Materials Suppliers

  • News

    Eastman Machine Co appoints UK representative


    Eastman Machine Company, a US manufacturer of cutting room equipment, has appointed iSpecc Ltd of the UK to represent its line of automated cutting systems and material handling equipment for the composites market.

  • News

    First major distributor for UK timber firm


    LIGNIA Wood Company, a British timber modification business, has signed its first major distribution agreement with US-based Teakdecking Systems (TDS) for its LIGNIA Yacht product in North America and the Caribbean. The deal was signed at the METSTRADE Show in November.

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    Hempel inaugurates new Centre of Excellence


    Marine coatings manufacturer Hempel has officially opened its new Centre of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain. The centre is part of a €6m investment into the research and development of coating products within the field of passive fire protection (PFP), in which Hempel is determined to gain market

  • News

    Plastics sector strike hits SA builder


    A strike in South Africa’s plastics sector threatens to negatively impact local boatbuilding yards, with one prominent builder already affected in Durban.

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    Product Launch

    MacTac's MacGlide makes antifouling smooth sailing


    Once a fixture in residential kitchen cabinets, MacTac takes an innovative approach to antifouling with its innovative MacGlide product

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    Paints & Coatings


    All the coatings manufacturers we spoke to spotted similar trends – a shift towards ‘cash rich, time poor’ lifestyles means that many boat owners want their coatings applied professionally, and with access to a wide palette of custom colours

  • News

    US boat registrations up in 2017


    Boat sales are also up in the first six months of 2018

  • News

    Trade Commission deadline looms on sheet aluminium tariffs


    US manufacturers have until 31 August to submit written responses to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) questionnaire

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    New superyacht deck hardware company forms in UK


    Shipyard Supply Co to meet demand for quality superyacht deck equipment

  • News

    SeaArk hosts local Congressman


    US Representative Bruce Westerman tours Arkansas-based aluminium boat builder