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Tenmat and ALUCOBOND® Partner on Fire-Rated Blocks for Cladding Systems

Expanding intumescent technology prevents flames from spreading through ventilated cavities

Davidson, NC – June 13, 2023 – In response to the adoption of the 2022 Building Code by New York City, Tenmat, a leading manufacturer of advanced firestopping materials and solutions, has partnered with 3A Composites USA, the global manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® PLUS 4mm aluminum composite material (ACM) to conduct a joint NFPA 285 fire test.

3A Composites Announces Mary Aloisio as Both Team Player and Sales Person of the Year

Honored by colleagues for her extremely positive outlook that motivates everyone to serve with excellence.

Davidson, NC  – March 28, 2023 – 3A Composites USA recently recognized esteemed team member Mary Aloisio with the company’s two highest sales honors, 2022 Team Player of the Year and Sales Person of the Year for the Architectural Division.

3A Composites USA Announces Successful Completion of NFPA-285 Testing

Third-party testing confirms architects and builders can specify and utilize ALUCOBOND® PLUS and ALUCOBOND® EasyFix™ for Type III-A,B construction.

Davidson, NC  – February 8, 2023  – 3A Composites USA, the manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material (ACM) and ALUCOBOND® EasyFix™, has successfully passed third party NFPA-285 testing on a wood-framed assembly, a Type III-A,B construction often used in the multi-family and mixed-use market sectors.

3A Composites USA Announces ALUCOBOND® AXCENT™ Line Expansion

Two additional product thicknesses deliver enhanced design flexibility 

Davidson, NC  – November 30, 2022 – 3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that ALUCOBOND® AXCENT™, its line of flat aluminum sheets, is now available in three thicknesses – .040”, .063” and .080”. The expansion of the ALUCOBOND AXCENT line is a testament to the company’s more than 50 years of reputable performance and its investment in continuous improvement and innovation as it enters the metal facade market with a larger offering. While the original .040” thickness is well-suited for commercial projects that specify painted metal trim for windows, high-traffic entryways and elements such as fascia, flashing and roof caps, ALUCOBOND® AXCENT™ .063” and .080” provides robust additional capabilities.

ALUCOBOND® PLUS Innovates with the Launch of its New Fire-Retardant Gray Core

New color boosts design capabilities and meets today’s fire performance requirements

Davidson, NC  – October 17, 2022 – 3A Composites USA is taking the innovative design and unparalleled performance of ALUCOBOND PLUS to the next level with the launch of its new gray core. Effective October 17, 2022 the color of the product’s solid, fire-retardant (FR) core — developed exclusively to meet fire performance requirements  — has been updated to gray from its original shade of white. This product design enhancement was achieved through modifications to the formulation that allows for greater design flexibility while still maintaining the product’s superior fire performance rating.

New ALUCOBOND EasyFix Combines Ease of Installation with Architectural Aesthetics

Architects, fabricators, Installers and developers alike will appreciate a product design innovation that reduces labor and delivers a high-quality finish.

ALUCOBOND®, the original aluminum composite material (ACM) used in the architectural and building cladding industries for over 50 years, has innovated its product portfolio with the launch of a cost-effective installation method for commercial wood-frame construction in the multifamily and mixed-use sectors.