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Written by Michaela Millar

 

 

Scott & Fyfe are pleased to announce that they have become a member of the Composites UK trade association.  The decision was simple to make as Composites UK play an integral role in the UK composite industry.

 

Paul McMullan, Composite Director explains that the decision to join was “due to a desire to play a more active role in shaping the future of composite materials both within the UK and on a more global platform. As a company committed to innovation and pushing the boundaries of composite technology, we felt it important to be connected to the UK trade association for composites so that we can positively influence the strategic direction of research and government support to UK SME’s within the Composite sector.”

 

The decision ties in with the ambitious plans of Scott & Fyfe to further grow their technical textile business within sectors including Automotive, Mass Transit, Construction, Marine, Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy. Membership also provides an ideal opportunity to network and engage with like-minded and ambitious UK companies.

 

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Scott & Fyfe became a member during the run up to the recent Composites UK event, "Supporting Composite Industry Growth in the UK" - an event hosted by Scott & Fyfe within their Innovation Space. The event was a real success, providing a great opportunity to meet new contacts who are involved within the composite industry throughout Scotland. 

 

 

 

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The Pipe Fabric Technology (PFT) POD recently took part in the Oil and Gas Technology Road show. The road show took place on a unique exhibition vehicle that travelled to a different Oil and Gas company every day around Aberdeen and Glasgow. Scott & Fyfe was one of 18 companies to exhibit on this road show that took place from 2nd June to 19th June.

 

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During this time companies including The Wood Group, Technip, Weatherford, FMC Technologies and One Subsea to name a few were visited. Over 500 key personnel from these companies visited the moving exhibition and Scott & Fyfe have received a great amount of interest from people in relation to our new pipe relining and repair products including the newly launched Alphashield.

 

This was a great and unique experience and is the first time S&F has ever exhibited on a roadshow. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who visited the stand over the 3 weeks and for their interest in our products.

 

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We are pleased to announce our participation at the Vision London exhibition and conference, 2nd - 3rd June at Olympia London, where we will specifically be promoting our Polymat Hi-Flow Max product for composite façade systems.

 

Vision London is specifically for architects, specifiers, end users and construction sector suppliers and the aim of the event is to bring these communities together to discuss, debate and showcase the latest innovations and developments for the built environment. Vision will focus on innovative building products, materials and technology, as well as new and inventive solutions that facilitate better building design.

 

Composite façade systems are gaining significant traction in the façade market due to their unique benefits such as increased design freedom, ability to create 3D multi-curved surfaces, increased life span, improved weather performance and compliance with building regulations such as fire performance and thermal  / acoustic insulation. This was exemplified recently through two high profile projects in the Netherlands that utilised such composite façade solutions – the Hilton Hotel at Schipol airport and the Stadskantoor Utrecht (SKU) office building.

 

We welcome anyone interested to visit us at Vision, where we will be exhibiting as part of the New Product Zone or alternatively, get in touch with us here.

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As a company based in Scotland, Scott & Fyfe are used to facing colder weather but I don't think anything could have prepared me for -21°C, which was the temperature in Indianapolis last week when I attended WWETT (The Water, Wastewater Equipment, Treatment and Transport Show).

 

 

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Formerly called the Pumper and Cleaner Show, around 13,000 people from 45 countries to attend this show. This year there was more than 520 companies exhibiting and with this being the first year I have attended, it was a good opportunity for me to gain insight into the US no dig market and to meet some new contacts.

 

 

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Over the last year we have been working hard to develop a range of lining products for this market. These have included coated felt fabrics along with our new advanced glass liners, Alphashield and Naeliner. What was really encouraging was that the key players I spoke to showed as much enthusiasm in our products as we do.

 

For those of you I spoke to at the show, thank you very much for taking the time to meet with me and we look forward to developing relationships with you all in the future.

 

To find out more about our range of products for pipe re-lining please visit our products page or contact Michelle Quadrelli on +44 (0) 1382 554037.

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The use of composites in construction is an exciting area and one that is beginning to grow as architects increase their understanding of the many advantages that composite materials have to offer. We are proud to offer innovative, technical textile and composite solutions that allow architects the freedom to construct buildings without the constraints of traditional construction materials such as shape, structure, durability and colour. 

 

In partnership with our distributors in the Benelux Region, MC Technics, we recently provided the composite reinforcement materials used in two high profile construction projects. The Hilton Schiphol at Amsterdam airport and the Stadskantoor Building (SKU) in Utrecht.

 

The Hilton Schiphol building consists of 10,000m2 of interlocking composite panels. These shaped and coloured panels make up the façade of the building and were manufactured using 50,000 Kg of Scott & Fyfe’s Polymat Hi Flow Max material under the vacuum infusion process. The building, still under construction is already becoming established as a key landmark in the area. The video below shows the current progress of the building.

 

The StadskantoorUtrechtBuilding is the largest project ever to have been completed in the Benelux region using composite materials. It consumed around 90,000 Kg of our Polymat Hi Flow Max material to complete the façade, which consists of 20,000m2 of panels, manufactured under the vacuum infusion process.

 

These projects are fantastic examples of the use of composite materials and due to the success of these and the opportunities they have opened up we have made the decision to further explore this market and will exhibit at the Vision Exhibition in London (June) as a part of the New Innovation Zone.

 

If you would like to find out more then please get in touch!

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With innovation, diversity and partnership at the heart of our company’s ethos, Scott & Fyfe have been designing and producing a vast range of technical textiles for numerous market areas worldwide for almost 150 years. Our ability to design and manufacture products for both current and future market needs have allowed us to build a global reputation for excellence in both quality and service.

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