competitive prices.  Providing custom compression molding (with presses ranging from 400 to 4,400 tons) of SMC and GMT parts, nonwoven prepregs, painted product, and assemblies to the Automotive, Commercial Truck, Recreation, HVAC, Building, Infrastructure, and Bathware Industries.

 

For more information about R3 Composites, Corp. please contact:

Andrew Swikoski

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

R3 Composites Corp.

aswikoski@r3composites.com| 248-821-1893

www.r3composites.com

 

For more information, please contact

Steven Wusterbarth

Vice President, Marketing and Business Development

Mitsubishi Chemical America

Steven_wusterbarth@m-chem.com| 313-701-4117