Comtek Advanced Structures

Comtek Advanced Structures

May 24, 2006 09:22 ET

Comtek and Res Precast Announce Strategic Relationship in Building Construction Industry

BURLINGTON, ON--(CCNMatthews - May 24, 2006) - Comtek Advanced Structures ("Comtek") and Res Precast are pleased to announce a joint agreement for the development and commercialization of a high strength composite insulated panel for use in the building construction industry. Under this agreement, Comtek will license its resin infusion technology to Res Precast and produce demonstration sample panels for market development. "The initial feedback from the market has been very positive," according to Bruce Taylor, General Manager of Res Precast. "Small scale samples have been successfully produced and we are beginning to produce full scale demonstration panels."

In announcing this agreement, Patrick Whyte, Comtek's President and CEO, stated, "We are delighted to be working with Res Precast on this project. Full scale testing will be underway shortly, to demonstrate that this new product meets all applicable building science standards and code requirements. Once compliance has been demonstrated, Res will begin work on the design and construction of a new plant to manufacture these panels. Comtek will be heavily involved in the pre-production plant set-up, including tooling and equipment design and layout, training, quality procedures and the continued development of this new technology."

Comtek Advanced Structures ( specializes in advanced composites applications for the international aerospace and defense market. With facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the company's diversified operations include design and manufacturing contracts with customers such as General Electric, Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, Goodrich and DRS, as well as the provision of repair services and proprietary spare parts for airlines worldwide.

Res Precast Inc. ( has been involved in the manufacturing and installation of architectural precast wall panels for the past 17 years serving the greater Toronto area marketplace. Architectural precast concrete wall panel systems have become an essential component of any high-rise or low-rise structure that requires aesthetics, durability and speed of construction.

"Specialists in Advanced Composites Applications for the International Aerospace and Defense Market."

Contact Information

  • Patrick Whyte
    President & CEO
    (602) 232-2202
    Bruce Taylor
    Res Group of Companies
    705-436-7383, x221
    1360 Artisans Court
    Burlington, Ontario
    Canada L7L 5Y2
    Ph (905) 331-8121
    3420 South 7th Street
    Phoenix, Arizona
    USA 85040
    Ph (602) 232-2202