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  • VELOX GmbH
  • Brandstwiete 1
  • 20457 Hamburg
  • Contact person
  • Serge Gradys
  • +33 (1) 800588-54

VELOX offering ThermHex new generation of lightweight core materials

(PresseBox) (Hamburg, ) VELOX GmbH (“VELOX”), a leading European distributor of speciality materials for the plastics, composites, additives and paints and coatings industries, has the pleasure to announce its new cooperation with ThermHex, European producer of polypropylene honeycomb cores, as of April 2016. The thermoplastic honeycomb cores range will be offered by VELOX in Europe excluding United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Serge Gradys, Composite Division Manager at VELOX, states: “We are very glad that ThermHex trusts VELOX to distribute its cores range in Europe. ThermHex’ thermoplastic honeycomb cores are a great addition to our growing portfolio. This new generation of lightweight cores stands out by an improved bonding with glass fibre coats and can be further processed efficiently.”

Jochen Pflug, CEO at ThermHex Waben GmbH, comments: “With their comprehensive sales network and their market knowledge we believe VELOX is a promising partner to offer our product range in Europe. We can offer solutions to customers thanks to our innovative technology of a continuous production of PP honeycomb cores supporting the production of highly cost efficient sandwich structures.”

With this new cooperation, VELOX offers manufacturers of lightweight sandwich components a new cost-saving polypropylene honeycomb cores solution. The cores range has the following benefits: significant weight saving, high compression and shear strength, energy absorbance, resistance to moisture, acids and base and 100% recyclable.

Thanks to different densities and a wide range of core thickness between 3 and 30 mm ThermHex’ products can be used in many applications including transport, automotive, marine, building, industrial equipment, wind and solar energy.


VELOX GmbH is a European leader in the marketing and distribution of raw material specialities for the plastics, composites, additives and paints and coatings industries.

Founded in 1993 by Bernard Goursaud and N. Max Schlenzig, VELOX is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. The company has 18 offices throughout Europe and employs over 200 experienced employees to support its customers.

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