Wessex Resins and Adhesives joined 1% for the Planet in 2019 and has donated to Protect Our Winters UK

Wessex Resins and Adhesives joined 1% for the Planet in 2019 and has donated to Protect Our Winters UK

Wessex Resins and Adhesives is delighted to announce it has donated 1 per cent of its annual turnover for the ENTROPY RESINS® product range to Protect Our Winters UK. This is part of the company’s commitment to 1% for the Planet, a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through annual membership ... Read more

Wessex Resins and Adhesives supports dinghy owners with ‘how to use epoxy’ demonstrations

Wessex Resins and Adhesives supports dinghy owners with ‘how to use epoxy’ demonstrations

Wessex Resins and Adhesives is offering free repair demonstrations on its stand C2 (Hall Three) at the RYA Dinghy Show, Alexandra Palace, 29th Feb to 1st March. For racers and enthusiasts, for those with wooden or composite boats, epoxy provides a straightforward and effective way to make DIY minor repairs. As such the demonstrations offer ... Read more

Wessex Resins and Adhesives announces line-up of guest speakers for SIBS2019

Wessex Resins and Adhesives announces line-up of guest speakers for SIBS2019

Wessex Resins and Adhesives has announced the line-up of guest speakers for its ‘in conversation with’ day at Southampton International Boat Show 2019. Taking place on Tuesday 17th September (Stand J401, Ocean Hall) the afternoon conversations with industry experts include: Spirit of sustainability with Nigel Stuart (13:15) Nigel, MD Spirit Yachts, examines sustainability in the ... Read more

ENTROPY RESINS® New online store launched for European customers

ENTROPY RESINS® New online store launched for European customers

Wessex Resins and Adhesives is delighted to announce the launch of a new online store to facilitate ordering the unique range of bio-based epoxy: ENTROPY RESINS. The EU online store has been added to the current North American website WWW.ENTROPYRESINS.COM and will support the existing network of distributors and retailers. ENTROPY RESINS are used in ... Read more

Wessex Resins and Adhesives to run repair demonstrations at RYA Dinghy Show

Wessex Resins and Adhesives to run repair demonstrations at RYA Dinghy Show

If your dinghy suffered last season, Wessex Resins and Adhesives is offering free repair demonstrations on its stand C42 at the RYA Dinghy Show, Alexandra Palace, 2nd and 3rd March. The demonstrations offer expert advice about fixing all-too-common problems using the WEST SYSTEM® brand. Glass Fibre Repair Demonstration (Sat 2, Sun 3 March, 14:30, C42) ... Read more

Wessex Resins now producing high-performance, bio-based ENTROPY RESINS®

Wessex Resins now producing high-performance, bio-based ENTROPY RESINS®

Wessex Resins is delighted to announce it is now manufacturing ENTROPY RESINS, under license from Gougeon Brothers, Inc., for the European, Middle Eastern, African, Turkish, and Indian markets.  ENTROPY RESINS is a range of high-performance, bio-based epoxy formulations. These products can help reduce the carbon footprint of companies manufacturing finished composite parts. ENTROPY RESINS are largely plant-based formulations, utilising SUPER SAP® technology. They are used ... Read more

Wessex Resins and Adhesives Ltd achieves the transition to BS EN ISO 9001:2015

Wessex Resins and Adhesives Ltd achieves the transition to BS EN ISO 9001:2015

We are delighted to announce that Wessex Resins and Adhesives, of which WSI is a division, has achieved the transition to the latest Quality Management System and the Company is now certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001:2015 certification demonstrates the Company’s commitment to achieving its vision to be a leader in its chosen ... Read more

West System International Events 2018

West System International Events 2018

We’ll be exhibiting at the following upcoming events. If you’re planning on attending, please come and meet our team. Seatec/Compotec Location: CarraraFiere Srl V.le G. Galilei 133 54033 Marina di Carrara (MS) Italy Dates: 05th-07th April 2018 Pavillon D, Stand 901 http://compotec.it/?lang=en http://sea-tec.it/?lang=en Southampton Boat Show 2018 Location: Mayflower Park, Southampton Dates: 14th-23rd September 2018 https://www.southamptonboatshow.com/ Genoa ... Read more

HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show

HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show

West System International will be exhibiting at this year’s HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show. From maritime accessories to maintenance workshops, navigation equipment to exhibition offers, the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show has everything one could need to prepare for the next watersports season. We’ll be there showcasing our WEST SYSTEM and PRO-SET products with live demonstrations and ... Read more

RYA Dinghy Show – see live demos of WEST SYSTEM® Epoxy Products, plus WIN one of four WEST SYSTEM® 105-K Glass Fibre Boat Repair Kits!

