Materials Suppliers

  • Wilks' Scott and Chris Berry with Tomas Gustafsson and Rob Tilney from Flexiteek
    News

    Flexiteek completes Wilks acquisition

    2019-09-19T08:30:00Z

    Global dealer meeting in Southampton to mark the occasion

  • Lignia 2
    Feature

    Decking

    2019-07-04T11:42:00Z

    With mature teak becoming ever rarer and more expensive, there has been a big swing towards greener alternatives. IBI investigates the latest deck covering trends, options and technologies available to yards and owners today

  • LIGNIA plant June 2019
    News

    Decking manufacturer LIGNIA aims for ambitious growth after raising £5m funding

    2019-06-26T13:34:00Z

    Equity investment brings LIGNIA’s total fundraising to £17 million over the past three years

  • Gurit LRT_Light-Reflective-Technology
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    RESINS OVERVIEW

    Advances in resin technology are aimed at reducing styrene, providing greater endurance and quicker cure times while perfecting surface finishes

  • hull_turned10
    Feature

    REINFORCEMENTS & RIGGING

    Carbon fibre, natural materials and recycled plastics are prevalent in the drive for light, strong and sustainable reinforcements

  • EP Barrus adds Blue Gee products to its portfolio of marine equipment brands
    News

    Blue Gee Supplies appoints UK distributor

    2019-03-13T11:48:00Z

    EP Barrus has been made an exclusive distributor for Blue Gee Supplies in the UK. The move comes not long after the British engine importer and distributor entered the marine chandlery market .

  • News

    Eastman Machine Co appoints UK representative

    2019-02-04T10:35:00Z

    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

    2018-12-04T09:00:00Z

    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.

  • Cutting the ribbon
    News

    Hempel inaugurates new Centre of Excellence

    2018-12-03T09:00:00Z

    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

    2018-11-12T08:44:00Z

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