Phoenix, Arizona - - Romeo Rim was awarded the Centre for the Polyurethane Industry 2013 Innovation award at a ceremony held on the last day of the CPI conference here.
Romeo RIM won for its Class A, In-mould Decoratged Long fibre injection. The firm said it's product is "a material system that combines structural foam polyurethane with long glass strands to create a light weight structural part. Due to the glass concentration, class A surface finishes were not feasible in the past."
The part has been commercialised after three -years' work. Romeo Rim won an award earlier this year at the .
Other finalists in the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) award were TSE Industries which was nominated for its High Performance Polyurethane Thermoset Resin for Filament Winding of Fiberglass Reinforced Pipes and Pressure Vessels and Invista Terate Polyols for its New Aromatic Polyester Polyols.