EuroFibers with first distributor of Prisma Shielded Dyneema
EuroFibers BV announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Gruschwitz GmbH. The agreement is EuroFibers’ first direct distribution agreement in Prisma® Shielded Dyneema®
The two companies are well acquainted premium distributors of DSM Dyneema in Europe. Gruschwitz, located in South Germany, serves the German speaking countries and Eastern Europe as its sales area. Because of its knowledge of the market and its dense network, Gruschwitz is the partner of choice for EuroFibers to sell and brand Prisma® Shielded Dyneema® in these areas. The distribution agreement will take effect on February 1, 2016 with immediate benefits to customers and end users.
EuroFibers has a dedicated mission in offering smart fiber solutions that enhance features of High Performance Fibers like Dyneema®, Twaron®, Technora®, Vectran® and Zylon®. Marcel Alberts, Managing Director, says: “Appointing Gruschwitz as distributor of Prisma® Shielded Dyneema® forms part of the company’s strategy to focus on innovation and further build the Prisma® brand in- and outside Europe.” EuroFibers will continue to provide extensive technical support to all direct and indirect customers through its network of experts.
Ditmar Schultschik, Managing Director of Gruschwitz, is very excited about the agreement: “We have been premium distribution partner for uncoated Dyneema® in the German speaking and Eastern Europe countries for almost 5 years now. With the addition of Prisma® shielded Dyneema® to our current product range, we can now serve our customers even better.”
Prisma® embodies a coating technology that “creates innovative solutions to shield High Performance Fibres.” The name Prisma® originates from the initial trials conducted when EuroFibers tried to coat Dyneema® fibers. Dyneema® is only available in white and now also in black. With the Prisma® coating technology we can offer it in all colors of the rainbow. The logo with the stylized shield is a profound statement in itself with the shield representing the protective features the Prisma® coating technology offers the treated High Performance Fibres.
The Gruschwitz Textilwerke AG with its 100 % subsidiary, the Gruschwitz GmbH Tech-Twists, is a medium-sized group, which specializes as a supplier to the manufacturing industry in the development, production and sales of technical threads and yarns. The approximately 150 employees are working on innovative solutions for complex tasks in the high-tech sector. They do this in cooperation with leading suppliers of automotive, medical, industrial and specialty textiles innovative solutions for complex tasks in the high-tech sector.
EuroFibers is an innovative supplier to the technical textile industry with a clear focus on high performance fibres. The Dutch company is the proud developer of Prisma® coating technology, specifically designed for a strong cohesion with crystalline high performance fibres. Next to a wide variety of fibres, EuroFibers has the fibre processing capabilities to provide engineered, twisted, assembled and chopped fibre, tailored to the needs of the customer.