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    Moving On – RENOLIT and WP Energy sign a cooperation agreement on the exclusive marketing of innovative film solutions in the wind energy sector

    Worms, March 6, 2020 – The Worms-based company RENOLIT and the service provider for wind turbines WP Energy have signed a cooperation agreement on the development, marketing and sales of industrial film solutions for the wind energy sector. 

    RENOLIT has many years of experience in the development and marketing of industrial films for, among others, building facades and maritime applications. With its cooperation with WP Energy, the company wants to aim at a new market: The wind turbine sector. While RENOLIT makes production capacities available for “customized” film products, WP Energy will contribute the necessary industrial expertise and access to the market.

    “We are very proud of this cooperation” says Ralph Gut, Business Unit Manager at RENOLIT. “With our film solutions, we always aim to provide innovative approaches and to solve our customer’s problems. And we see great potential for this in the wind energy sector”.

    An element of this cooperation is the development and determination of a demand- and market-oriented film solution product portfolio for onshore wind energy. The corresponding cooperation agreement was signed and bundles the competences of both companies. 

    “Each of the companies sets standards in its area. With our cooperation, we want to reliably identify and satisfy the demands of customers with the quality they are accustomed to” says Michael Finnern, Managing Director of the WP Group / WP Offshore Energy.

    WP Energy will exclusively market and distribute the innovative RENOLIT protection films which will be presented shortly. One of these films has been developed for corrosion protection repairs on onshore wind turbines to provide a cost-efficient solution a greater durability compared to conventional coating systems. The film system’s faster application on wind turbines can reduce costs by up to 30 percent compared to conventional practices.

     

    The Companies

    The RENOLIT Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of high-quality plastic films and associated products for technical applications. The independent, family-owned company has been setting standards for quality and innovation for 70 years and presently employs around 4,700 people in more than 30 production plants and sales offices. In fiscal 2018, the Group generated sales of EUR 1.031 billion. For more information on RENOLIT, visit www.renolit.com.  

    WP Energy is an industrial service provider specializing in on- and off-shore wind power generation and performs inspection, repair and maintenance work for numerous wind farm operators in central Europe. The WP Group’s portfolio of services also include personnel services as well as specialist training and certification programs in its own facilities. Visit www.wp-group.com.de for more details.

     

    Contact person RENOLIT SE:

    Laura Schied                      
    Head of Marketing            
    RENOLIT CONTACT 
    Tel.: + 49.6241.303.217        
    Fax: + 49.6241.303.18.217             
    laura.schied@renolit.com 


    Contact person WP Energy GmbH:

    Heinz Georg-Strickmann
    Head of Sales
    WP Energy GmbH
    Tel: +49 421 69 69 75 - 00
    heinz.strickmann@wp-energy.de  


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