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Seemann Composites acquires Materials Science Corp.

Seemann Composites, which developed the Scrimp boatbuilding process, has acquired Materials Sciences Corporation, a composites engineering and manufacturing company based in Horsham, Pa. Terms were not disclosed.

"This is clearly a win-win for our combined customer base and for the integration of the complementary capabilities of SCI and MSC," said Tom Cassin, MSC President, in a statement. "The ability to take projects more efficiently from concept to production will greatly enhance our ability to respond to growing needs of the composites community."

Materials Sciences Corporation, founded in 1970, designs and develops composite material solutions. Its 22,000-sq. foot facility has R&D, engineering, testing and prototyping facilities. It also has a facility in Greenville, S.C., for product manufacturing and textile weaving. A third engineering site is located in Huntsville, Alabama.

Seemann Composites is a leading supplier of advanced composite components to the boating and defense industries. It has four facilities in a complex in Gulfport, Mississippi. 


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