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Marble / Solid Surface

Cast polymer market: On the upswing

Postrecession, this commodity industry is emerging stronger and going global as competitive pressures encourage innovation. The global demand for cast polymer materials used in residential and commercial construction is substantial. According to a recent study by the Freedonia Group (Cleveland, Ohio), the cast polymer market is forecast to grow by 8.1 percent per year, to Read More…

MasterCast Engineered composites

Products made by the MasterCast process include Engineered Composites and Solid Surface, each with its own unique properties. Engineered Composites By adding a small amount of natural marble, granite, or onyx into production, Engineered composites can successfully mimic the look of real stone incorporating additional benefits of custom shaping, design, and color. A “gel coat” Read More…

International Cast Polymer Alliance (ICPA)

The International Cast Polymer Alliance (ICPA) of the American Composites Manufacturers Association represents manufacturers, suppliers, fabricators, and installers of cast polymer (MasterCast Engineered Composites), including cultured marble, cultured granite, cultured onyx, and solid surface kitchen and bath products. ICPA is dedicated to promoting recognition and demand for cast polymer products, representing the industry on legislative Read More…