3A Composites Expand Balsa Plantations

With its latest purchase of land, 3A Composites increases its balsa plantation base by 20% and now owns almost 10.000 hectares in Ecuador. This significant increase in plantation capacity, combined with investments in machinery, further strengthens 3A Composites’ global leadership in the balsa core materials business. The company’s global customers will profit from the unique guarantee that they will never run out of FSC certified balsa.

Balsa is a core material of choice for many sandwich applications ranging from wind rotor blades to marine as well as construction applications. 3A Composites owns the entire product cycle from seedling to finished core material and can guarantee long term supply volumes as well as process and quality controls, BALTEK SBC is the only FSC certified balsa world-wide.

Roman Thomassin, CEO of 3A Composites Core Materials states:

Longterm availability guarantees for BALTEK balsa, combined with tomorrow’s enhanced products, clearly deliver a higher value to our customers and their end products. Our global footprint also assures that we can offer a local supply chain to our customers – worldwide. This proves once more that we remain a reliable partner in a volatile market place.

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