Southampton Boat Show visitors get exclusive access to world-class epoxy expertise

Southampton Boat Show visitors get exclusive access to world-class epoxy expertise

West System International (WSI) is attending the Southampton Boat Show. Visitors to stand G144 can speak directly to the company’s technical experts who will be on hand to advise on any aspect of epoxy use in boat building, repair or maintenance. The WSI technical experts are available all year round, providing expert knowledge on the use ... Read more

WSI sponsors The Wooden Boatbuilders’ Trade Association

WSI sponsors The Wooden Boatbuilders’ Trade Association

West System International (WSI) is proud to have supported the Wooden Boatbuilders’ Trade Association at this year’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show. WSI is delighted that with its help, the WBTA stand attracted more visitors this year than ever before. Nineteen WBTA members, representing some of the best wooden boat builders in the country, ... Read more

WSI launches new, expanded range of reinforcing fabrics and tapes

WSI launches new, expanded range of reinforcing fabrics and tapes

West System International (WSI) has updated its product range, introducing a number of new reinforcing fabrics and tapes to provide wider support to boat builders. The new products include three different widths of carbon and aramid tapes and fabrics including carbon, aramid and a carbon/aramid hybrid weave – the latter combining the advantages of both ... Read more

WSI sponsors Watercraft Magazine’s Amateur Boat Building Awards

WSI sponsors Watercraft Magazine’s Amateur Boat Building Awards

West System International (WSI) is proud to have supported Watercraft Magazine’s Amateur Boat Building Awards (ABBA) which was held at this year’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show. Aiming to encourage people to have a go at building their own boats, WSI is delighted to have joined forces with its distributor, Robbins Timber, to reward every ... Read more

PRO-SET adhesive epoxy achieves Lloyd’s Register approval

PRO-SET adhesive epoxy achieves Lloyd’s Register approval

West System International (WSI) has announced that its PRO-SET® adhesive epoxy systems have received certification from Lloyd’s Register. The certifications are in addition to two others announced earlier this year for WSI and provide international recognition of the high quality and standard of the epoxy systems and their suitability for marine construction. Lloyd’s Register sets ... Read more

WSI achieves second Lloyd’s Register approval

WSI achieves second Lloyd’s Register approval

West System International (WSI) has announced that WEST SYSTEM® epoxy has received certification from Lloyd’s Register. The certification is the second in two weeks for WSI and provides international recognition of the high quality and standard of the epoxy systems and their suitability for marine construction. Gaining Lloyd’s certification is important for marine products as ... Read more

Gougeon Brothers, Inc. named Technical Supplier to ORACLE TEAM USA for the 2017 America’s Cup

Gougeon Brothers, Inc. named Technical Supplier to ORACLE TEAM USA for the 2017 America’s Cup

Gougeon Brothers, Inc., the manufacturer of PRO-SET® epoxy, is once again a Technical Supplier to ORACLE TEAM USA — the defending champion going into the 35th America’s Cup Match to be held in Bermuda in the summer of 2017 As a technical supplier of adhesives and epoxy resins, the Michigan-based company will supply ORACLE TEAM ... Read more

PRO-SET laminating epoxy systems achieve Lloyd’s Register certification

PRO-SET laminating epoxy systems achieve Lloyd’s Register certification

West System International has announced that its PRO-SET® laminating epoxy systems have received certification from Lloyd’s Register. The certification provides international recognition of the high standard of the epoxy systems and their suitability for marine construction. Gaining Lloyd’s certification is important for marine products as it is widely used as a selection benchmark by designers ... Read more

West System International launches new online epoxy magazine: epoxycraft

West System International launches new online epoxy magazine: epoxycraft

West System International (WSI) is launching a new online magazine, www.epoxycraft.com, designed to provide epoxy expertise to the international boat building community. An interactive resource, epoxycraft will include contributions from WSI staff as well as industry experts and members of the general boating public. epoxycraft will be of interest to anyone involved in boat maintenance, repair ... Read more