AOC Resins

A leading global supplier of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins; gel coats; colorants; additives; and synergistic material systems for composites and cast polymers. The company has six plants in North America and additional sites around the globe.

955 Highway 57 E
Collierville, TN 38017 US

Additional Locations:
38 Royal St.
Guelph, ON N1H 1G3 CA
800-700-2991

PO Box 565
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 O2E GB
44 147 3288 997

19991 Seaton Ave.
Perris, CA 92570 US
951-943-9700

2552 Industrial Dr.
Valparaiso, IN 46383 US
219-465-1611

4620 N Galloway Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33810 US
951-943-9700

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AOC Aliancys

AOC and Aliancys join forces
The two companies have merged to form a new global supplier of polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats and materials for the composites industry.

styrene

US styrene-reduction mandates: Go or no-go?
Legislative changes are slow in coming, but technology forges ahead.

AOC to be acquired by CVC Capital Partners
AOC, global producer of resin chemistries for composites, has signed a definitive agreement with CVC Capital Partners to be acquired.

The rear wall of the Audi R8 Spyder, manufactured by BENTELER-SGL.

Highlights: SPE ACCE 2017
The Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibiton (SPE ACCE), held Sept. 6-8 in Novi, MI, US, remains the composites industry’s go-to event for the latest on technology and equipment for automotive composites design, tooling and fabrication.

People on the move: October 2017 
Here is this month’s people on the move news in the composites industry.

SMC in transportation

SMC: Old dog, more tricks
In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.

AOC debuts halogen-free fire-retardant resin technology
Resin supplier AOC, LLC recently introduced trademarked Firepel K140-MTI, a high-performance resin system for interior mass transit applications as well as architectural and building applications.

SMC: Old dog, new tricks
A sheet molding compound renaissance highlights new reinforcements, new fillers, new matrices, new opportunities.

SMC 4.0
The story behind the supplier-orchestrated effort that eliminated unacceptable defects levels in painted Class A SMC exterior auto parts.

Class A composites: A history
Composites have made a lingering and increasingly positive impression in the for exterior automotive body panels.

UV-curing grows composites market share
Established and flourishing in the underground pipe relining arena, UV-curable resins are finding new applications in other out-of-the-way places.

Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.

The matrix (2017)
The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here's a guide to selection.

Fiber reinforcement forms (2017)
Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.

Low-density SMC: Better living through chemistry
Proprietary sizing, special glass roving and microspheres strip 9 kilos of weight from Corvette body panels.

Green resins: Closer to maturity
As more players approach the market, R&D expands, but overall market growth in the composites arena is still slow but steady.

Bioresins: Not a tsunami, but more like a rising tide
This excerpt from an upcoming article in CW magazine shows that a lot of investigation is happening, and some promising applications are developing.

Composites lighten driving simulator dome
A first for its codevelopers, Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) and JRL Ventures (Cape Coral, FL, US), this low-mass enclosure spawned a new product venture for the pair in research-oriented driving simulation systems.

At JEC Europe 2015: AOC
This Collierville, TN, US-based worldwide supplier of resins and gel coats for the composites industry showcased its full line of resins.

AOC announces personnel promotions
Matt Watkins, Allen Brown and Dan Cox have all received promotions to higher responsibility at the resin supplier.

Product Categories of AOC Resins

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyester (PET)
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Acrylic
    • UV-curable
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Gel coats
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
    • Potable-water grades
    • UV-curable
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Sizings
  • Casting resins
    • Acrylic
    • Epoxy
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Low-profile additives
    • Thickening agents