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TenCate forms partnership in China
Sunday, 12 January 2014

TenCate Advanced Composites has signed a cooperative marketing and development agreement with Leadgo Advanced Materials in Shanghai, China. The agreement will further support the growing market for advanced composites in the Chinese aerospace industry.

?The aviation sector in China is growing rapidly and a strong partnership is essential to support this growth,? said Steve Mead, vice president of sales and marketing at TenCate.

Leadgo is an AS9100 certified manufacturer and distributor with a large, geographically-diverse technical service team which provides customers with both logistical and technical support to aid in the adoption of TenCate products into the Chinese market.

The primary focus of the agreement will market development, sales and distribution, product technical support and services in China. It covers the wide range of thermoset composite technologies of TenCate, in addition to thermoplastic composites being designed into the next generation commercial aircraft.

?The China market for advanced materials has gained strong momentum, and an essential element for success is a strong and reliable supply,? said Hu Zhongjie, founder and CEO of Leadgo. ?The advanced product portfolio of TenCate combined with Leadgo?s market presence provides customers with a winning combination for our aerospace industry?.