Composite resin supplier AOC, recently announced the installation of a new high-performance reactor for the production of vinyl ester resins at its manufacturing plant in Lakeland, Florida.
The investment is part of AOC’s commitment to the growing corrosion-resistant composite market which relies on the unique properties of vinyl ester resins. The companies vinyl ester resins meet customer specifications for a range of applications, including water and wastewater treatment, marine, industrial tanks and pipes, and chemical processing.
Fletcher Lindberg, AOC’s Vice President of Marketing said;
“This new reactor is a major investment and exemplifies our continued focus on technology and growth, the new equipment greatly expands our capacity, which allows us to serve more customers and meet their needs for larger jobs.”
The Florida manufacturing plant was the chosen location to grow AOC’s global logistics network. Installation of the new reactor started more than a year ago with actual resin production beginning in March.