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9/9/2019

Diab Group signs core material supply contract with Vestas

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Under the five-year contract, Diab will supply PET and PVT-based core materials for Vestas wind turbine blades.

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Source | Diab Group

 

Diab (Laholm, Sweden), a Ratos-owned company, has announced a five-year core material supply contract with Vestas (Aarhus, Denmark), a global OEM for wind turbines.

The contract will reportedly utilize the capacity of several existing and new PET production lines, as well as existing IPN/PVC core material production lines, and is expected to deliver net sales of €200-250 million ($221-276 million) over the contract period.

Diab says that the materials, Divinycell HP (PVC-based) and Divinycell PY (PET-based), Diab’s newest additions to its core material range, have been designed and developed to meet blade designs in an optimal manner for high shear strength and low resin consumption.

“This is an important contract for both parties, which further strengthens the long, but now intensified, cooperation and partnership between Vestas and Diab. We are increasing our PET production capacity on all continents to meet Vestas’ demands over the next five years, and we will continue our cooperation when it comes to technology and product development,” says Tobias Hahn, CEO at Diab.

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