3A Composites USA, manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® and industry-leading producer of metal facades, announce further modernization of the Benton, KY production facility with the launch of a new coil-coating line. The new production line is a dedicated aluminum line which boasts innovative technology and advanced automation to make 3A Composites more versatile, agile and ready to respond to market needs. The new line also:
• Allows production of a broader range of coil-thickness options
• Increases quality control through state-of-the-art automation
• Improves sustainability by reducing aluminum, core and paint waste
• Enables the in-house pretreatment of aluminum
• Boosts the company’s already superior color-matching capabilities

Graham Fizer, CEO 3A Composites USA Inc. remarked, “We pride ourselves on supplying industry-leading brands and products to the markets we serve. Our new paint line enables significant operational advancements and is an example of 3A’s commitment to continuous improvement. Additionally, we will be able to reduce waste and have a more environmentally-friendly impact, further supporting our sustainability initiatives and our ongoingcommitment to  the environment.”

“The 3A Composites new coil-coating line represents a significant investment in our Architecture business and is one of the largest capital investments in the history of 3A Composites USA”, said Nick Scheib, General Manager, Architectural Division, 3A Composites Americas. “This investment demonstrates our belief that the metal façade market will continue to flourish and is intended to enable both 3A Composites and our partners in continued growth.”

3A Composites — already regarded as a leading manufacturer of metal facades — further establishes its position in the marketplace with the implementation of this state-of-the-art coil coating line. This new automation enables the company to deliver differentiated levels of service to its customers and efficiently produce the award-winning ALUCOBOND® PLUS, which is available in 91 trend-forward stock colors and finishes, as well as custom colors.