Decision of the Paris Court of Justice concerning a dispute between AV COMPOSITES
against ALISEAL, ALURIDEAU, CHRONOLAQ and GACHES CHIMIE SPECIALITES

AV Composites, European leader in the manufacturing of insulating sandwich panels for the areas of veranda, shutters, construction, industry and fun.

Insulating sandwich panels

Conservatory

 NOVATOIT® 

 Conservatory Roofing 

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Outdoor

  

 Pergola, Carport, Gazébo 

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Closing

 NOVAFERMT® 

 Shutters, Gates, Doors 

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Industry

 NOVACLEAN® 

 Clean rooms 

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Leisure

  

  

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Our Strengths

Reactivity,
A dynamic team,
A large stock,
Technical adaptabality through innovative solutions,
An experience recognized by our customers for over 20 years,
Respect of delivery time,
Our competitiveness regarding a very active competition.

Innovation and Technology


The company AV Composites was established in 2005 by its managers Vincent Aprin and Fabrice Gravier further to a  competition organized by the Ministry of Research and Industry and OSEO (ANVAR), for which it was a winner and also received awards :

- "Master Creator 2004" for entrepreneurship
- 4th prize CREA 13 in 2008
- Regional and national award 2010 trophy for innovation awarded by the INPI
- Regional and national OSEO prize awarded by Deloitte in 2010.

Proving itself innovative, AV Composites pursues its development by offering the market innovative and patented products.

AV Composites is a SAS with a capital of 396.001 €uros, which has seen its sales steadily growing up in the first 5 years, and in 2015 AV Composites has set a goal of doubling its turnover within 5 years to reach 10 million € in 2018 (a National implantation with an international development).

Since 2008, AV Composites never ceased to invest in the expansion of its industrial site:
- 2008: creation of its industrial site of 4500m²
- 2013: expansion to 6500m² with a second building
- 2017: forecast of second industrial site of 15000m²

With three  semi-continuous production lines to ensure flexibility and excellent productivity, nowadays AV Composites has a production capacity of:
- 1,620 m² with one team / day or 356 000 m² per year
- 2430 m² with two teams / day or 534 000 m² per year.

As the core business of the company is the mastery of panels gluing, the choice of a two-component polyurethane adhesive was an evidence:

- More cohesive system than a one-component glue (no air bubbles)
- Glue mechanically more efficient
- Hard and soft glue (but not brittle)

Comparison: "The best of one component glue is as good as the worse bi-component glue".

AV Composites is a company at the forefront of innovation with several patents registered each year.
Technical expertise enabled to achieve around 3000 hours per year of R&D based on the following tools:

- CAD (Computer Aided Design)
- 3D printer
- Spectro-colorimeter
- Steaming
- Lacquer Thickness Gauge
- Stereo Microscope
- Acoustic Enclosure with meter
- Traction, flexion, peeling machine
- Acetic acid salt spray Enclosure
- Vacuum pump
- Experimental Research methodology based on the factor matrices DOE

AV Composites company has a wide range of different products to meet the technical requirements in all relevant fields.


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