Gurit signs further core material supply contract with Chinese OEM
Zurich, December 18, 2019 – Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) announces a supply contract for core materials which has been secured with a Chinese wind turbine blade producer supplying international and domestic OEMs.
The three-year contract covers the years 2020 – 2022 and is a continuation of an existing business relation for the supply of core materials. It is expected to deliver Net Sales of CHF 25 million over the contract period, half of which will be for PET core material.
“This is another milestone of achieving a long-term supply agreement with a leading blade producer in China, the world’s largest Wind Energy market.” states Rudolf Hadorn, CEO of Gurit.
As communicated earlier, Gurit will increase its PET extrusion capacities in 2020 at the existing extrusion sites in Tianjin, China as well as in Matamoros, Mexico.
The subsidiaries of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialized on the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies and select finished parts and components. The comprehensive product range comprises fibre reinforced prepregs, structural core products, gel coats, adhesives, resins and consumables. Gurit supplies global growth markets with composite materials on the one hand and composite tooling equipment, core material wind turbine blade kits, structural engineering and select finished parts on the other. Gurit operates production sites and offices in Canada, China, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.
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