Milliken & Company announced that it has acquired certain fibre reinforced core-related assets of Webcore Technologies.
WebCore Technologies is the creator of a patented core material known as TYCOR, which is used in a variety of applications in wind energy, transportation as well as other infrastructure markets.
Joe Salley, CEO of Millken said:
The addition of TYCOR demonstrates our continued commitment to innovation and our core belief in bringing products to market that support sustainability, improve health and safety, and enhance lives. With TYCOR, we can make a real difference to our customers, and ultimately consumers, by helping make wind turbine blades more efficient and less costly to construct.
Sim Skinner, President of performance products at Milliken
This technology fits well within Milliken’s portfolio of composites and performance materials that are helping deal with important challenges in building and infrastructure markets around the world, TYCOR is a perfect example of the impact you can have on issues like sustainability when you combine keen insights with science and design
Milliken plans to continue development and marketing of the TYCOR product line, build upon TYCOR’s success in wind energy, and expand the product’s availability globally.[connections id=’53,54′]