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Can Fiber Reinforced Polymers Withstand Ice Storms?

Nov 15, 2018

Ice storms are severe weather events that have battered areas of the US and Canada with increasing frequency …

John Thompson has been promoted to the position of Accounting Manager

Nov 12, 2018

We are pleased to announce that John Thompson has been promoted to the position of Accounting Manager. In his …

Manufacturing Drops by University of Virginia at Wise

Nov 9, 2018

On a quarterly basis, SVAM (Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing) asks some of its member companies to visit …

The Benefits of Fiberglass Products for Utility Applications

Nov 7, 2018

Compounding this sense of heightened responsibility are the demanding operating conditions of utilities services. Continuous weathering effects and …

Strongwell Signs Distributor Agreement with Lichtgitter Germany

Nov 5, 2018

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell (USA), the world’s leading pultruder of fiber reinforced polymer composites, is pleased to announce an …

Justin Suggs has Accepted the Position of Staff Accountant

Nov 2, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Justin Suggs has accepted the position of Staff Accountant. In his new …

Comparing Fiberglass Storm Panels to Plywood

Oct 31, 2018

Robust storm panels can return the cost of their investment in a single incident of severe weather. In …

Meet SVAM’s 2018 Outstanding Woman in Manufacturing: Melissa Harrison

Oct 26, 2018

Congratulations to Melissa Harrison (Chief Estimator-Bristol) for being selected as SVAM’s 2018 Outstanding Woman in Manufacturing. Melissa was …

FRP: Exploring 4 Cold Weather Components

Oct 24, 2018

Fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) were initially envisaged as a lightweight solution to small-scale engineering applications, but in recent …

Fiberglass Runs Through Elevated Railroad Bridge

Oct 19, 2018

The New Farm Lane Underpass project was instituted due to an increase of residential and commercial growth around …