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Scott Bader Italia established

Scott Bader is pleased to announce the formation of Scott Bader Italia.

Scott Bader’s new Italian office has been established to ensure they serve their growing base of Italian customers operating in various markets including marine, land transportation and building and construction.

The Scott Bader Italia office will continue to work closely with their strategically positioned Italian distributors for the distribution of their innovative composite, adhesive and functional polymer product ranges.

Antonio Giampà, Sales Manager for Scott Bader Italia, joined Scott Bader in early 2021. He is an Aerospace Engineer with 15 year’s experience in the composites market. He said: “I am delighted that Scott Bader Italia has been established and I look forward to working with our key customers and distributors in the region. I will put all my knowledge, expertise and passion to turn Scott Bader Italia into a successes.”

Global expansion

The formation of Scott Bader Italia follows the news that Scott Bader is investing $16m in a new production site in Mocksville, North Carolina.

The investment sees the acquisition of a 110,000 square foot industrial unit on a 15-acre site, which with further investment will be developed into a state-of-the-art gelcoat and structural adhesives manufacturing facility. This will be the company’s second North American manufacturing site; the new development is expected to create 27 new jobs locally, with 21 in manufacturing and the other roles shared across HR, R&D, commercial support and applications.

In keeping with Scott Bader’s 2036 vision to steer towards sustainable growth, while increasing its global footprint – environmental impact has been a key consideration throughout the North Carolina development and will remain central to the investments in its new site. Investing in people and technology to ensure both the build and ongoing operations are as efficient as possible.