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CINCINNATI, OH (December 7, 2017) – Michelman and Mafic have announced an innovation and product development partnership that will focus on increasing the performance and surface characteristics of basalt fibers and their use in high performance composites. This partnership takes advantage of Michelman’s leading position as a sizing and surface treatment expert and leverages that expertise with Mafic’s portfolio of advanced basalt fiber technologies. Both companies recognize that by working closely together they can accelerate the pace of new and advanced product innovations for a broad array of end-use applications. Both companies will be exhibiting at CAMX, so, please stop by their booths (P62 and U63 respectively) to learn more.
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.
Privately held Mafic SA was formed in 2012 for the production of advanced materials for the composite industry. Mafic has manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe producing continuous and chopped high quality Basalt Fiber. It recently announced its first manufacturing facility in the United States, located in Shelby, North Carolina, will produce 1,000,000 lbs. of basalt fiber per month starting in Q1 2018.