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Gurit Automotive Honoured at the Composites UK Innovation Awards 2012

(PresseBox) (Isle of Wight, UK, ) Gurit, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials and technical solutions to the Wind Energy, Marine, Transportation, Tooling and Engineered Structures markets is pleased to announce that its Automotive business, Gurit Automotive Ltd, has been honoured with the Composites UK Manufacturing Award at last night's Composites UK Innovation Awards 2012.

Gurit Automotive, a leading manufacturer of carbon composite class A body panels for the automotive industry, based on the Isle of Wight, was presented with the award at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the NEC Complex. The awards celebrate innovations in composite materials, design and manufacturing.

Martin Starkey, Automotive Managing Director, comments, "This award recognises the hard work and dedication of the Gurit Automotive team, from the development of innovative composite materials to the advanced manufacturing process we use today to manufacture our Class A composites body panels".

Gurit Holding AG

The companies of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialised on the development and manufacture of high-end composite materials featuring bespoke physical and chemical characteristics. The comprehensive product range comprises fibre reinforced prepregs, structural foam, gel coats, adhesives, resins and consumables as well as certain finished parts, composite process equipment and tooling. Gurit supplies growth markets in Wind Energy, Tooling, Transportation and Marine. The international Group has production sites and offices in Switzerland, Germany, the UK, Canada, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, India, China and Ecuador.