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3A Composites reinforce market presence in the UK

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3A Composites is reinforcing its market presence in the architectural market in the UK with two new sales managers. This expansion reflects the strong belief of 3A Composites in the growth of the architectural market in the UK.

While ALUCOBOND® has been the UK market leader in ACM (Aluminum Composite Material) for the past decades; the new sales force will enable the company to even better serve the market needs through an intensified regional presence.

Both new sales representatives have acquired a broad experience in their former professional activities in UK cladding and façade systems industry.

We are delighted to have these two experts on board and welcome them to the organization. Their expertise will enable them to provide professional advice to architects, designers, and our partners in the building market. The combination of our own sales force and the existing partnership with Richard Austin Alloys and Thyssen Krupp Materials UK will substantially enhance our market position” said Sabine Amrein, Director Marketing and Sales Architecture Europe.

About 3A Composites

3A Composites, formerly Alcan Composites, a division of Schweiter Technologies, employ approximately 3’000 employees in locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Pro forma consolidated sales reached CHF 680 Mio in 2009. The company manufactures and commercializes lightweight products for architecture, visual communication, transportation, industrial and wind energy markets. Its well known brands AIREX®, ALUCOBOND®, ALUCORE®, BALTEK®, DIBOND®, FOAMX ®, FOME-COR®, FOREX®, GATOR®, HYLITE®, KAPA®, OMNIFLUTETM and SINTRA® are category leaders in the markets served. The 3A Composites headquarters are based in Sins, Switzerland.


ALUCOBOND® is the world market leader for aluminium composite panels. Since their introduction on the market in 1969, these panels have been used above all in architecture and for corporate identity programmes, particularly for façades, wall cladding and roof-edging. The panels are outstanding due to their extreme evenness and rigidity, their low weight, excellent formability, weather resistance and simple further processing possibilities and are available in a large variety of colours and in the most differing designs. ALUCOBOND® panels are also available in large sheet sizes and with a highly flame-resistant or non-combustible core. During the last 40 years, over 130,000,000 m2 of panelling have been applied in architectural projects on all the continents. The brand ALUCOBOND® is produced at the Alcan Composites factories in Singen, Germany, Benton in USA, Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China and in Khopoli, India.   

Media Contact:


Annette Lehmann
Alusingenplatz 1

78224 Singen
Telefon +49(0) 77 31 - 80 2937
Telefax +49(0) 77 31 - 80 3435


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