ILIUM
New facility for glass fibre mats to be built in Bahrain / Price tag set at EUR 10m
Founded just last year, Ilium (Manama / Bahrain; www.ilium.pro) is building a new plant to manufacture long glass fibre chopped mats without binders and glass-fibre reinforced core materials for Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) in the Bahrain International Investment Park. The plant is to begin production in July this year, a company spokesperson told Plasteurope.com during this year’s JEC Composites fair (www.jeccomposites.com), held in Paris / France (see Plasteurope.com of 11.03.2011).

Ilium was founded by composite producer Bahrain Fibreglass International (BFG, Manama / Bahrain; www.bfginternational.com) and French industry experts Gilbert Chomarat and Frederic Romier. Chomarat served as the erstwhile chairman of composite specialist Chomarat Group (Le Cheylard / France; www.chomarat.com), and will introduce a completely new production technique.

Ilium is to invest about EUR 10m into the new 6,000 m2 facility. The plant will have capacity to produce 15,000 t/y, with most of the output earmarked for Europe, North America, the Middle East and Brazil. The glass fibres will mostly likely be supplied by Abahsain Fibreglass (AFG, Muharraq / Bahrain; www.afg.bh), which also has a facility in the industrial park – see Plasteurope.com of 25.08.2010.
07.04.2011 Plasteurope.com [219043-0]
Published on 07.04.2011
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