Singen, Germany

In 1969 the aluminium composite panels were invented in Singen. Since then Singen has become the world leader in producing aluminium composite material. Global brand names such as ALUCOBOND®, ALUCORE® and DIBOND® have become generic brands in the industry for various applications in the architecture, industry and visual communication market. DIBOND® is mainly used for sign making, exhibition stand construction, shop fronts, interior design as well as for displays at the PoS/PoP and as a substrate for direct digital printing and photo mounting.


Osnabrück, Germany

For 40 years now, the Osnabrück Site produces lightweight foam boards with a polyurethane foam core, these products being well-known and registered as KAPA®. KAPA® is particularly used for display applications, i.e. for high quality interior signage, direct-to-substrate digital printing, fill-in panels and for interior decoration – however there are various applications in the automotive and industry market for KAPA® as well. Innovation and creativity combined with unique production technologies are our drivers and factors for success. At the same time we define the development of our technical know-how and the enlargement of our range with new and innovative products and solutions as our first priority and mission.

Sins, Switzerland

Founded in 1956, Airex AG pioneered in developing a new manufacturing process of closed-cell foams, the continuous extrusion of lightweight foamed polymer sheets as well as the production of specialty foams. As such, Airex AG established the leading brands FOREX®classic, FOREX®print, FOREX®color, FOREX®smart and AIREX® for core markets visual communication and sandwich construction. Especially for the Display Europe business, Airex AG supplies FOREX®classic, FOREX®print and FOREX®color for displays, advertising signs, exhibition stand construction, furniture design.

Foamalite, Ireland

Foamalite was established in 1997 by John and Christine Reilly.
It is located in Loch Gowna, County Cavan on an 8 hectare site containing production facilities for FOAMALITE® PVC rigid plastic sheets as well as LUMEX® transparent and translucent polyester sheets. The company serves the various market segments all over Europe.
2007, it has been taken over by One51. In 2012, 3A Composites acquired Foamalite to further strengthen their positioning in the PVC business and expand the business with “transparent plastic sheet material” as a new product category.