PETROFISA IN FIRST PLACE OF THE FILAMENT WINDING CATEGORY OF THE 6TH TOP OF MIND AWARD IN THE COMPOSITES INDUSTRY
It happened on 11/05/15 the Award Ceremony of the 6th Top of Mind Award for the Composite Industry in Transamérica Expo Center, in the city of São Paulo. Petrofisa was awarded with the first place in the Filament Winding Category. This prize represents a wider share of this segment and the recognition of the excellence of products delivered.
Resulting from the combination between polymers and reinforcements, composites are known for the high levels of mechanical and chemical resistance. The filament winding is used for the manufacturing of high performance products as tanks, pipes and special piping. Petrofisa manufactures a wide range of pipes and fitting in GFRP and GFRP as PVC liner (RPVC), and tanks, reservoirs, posts and special equipment in fiber glass for industrial segments from basic sanitation to the petro chemical industry.
Accomplished since 2010 by ALMACO, Top of Mind is the main prize in the composites segment. Founded in 1981, ALMACO has as its mission to represent, promote and strengthen the sustainable development of the composites market. With its headquarters in Brazil and regional offices in Chile, Argentina and Colombia, it has around 400 associates (companies, agencies and students) and maintains with the Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas (IPT) (Technological Research Institute), the Centro de Tecnologia em Compósitos (CETECOM) (Composites Technology Center) that is the biggest one in this segment in Latin America.
Sources: ALMACO e Maxpressnet