AMT II&'s Pendorf addresses American Chemical Society

Paul Pendorf gave an address to the ACS about carbon fiber composites. A new company has been formed that will be investing in aerospace composites.

The Chemical Marketing & Economics Group of the American Chemical Society hosted a luncheon Nov.1 at The Chemists' Club, New York where the featured speaker was Paul W. Pendorf, longtime president and founder of the AMT II Corporation (New York, N.Y.). He addressed the gathering of chemical industry professionals on the current and future outlook of "Advanced Materials Technology."Mr. Pendorf, a veteran of the carbon fiber composites industry discussed his views on the past, present and future of carbon fiber composites as a structural material used on aircraft such as Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner and European competitor Airbus' entries, the A380 and A350 WXB.

"Despite missteps by early entries including some management blunders,"Mr. Pendorf observed, "...the carbon fiber composites industry will be one of the most exciting growth stories of the twenty-first century. The sky is the limit!”

AMT II Corporation is a private investment and management firm. It is a Delaware Corporation with offices in New York City, Las Vegas, Washington D.C. and southern California. The company was founded after its predecessor AM&T, was sold to Cytec Industries in 1998. AMT II recently monetized its 2004-2005 investments and is forming AMT III as a holding company for future acquisitions. From 2007 and going forward, this new entity is investing along with selected equity partners in companies within the aerospace, advanced carbon fiber composites (with emphasis on aerospace and defense applications), and specialized chemical industries.