3A Composites, Germany
3A Composites, formerly well-known as Alcan Composites, belongs to Schweiter Technologies since December 01st, 2009. Schweiter Technologies is headquartered in Horgen Switzerland.
For 40 years now, the Osnabrück Site produces lightweight foam boards with a polyurethane foam core, these products being well-known and registered as KAPA®. KAPA® is particularly used for display applications, i.e. for high quality interior signage, direct-to-substrate digital printing, fill-in panels and for interior decoration - however there are various applications in the automotive and industry market for KAPA® as well. Innovation and creativity combined with unique production technologies are our drivers and factors for success. At the same time we define the development of our technical know-how and the enlargement of our range with new and innovative products and solutions as our first priority and mission.
In 1969 the aluminium composite panels were invented in Singen. Since then Singen has become the world leader in producing aluminium composite material. Global brand names such as ALUCOBOND®, ALUCORE® and DIBOND® have become generic brands in the industry for various applications in the architecture, industry and visual communication market. DIBOND® is mainly used for sign making, exhibition stand construction, shop fronts, interior design as well as for displays at the POS/POP and as a substrate for direct digital printing and photo mounting.
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