3A Composites GmbH has developed manufactured and marketed high-quality aluminum composite panels, structural composite material, plastic sheets and lightweight foam boards for architecture, visual communication and transport & industry markets since 1969. The company’s famous brands ALUCOBOND®, DIBOND®, ALUCORE®, KAPA® and FOREX®, have established its reputation as a global company.
Following the integration of the Polycasa group in April 2015, 3A Composites GmbH has extended its product portfolio with a wide choice of plastic sheet to strengthen its position as a diverse and leading manufacturer of materials for display, building and industrial applications in Europe. 3A Composites GmbH is part of the international 3A Composites Group. The group belongs to the listed company Schweiter Technologies headquartered in Horgen, Switzerland. 3A Composites, formerly known as Alcan Composites, is an independent division of Schweiter Technologies since December 1st, 2009 and has approximately 4400 employees worldwide. In addition to the above mentioned market segments, 3A Composites focuses on wind energy and the marine market with their trademarks AIREX® and BALTEK®.
3A Composites Display Europe, with production sites in Germany, Switzerland and Ireland, has maintained a long tradition of technical leadership and excellence in sheet materials for sign and display applications in Europe. Together with the Polycasa Group, the division is now the leading supplier of sheet materials for the field of visual communication.
In fact, 3A Composites has been responsible for originally developing most of the generic material types available. Thanks to a diversified range of products that includes DIBOND® aluminum composite panels, KAPA®, SMART-X®, GATORFOAM®, FOAM-X® lightweight foam boards, FOREX® and FOAMALITE® rigid foam plastic sheets, LUMEX® transparent and translucent PET sheets as well as various acrylic glass, PET and polystyrene sheets made by Polycasa, customers can benefit from a unique and ideally matched product offering.
The branded products are available from specialized distribution partners in the paper, plastics and metal industry and are mainly used for direct-to-substrate digital printing, screen printing, photo mounting and applications in signs and displays, graphic arts, POS / PPP advertising and exhibitions.
In America and Asia the products are distributed via 3A Composites’ sister companies.