Announcement of 3A Composites USA, Inc.



MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 30) – With the recently completed acquisition of Alcan Composites by Schweiter Technologies, a Swiss company, executives are pleased to announce that the business now will be known as 3A Composites as it continues to manufacture and sell its well-known product lines for the graphic display, building cladding, furniture, home construction and transportation industries.


3A Composites employs 2,700 employees in 21 locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia

Sales and marketing offices for 3A Composites USA are based in Mooresville, N.C. The company's leading product brands sold in North America, Central America and South America, including the Caribbean,include: Alucobond®, Dibond®, Fome-Cor®, Sintra®, Gator®, Omni-Flute™, Gator-Ply®, Syn-Ply® and Luxcell®.Manufacturing facilities for these products are located in Benton, Ky., Glasgow, Ky., and Statesville, N.C.


The 3A Composites name is reminiscent of the three powerful company brands which preceded it: Alcan,Alusuisse and Airex.


"Our new business name reflects our organization’s unequaled reputation for quality in the industries that we serve,” said Brendan Cooper, president, 3A Composites USA. “While our overall business name will change, customers in each of these industries will still be able to rely on our trusted well-established product lines. Our customers will continue to derive high value from the world’s leading composite substrates.”


"Our highest priority at 3A Composites will continue to be to meet customer needs with value-added products backed by outstanding customer service,” said W. Jay Wynne, vice president, sales and marketing, 3A Composites USA. “Although our company name has changed, the familiar names and faces in our customerfocused organization have not. As 3A Composites, we stand ready to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations for high-quality products and service.”


For more information about 3A Composites’ substrates, call (800) 626-3365. For additional product information or to contact us, visit our product web sites at, or


About Schweiter Technologies

Schweiter Technologies, a Swiss company with a strong tradition, focuses activities on high-quality machine construction. The Group currently comprises the divisions SSM Textile Machinery and Ismeca Semiconductor. Shares of Schweiter Technologies are listed in the main segment of the SIX Swiss Exchange: ISIN: CH0010754924/ Reuters: SWTZ / Bloomberg: SWTQ SW. For more information, please visit:


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™ - trademark of 3A Composites USA.