Northern Composites, in Partnership with AK Steel International, Takes Great Strides Towards Supplying Europe with High Quality Composites 

Northern Composites, LLC, a leading provider of composite materials that serve the aerospace, marine, medical and diverse manufacturing segments, announced an increased focus on sales throughout Europe. Working with its European distributor, AK Steel International, Northern Composites has put new emphasis on its sales and marketing channels to better assist customers throughout the European Union.

Northern Composites, based in Hampton, New Hampshire, USA offers premium quality process and structural materials to the composites, metal bonding, and tooling industries. The company’s customers include those in aerospace, marine, medical instrumentation, and a host of other segments. According to Northern representatives, “Through our relationship with AK Steel, we will be able to provide dramatically faster delivery, a more robust supply chain, greater customer support, and more local and regional presence. With our renewed focus on the EU, especially Germany, Austria and Switzerland, we’ll bring these advantages to customers who require composite materials as part of their manufacturing processes.”

Northern Composites, known as Northern Fiber Glass when it was launched in 1965, began as a sales partner for the then-named Burlington Fiber Glass Company. Today, Northern Composites fields a top-notch team of chemists, engineers and other technical experts who work directly with customers in a sales engineering capacity. The current product line from Northern Composites includes process materials, vacuum bagging materials, consumables, ITW polymer sealants, tacky tape, Precision Fabrics Group, bagging film, release film, peel plies and related composite materials.

About Northern Composites

Northern Composites, serving the composites, metal bonding and tooling industries since 1965, is an international supplier of premium quality composite materials. Our technical sales staff is available to assist you with your next project. We are a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural materials, adhesives, tooling and consumable products. The Company has grown by anticipating market trends, delivering quality materials on time, providing excellent technical help and developing a variety of proprietary products to meet our customers’ changing needs.

About AK Steel

AK Steel is a leading producer of steel products, primarily for aerospace, automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing. Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati), the company has approximately 9,500 employees at manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and facilities in Western Europe. The company has established its European subsidiaries as follows.

AK Steel International B.V. — Breda, Netherlands; estab. 1996

AK Steel Ltd. — Stevenage, United Kingdom; estab. 1924

AK Steel International B.V. — Cologne, Germany; estab. 1927

AK Steel SARL — Suresnes, France; estab. 1934

AK Steel s.r.l. — Genoa, Italy; estab. 1935

AK Steel Merchandising S.A. — Barcelona, Spain; estab. 1962