VELOX gain European distribution deal for ThermHex, a new generation of lightweight PP core materials

April 20 2016, David R Brown

VELOX, a leading European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics, composites and coatings industries, has announced a new cooperation with ThermHex, a European producer of polypropylene honeycomb cores, as of April 2016. The thermoplastic honeycomb cores range will be marketed by VELOX aross Europe with the exception of the United Kingdom.

With their comprehensive sales network and their market knowledge we believe VELOX is a promising partner to offer our product range in Europe

Jochen Pflug
CEO at ThermHex Waben GmbH

Serge Gradys, Composite Division Manager at VELOX, states: “We are very glad that ThermHex trusts VELOX to distribute its cores range in Europe. ThermHex' thermoplastic honeycomb cores are a great addition to our growing portfolio. This new generation of lightweight cores stands out by an improved bonding with glass fibre coats and can be further processed efficiently.”

Jochen Pflug, CEO at ThermHex Waben GmbH, comments: “With their comprehensive sales network and their market knowledge we believe VELOX is a promising partner to offer our product range in Europe. We can offer solutions to customers thanks to our innovative technology of a continuous production of PP honeycomb cores supporting the production of highly cost efficient sandwich structures.”

Thanks to different densities and a wide range of core thickness between 3 and 30 mm ThermHex' products can be used in many applications including transport, automotive, marine, building, industrial equipment, wind and solar energy. The new polypropylene honeycomb cores solution will give manufacturers of lightweight sandwich components a number of benefits benefits including: significant weight saving, high compression and shear strength, energy absorbance, resistance to moisture, acids and base and 100% recyclable.

About Velox
VELOX is a European leader in the marketing and supply of raw material specialities for the plastics, composites, rubber, paints and coatings industries. Established in 1993 by Bernard Goursaud and N. Max Schlenzig, VELOX' Head Office is located in Hamburg, Germany. The company currently has 18 offices and over 200 experienced staff supporting customers in most European countries as well as Turkey and Asia.

Source(s): Velox Press Release

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