The new centre, known as 'AOC House', is located at Brantham in Essex, UK. It consolidates functions and services for the UK and Europe within a single site and expands distributor AOC (UK) Ltd's warehousing and manufacturing space to 5110 m2 (55 000 ft2).

AOC House serves as the base for AOC (UK) Ltd and AOC Europe staff, warehousing, blending and demonstration facilities, technical support, and a research and development laboratory.

“AOC House is an investment in the future," says Stephen Olle, Managing Director, Europe, AOC. "It will help customers expand the reach of AOC technology in power and energy, water and wastewater, manufacturing, infrastructure, construction, transportation and other market sectors.”

AOC, headquartered in Collierville, Tennessee, USA, is a global supplier of resins, gel-coats, colorants and additives for glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) composites and other manufactured products.

AOC Europe manages sales, service and technical support for AOC technology throughout Europe.