RYA Dinghy Show – see live demos of WEST SYSTEM® Epoxy Products, plus WIN one of four WEST SYSTEM® 105-K Glass Fibre Boat Repair Kits!

Meet the West System International team on stand C42 (Great Hall) at the RYA Dinghy Show (3-4 March 2018). Pick up tips on repairing your dinghy after a ding! Find out what products you should have with you at race events to keep you on the water and racing. Watch live demonstrations at 12:00 and ... Read more

NEW PRO-SET High Temperature Hardeners.

NEW PRO-SET High Temperature Hardeners.

PRO-SET High Tg Laminating and Infusion Hardeners With the use of composites become more wide spread there is a need for epoxies that are stable at high temperatures. We have therefore developed two new PRO-SET high temperature hardeners for use with our standard PRO-SET Lamina ng and Infusion epoxy resins. These cured systems are able to ... Read more

WSI showcases decades of professional epoxy knowledge at Southampton Boat Show

WSI showcases decades of professional epoxy knowledge at Southampton Boat Show

West System International (WSI) is attending the 2016 Southampton Boat Show. Visitors to stand J390 can speak directly to WSI’s technical experts for advice on professional applications of epoxy for boat building, repair and maintenance. The team will also be showcasing their epoxy expertise through their ever-popular demonstrations, which will see them walk visitors through ... Read more

WSI sponsors Watercraft Magazine’s annual Amateur Boat Building Awards

WSI sponsors Watercraft Magazine’s annual Amateur Boat Building Awards

West System International (WSI) is proud to once again support Watercraft Magazine’s Amateur Boat Building Awards (ABBA) to be held at this year’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show 2nd-5th June. Aiming to encourage people to have a go at building their own boats, WSI is joining forces with its distributer, Robbins Timber, to reward every successful ... Read more

WSI publishes new Spirit Yachts case study

WSI publishes new Spirit Yachts case study

A new case study from West System International (WSI) explains how Spirit Yachts achieves boat building perfection with WEST SYSTEM® epoxy. Offering marine-grade strength and durability for every project, WEST SYSTEM epoxy is trusted for a wide range of build applications, from bonding and strip-planking to fibreglass sheathing – meeting all of Spirit Yachts’ construction ... Read more

Princess Yachts International makes strategic decision to use PRO-SET epoxy for teak decking

Princess Yachts International makes strategic decision to use PRO-SET epoxy for teak decking

Princess Yachts International has made a strategic decision to use PRO-SET epoxy for its teak decking requirements across all product lines, as outlined in a new case study by West System International (WSI). The luxury yacht builder offers an industry-leading product line, including a range of flybridge yachts, S Class sportbridge yachts, V Class sports ... Read more

Sunseeker International to use PRO-SET epoxy and vacuum bagging for flawless decks on all yachts

Sunseeker International to use PRO-SET epoxy and vacuum bagging for flawless decks on all yachts

Sunseeker International has committed to using an innovative vacuum bagging technique to deliver an optimal finish on decks across all its yachts, a new case study by West System International (WSI) reveals. Following a highly successful trial implementation of the technique, the luxury yacht builder will use PRO-SET ADV-170 Adhesive and vacuum bagging as standard ... Read more

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 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

Visitors to Southampton Boat Show to get first sight of new marine epoxy websites

Visitors to Southampton Boat Show to get first sight of new marine epoxy websites

Visitors to the PSB Southampton Boat Show (Stand: D017) will be the first to see two new websites aimed at boating enthusiasts. The first is a brand new and extensive international corporate website – www.westsysteminternational.com. Soon to be available in ten languages (with more to follow), the site includes detailed product information, epoxy ‘how to’ guides ... Read more

Wessex Resins and Adhesives launches new division: West System International

Wessex Resins and Adhesives launches new division: West System International

West System International (WSI) provides greatly enhanced focus and support to WEST SYSTEM and PRO-SET epoxies – the world famous brands of epoxy. Wessex Resins and Adhesives has today launched a new division, West System International (WSI). The new division will provide a greater level of international support for and information about, the renowned WEST ... Read more