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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 Association (ICPA)

The International Cast Polymer Association, widely known as The ICPA, is a non-profit corporation made up of manufacturers of cultured marble, cultured granite, cultured tile and solid surface, as well as their industry suppliers, distributors and affiliates. The mission of the ICPA is to enhance the success of the member companies and enlighten the market to the value of cast Read More…