Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2013
General Plastics Manufacturing Company is participating in the 2013 International Boat builders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) taking place September 17-19 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. The world’s leading technical boat-building showcase, this event focuses on innovative products and processes, education, and accelerating new product development. General Plastics will feature its specialty marine and submersible foam products, closed-cell foam core material, and tooling boards at Booth 1628 in the Kentucky Exposition Center.
The 2013 event is expected to attract more than 4,500 boat builders, yacht designers, naval architects, engineers, surveyors, boatyard/marina operators, manufacturers, fabricators and laminators, among other marine industry professionals. In 2012, IBEX attendees represented some 31 countries and 46 states.
“General Plastics has a long history and solid track record supplying high-quality, cost-effective solutions to our marine-industry partners,” said President Bruce Lind. “Our advanced foam products, which offer a high strength-to-weight ratio, are particularly sought out by manufacturers as a proven alternative to wood materials, because they do not absorb water or degrade.”
Marine industry-focused products include:
LAST-A-FOAM® TR Marine FRP Foams – These high-density polyurethane marine-grade products provide structural strength with moisture resistance, enabling boat builders to replace wood components with a top-quality non-decaying product that is fully compatible with fiberglass-laminating production methods. They serve as core material for building transoms, hulls and bulkheads, and also provide a long-lasting, cost-effective choice for polyurethane boat interiors. Boat builders specify our TR Mari
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