Company President: Yoshio Kuhara
Plant Location: Chesapeake, VA
Products and Services Offered: ALPOLIC® ranks as one of the world's leading producers of aluminum and metal composite materials, with products of unsurpassed quality produced domestically at what it considers to be the industry's most sophisticated manufacturing facility. This facility, which became operational in 1991, features in-house coil coating, proprietary coating technology, and ISO certification to ensure quality. The company's innovative product line offers Lumiflon resin, mirror product A-LOOK®, image transfer products (Stone Series® and new Timber Series®), exotic metals such as copper, stainless and titanium, decorative high-polished and brushed metals, pearlescent and prismatic paint systems, lightweight panels (AL-LEADER®) and fire-resistive interior panels (FR/LT).
Background: ALPOLIC® aluminum composite material (ACM) was first produced in Japan in 1974 and subsequently introduced in the United States in the early 1980s. Starting with an already-great technology, ALPOLIC® has consistently pushed the envelope by continuing to develop in unique and dynamic ways. Today, ALPOLIC® is a truly global presence, producing aluminum and metal composite materials in a virtually unlimited array of colors, textures and finishes, making possible the creation of modern architectural masterpieces in metal.
About ALPOLIC® Materials
ALPOLIC® materials are high-quality metal composite panels manufactured in Japan, Germany and the United States. The company's Chesapeake, Virginia facility began production in 1991 and is home to ALPOLIC® Materials, a division of Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America, Inc. The company is a leading North American producer of ACM and MCM, offering innovative, top quality products in an unsurpassed selection of colors and finishes, with manufacturing, distribution and support capabilities worldwide. ALPOLIC® metal composite materials (MCM) are among the most versatile and useful architectural materials available. They offer the rigidity of heavy-gauge architectural metals in a lightweight composite material, with a standard polyethylene or fire-resistant core. For more information about ALPOLIC® Materials visit www.alpolic-americas.com or call (800) 422-7270.