Strongwell and Litchtgitter sign European distribution agreement for pultruded fiberglass gratings
Lichtgitter to distribute Strongwell’s DURADEK and DURAGRID pultruded fiberglass gratings in Europe.
Strongwell (Bristol, VA, US), pultruder of fiber reinforced polymer composites, announced on Oct. 31 an agreement with Lichtgitter GmbH (Germany), which targets the industrial floor covering and related services markets across Europe, as well as the Middle and Far East. According to the agreement, Lichtgitter will distribute Strongwell’s DURADEK and DURAGRID pultruded fiberglass gratings in Germany, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria and Switzerland.
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