North American Composites

Distributes materials to the composites and cast polymer industries. The company's sales professionals provide local service from strategically located distribution centers in North America.

300 Apollo Dr.
Lino Lakes, MN 55114 US

Additional Locations:
2659 Market St.
Garland, TX US
(800) 736-5004

582 Brick Church Park Dr.
Nashville, TN US
(800) 535-4481

4990 E. Vanderbilt St.
Ontario, CA 91761 US
(800) 625-6220

1904 B St. NW, Ste. 110
Auburn, WA US
(800) 735-8667

1012 E. Oklahoma St.
Tulsa, OK 74106 US
(800) 736-6354

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Hexion, North American Composites to distribute epoxy resins in the U.S.
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North American Composites achieves ISO certification
North American Composites, a division of Interplastic Corp., has achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification for its 27 distribution facilities.

North American Composites launches mobile Web site
The Lino Lakes, Minn.-based distributor's new site can be accessed by any mobile device with a browser.

North American Composites launches updated Web site
The division of Interplastic Corp. (St. Paul, MInn.) has opened a newly designed and updated Web site: www.nacomposites.com.

ACMA COMPOSITES 2013 preview
For 2013, the American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA, Arlington, Va.) returns its annual U.S. COMPOSITES exhibition and convention to the East Coast’s sunny, fun capital, Orlando, Fla.

North American Composites expands U.S. operations
A new 41,000-sq-ft facility in Mishawaka, Ind., USA will provide composites distribution services to customers in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois.

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Major distributors merge
Interplastic Corp. (St. Paul, Minn.

Product Categories of North American Composites

Materials
  • Fibers, metallized
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Nylon (polyamide)
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
    • UV-curable
    • Vinyl ester
    • Other thermosets
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, toughened
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, low-VOC/no VOC
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Polyester
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Chopped strand
      • C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • C-glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • C-glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • C-glass, Milled fibers
      • C-glass, Roving, gun
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, panel
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Surfacing veil
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Roving, gun
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, panel
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Ceramic, Mat, chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Mat, continuous strand
      • Ceramic, Milled fibers
      • Ceramic, Roving, gun
      • Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
      • Ceramic, Roving, panel
      • Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
      • Ceramic, Surfacing veil
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • E-Glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • E-Glass, Milled fibers
      • E-Glass, Roving, gun
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, panel
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Surfacing veil
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, continuous strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Milled fibers
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, gun
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Chopped strand
      • Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Other, Mat, chopped strand
      • Other, Mat, continuous strand
      • Other, Milled fibers
      • Other, Roving, gun
      • Other, Roving, multi-end
      • Other, Roving, panel
      • Other, Roving, single-end direct
      • Other, Surfacing veil
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Braided
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid, Woven roving
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Woven roving
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Braided
      • C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • C-glass, Woven roving
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Woven roving
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Woven roving
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Woven roving
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Braided
      • Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Ceramic, Woven roving
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Braided
      • E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • E-Glass, Woven roving
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Braided
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Metallized, Woven roving
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Braided
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Woven roving
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Braided
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Other, Woven roving
      • Other, Other
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Fabric
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, <12K tow
      • Cyanate ester, Fabric
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, Fabric
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
    • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure, Fabric
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, <12K tow
      • Epoxy, toughened, Fabric
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, <12K tow
      • Phenolic, Fabric
    • Polyester, unsaturated
      • Polyester, unsaturated, <12K tow
      • Polyester, unsaturated, Fabric
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, <12K tow
      • Polyimide, Fabric
    • Vinyl ester
      • Vinyl ester, <12K tow
      • Vinyl ester, Fabric
    • Other
      • Other, <12K tow
      • Other, Fabric
  • Adhesives
    • Acrylic
      • Acrylic, Paste
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Paste
    • Cyanoacrylate
      • Cyanoacrylate, Paste
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Paste
    • Nylon
      • Nylon, Paste
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, Paste
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, Paste
    • Silicone
      • Silicone, Paste
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Paste
    • Other
      • Other, Paste
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Balsa
    • Syntactic core, expanding
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
      • Foam core, PVC
      • Foam core, other
    • Honeycomb
      • Honeycomb, thermoplastic
      • Honeycomb, other
  • Gel coats
    • Chemical-/corrosion-resistant
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
    • Potable-water grades
    • Other gel coats
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Flame retardant
    • Protective
  • Casting resins
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Sheet molding (SMC)
  • Fillers
    • Alumina trihydrate
    • Calcium carbonate
    • Microspheres
    • Milled glass fiber
    • Talc
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Cobalt naphthenate
    • Curing agents, amines
    • Curing agents, others
    • Hardeners
    • Initiators
    • Peroxides
    • Other catalysts/promoters
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Coupling agents
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Foaming agents
    • Low-profile additives
    • Styrene-suppressant additives
    • Thickening agents
    • Viscosity control agents
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Flow-coating equipment
  • Spray booths
  • Spray guns
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Mold cleaners
    • Mold release films, for prepreg
    • Mold release films, for vacuum bagging
    • Release agents
      • Mold releases, internal
      • Mold releases, liquid external
      • Mold releases, sprays
      • Mold releases, waxes
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • Abrasive tools
    • Bonding equipment
    • Catalyst dispensers
    • Choppers
    • Mold strippers
    • Rollers
    • Solvent recovery equipment
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Heater blankets
    • Heaters
    • Repair kits and equipment
  • Supplies
    • Abrasive papers
    • Bleeder cloths
    • Breather cloths
    • Brushes
    • Eye protection
    • Filler paste
    • Gloves
    • Hand layup tools (cutters, rollers, scissors, etc.)
    • Hoses, pressure
    • Hoses, vacuum
    • Masks
    • Peel plies, nylon
    • Peel plies, polyester
    • Protective clothing
    • Respirators
    • Sanding discs/pads
    • Sealing tapes and materials
    • Shim materials
    • Shrink film
    • Shrink tapes
    • Surfacing veils
    • Tissues
    • Vacuum valves and pumps
    • Cleaners
      • Cleaners, solvents
      • Cleaners, water-based
    • Vacuum bags/bagging materials
      • Vacuum bagging materials, for >600 F
      • Vacuum bagging materials, nylon
      • Vacuum bagging materials, polymide
      • Vacuum bagging materials, reusable
      • Vacuum bagging materials, silicone
      • Vacuum bagging materials, other
Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Custom compounding and blending
    • Hand layup
    • Pultrusion
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Sprayup
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)