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Gurit Tooling and Barracuda Advanced Composites Cooperate to Service the Brazilian Wind Energy Tooling Market

(PresseBox) (Zurich, Switzerland / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ) Leading Manufacturer of high-quality wind blade moulds Gurit and Barracuda Advanced Composites have teamed up to serve the Brazilian market with wind blade mould technology and services.  

Started in November 2015, the cooperation aims at supporting Gurit Tooling customers and users in Brazil with local in-depth knowledge and experience through Barracuda`s highly skilled technology team.

With a cumulative installed wind energy capacity of more than 5 GW, Brazil plays an important role in the global wind energy market. Gurit Tooling has been selling wind blade moulds into the Brazilian market for years. The cooperation with Barracuda now adds quick and local high-quality service availability in the region.
As part of the collaboration, Barracuda service engineers are trained by Gurit Tooling in the latest wind blade mould manufacturing technologies including the Company`s patented heating systems to support the full range of installation and operation service tasks.

About Barracuda Advanced Composites:
Barracuda Advanced Composites and its subsidiary Marine Composites is one of the leading sources for composite materials, engineering and design services in South America.  For 30 years the Barracuda group has delivered complete design to build solutions through technical support with its team of design and structural engineers using state of the art design tools, supply of world class raw materials, customized kits and onsite engineers to ensure customer success. The company focuses on composites market development and expansion though industry partnerships and a vision for a strong composites future.

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The companies of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialized on the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies and select finished parts and components. The comprehensive product range comprises fiber reinforced prepregs, structural core products, gel coats, adhesives, resins and consumables. Gurit supplies global growth markets with composite materials on the one hand and composite tooling equipment, structural engineering and select finished parts on the other. The global Group has production sites and offices in Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, the U.K., Canada, the U.S.A., Brazil, Ecuador, Australia, New Zealand, India and China. For more information, please visit or sign-up for email alerts at