Finnester fuels activities at German speaking countries
September 29, 2020 - Germany
Finnester Coatings has strengthened its activities in German speaking countries, the D- A-CH region, comprising Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with Michael Effing, the CEO of AMAC. Finnester develops high-quality coatings and gelcoat for surface spread as well as flame and thermal insulation of composite solutions in different fields of industries.
The company’s portfolio comprises products based on polyester coatings for fire and thermal protection as well as ceramifying polymers like HybridRED, compliant with the requirements of the standards, for example, EN45545-2. In order to develop new business opportunities in the D-A-CH region for the end-markets building and infrastructure, transportation, marine, industrial and electrical industries, Finnester is cooperating with AMAC to accelerate the process of locating suitable partnerships, the company said in a press release.
“Finnester has developed unique high-quality coatings. The cooperation with AMAC will accelerate our growth ambitions and supports us in finding new business opportunities. We are happy to benefit from AMAC and Dr. Effing’s long-term experience as a pioneer in the composites industry and his high-quality network along the entire value chain,” Ari Hokkanen, CEO of Finnester said.
“Fire-retardant coatings are very important to the composites industry in order to be successful especially in rail, fast ferry and building and infrastructure applications with their tough fire standards. The D-A-CH region represents more than 30 per cent of the European market and is the key target for Finnester. I am looking forward to supporting Finnester with their unique offerings and connecting them with key players in the D-A-CH region,” Effing said.