Gurit Appoints Barracuda Advanced Composites as Distributor for Brazil
Zurich (Switzerland), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), February 9, 2017 – Gurit, a worldwide leading manufacturer of advanced composite materials, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites for Non-Wind Applications.

This agreement comprises distribution of Gurit`s advanced range of prepregs and adhesives for the marine and industrial markets in Brazil.


Gurit is well positioned in the wind energy market and the Company’s range of advanced core materials, prepregs and adhesives are well-established worldwide across industries for applications which require high-quality, versatile, lightweight and durable properties.


Commenting on the agreement, Stefan Gautschi, General Manager Gurit Composite Materials, said: “Barracuda is well-established in Brazil and their experience in the marine and industrial sectors will help us to further develop our presence in the Brazilian market.”


Jorge Nasseh, Barracuda Composites Chief Executive Officer said: “The association with Gurit and the Company`s experience in long life prepreg and adhesives will open up a new growing market in Brazil for marine and industrial applications during the next decade.”