Argosy International Inc. (New York, NY, US) reported on April 7 that it has been appointed the exclusive distributor by AVIC Composite Corp. Ltd. (ACC, Beijing, China) for its complete line of aramid paper honeycomb core products worldwide, including North and South America, Europe (excluding Russia), Asia, Oceania, the Middle East (excluding Iran) and South Africa. Argosy also manufactures aluminum honeycomb core products in a joint venture with Xi’an Aircraft (Xi'an, China) and markets them worldwide.
Aramid honeycomb core products, which combine high strength and light weight, are used in a wide variety of applications, including: interior and exterior aircraft panels and structures; marine panels; trains, cars, and trucks; sporting goods; and other applications requiring light weight, structural panels.
AVIC Composite Corporation (ACC) develops, manufactures and supplies composite materials, including honeycomb core and other core materials, resins and prepregs, and composite structural parts. ACC is jointly funded by AVIC and the Beijing Municipal Government.
Argosy serves the aerospace, automotive, transportation and sporting goods markets with specialty chemical products including tooling resins, adhesives, coatings, potting compounds, specialty tapes, film adhesives, honeycomb, sealants and prepregs. Argosy is the exclusive distributor for Cytec Aerospace Materials and Cytec Process Materials to the aerospace industry in Asia (excluding Japan).