3A Composites USA Acquires Elmer’s and Encore Foam-Board Division from Newell Brands

3A Composites USA is expanding. We are excited to announce 3A Composites has acquired the Elmer’s and Encore foam-board division from Newell Brands, thereby broadening our product offering to the display, graphic-arts, and framing markets. With this expansion, 3A Composites endeavors to integrate the knowledge and expertise of both companies. The resulting combination positions 3A Composites as an industry-leading supplier with a wide range of foam-board products, world-class manufacturing capabilities, and unparalleled customer service. 3A Composites USA looks forward to providing you the same great service and products during this transition.


About 3A Composites USA
3A Composites USA specializes in the manufacturing of leading substrates for the graphic display and architectural markets in North America, South America and Central America. With manufacturing facilities in Benton, Ky., Statesville, N.C., and Glasgow, Ky., and sales and marketing offices in Davidson, N.C., our industry leading brands include: FOME-COR®, SINTRA®, GATOR®, DISPA®, DIBOND®, LUMEX®-G, and ALUCOBOND.®


About 3A Composites 
3A Composites has developed, manufactured and marketed high-quality aluminum composite panels, structural composite material, plastic sheets and lightweight foam boards for architecture, visual communication and the transport and industry markets since 1969. Following the integration of the Polycasa group in April 2015, 3A Composites has extended its product portfolio with a wide choice of plastic sheets to strengthen its position as a diverse and leading manufacturer of materials for display, building and industrial applications. 3A Composites also focuses on the wind energy and marine markets.
3A Composites is part of the international 3A Composites Group, which belongs to the listed company Schweiter Technologies headquartered in Horgen, Switzerland. 3A Composites has approximately 4,400 employees worldwide. 3A Composites’ well-known brands ALUCOBOND®, DIBOND®, FOREX®/SINTRA®, GATOR®, KAPA®, FOME-COR®, ALUCORE®, AIREX® and BALTEK® are the category leaders in the markets served.