02/16/2011

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3M acquires Nida-Core

Offerings include a variety of structural honeycomb-cored and foam-cored products in either pre-cut or standard sizes, closed-moulding cores including NidaFusion, composite panels, kiln-dried end-grain balsa, as well as a variety of curing compounds and accessories common to the composites market. The company's foam production facilities include fully automated computer numerically controlled equipment available with up to 150 lb/min capacity.It operates, for example, a Cannon dispensing machine, several Femco and Edge-Sweets foam block machining units, as well as a 62” wide belt sander and associated support equipment for quality polyurethane foam products. The company employs about 25 people. The deal also includes the acquisition by 3M of the business of Structiso Sarl, a company affiliated with Nida-Core. Struct­iso is located in Aniche, France, and operates with a workforce of three people. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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