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Winter 2006

February 2006. Nida-Core Corp. has entered into master distributorship agreement, to introduce and market Nord Composites RM200/50 tooling resin products within North America. For over 16 years, customers have relied on Nord Composites ZERO shrink one component tooling resin for manufacture of highest quality close tolerance molds for open and closed molding. Noted for its long shelf life (6 months*) and one component premixed ease of use, Nord Composites RM 2000/50 is considered by many elite manufacturers to be the benchmark in tooling resins performance. RM 2000/50 is an unsaturated polyester resin, especially formulated for mold making. Filled and pre-accelerated, it is a ready to use product, obtaining molds with superior surface profile and no shrinkage. For more information, visit or consult with your area sales manager for available Product Data Sheet and Application Guide.

New Product



•Pre accelerated resin with fillers added •Performs like a normal laminating resin •Rapid cure gives rapid mould making •Complete dimensional stability •Perfect surface replication on the cured laminate •Fiber print through eliminated •Color shift indicates when the laminate is cured •Normal resin storage life without filler settlement

Our Distributor

Terry Coleman


Eastern Canada Sales Representative


An expert cabinetmaker and woodworker, Terry will lend his expertise to implement Nida-Core Panel lightweight marine furniture programs in many Canadian boat manufacturers as well as precut panel and core kits from our Nida-Core CNC services department. A graduate of Fanshawe Technical College, Terry has had a long career with General Motors Canada as well as cabinet and specialty woodwork manufacturers. Terry can be reached directly at 647-200-2900.

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Nida-Core Corp. is pleased to welcome Mr.Terry Coleman, as its Eastern Canada Sales Representative. Based out of Newmarket, Ontario, Terry will focus on providing on-site customer support and technical guidance to our customer base in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Terry’s responsibilities include providing logistical support and management for our Canadian warehouse operations located in Midland, Ontario. One of Terry’s priorities remains introducing the many additions to Nida-Core Corp. product line; NidaCore-Plastech RTM equipment, NidaBond Bonding Compounds, Nord Composites Tooling Resins , NidaFlow Closed molding fiberglass laminar flow reinforcements and NidaFusion STO and STF closed molding cores to the Canadian marketplace.

Reinforced Plastics has the largest inventory of fiberglass, fillers, solvents, thermoset resins, urethane & silicone Long Island, NY . For over 35 years, Long Island composites fabricators have come to appreciate the prompt professional service provided by Mr. Pat Higgins and his staff. Reinforced Plastics is a full service distributor: from just-in-time deliveries to technical advice. Their regular delivery routes cover New York State, Northern New Jersey, Connecticut and other parts of North East. Reinforced Plastics is a full line distributor of Nida-Core products, stocking Balsalite, Matline, NidaBond, Nida-Core Panels and Honeycombs. They can be reached by calling 631-249-5490

541 NW Inte rpark Plac e Port S t.Luc ie FL 34986 Te l:(772) 343 7300 Fax:(772)343 9700


Centrally located on the Gulf Coast of The United States, Trinity Yachts has earned its place as one of the world's elite builders of custom superyachts with an emphasis on European quality, steel and aluminum constructions. Their goal is to build a truly custom yacht that fulfills all of your unique cruising desires. In a world where most yachts are constructed on a semiproduction basis, they offer you the ability to build to any design in any size up to 400 feet (123 meters). They have worked with a number of the world's most renowned naval architects and interior designers and are pleased to quote on any design that has been produced for you independently. Alternatively, their staff can provide you with examples of designs from their acclaimed Victory Lane Series and their new Global Explorer Series of motoryachts produced by their in-house naval architects and engineers. Both of these design families are offered in a variety of sizes and can be customized to meet your specific requirements. Trinity Yachts was recently purchased by John Dane, former CEO of Halter Marine Inc., Felix Sabates and Billy Smith from Friede Goldman Halter and continues the proud tradition of high quality craftsmanship, state of the art construction and H8PP Veneered Panels used in construction of trinty Yachts interiors add to light weight and great vibration dampening for her owners.

Our Customer

engineering techniques acquired from many years of experience with thousands of boats and ships designed and built by other Halter divisions as well as technology transfers from Halter's ultra fast, ultra quiet military vessels. In 1995, Trinity Yachts entered into a joint venture with Victory Lane Enterprises owned by Felix and Carolyn Sabates. Together, Trinity Yachts and Victory Lane Enterprises set out on a mission: to design, engineer and build a new series of motoryachts to lead all others into the next millennium. This series of yachts would offer its owners beautiful exterior styling, spacious interiors, efficient sound reduction systems and powerful performance capabilities. Their speed, seaworthiness and unmistakable stamp of quality workmanship would characterize these yachts. Trinity Yachts is well positioned and committed to accomplish this mission. The combination of Felix and Carolyn Sabates' experience in the Luxury Yacht market gained from delivering over 25 yachts in excess of 100 feet in the past few years, together with Trinity has brought all the elements necessary for the construction of a world-class superyacht. Housed within one facility at Trinity are Naval Architects, Marine Engineers, Estimators, Purchasers, Production Control Mangers, Program Managers, production personnel and administration. This facility is situated on 38 acres of waterfront property. This facility includes 200,000 square feet of fabrication area and 84,000 square feet of outfitting area, all under roof. Trinity is able to design, engineer, construct and deliver true custom yachts to specific customer requirements all at one facility, year round. Check out our NEW, much improved website at An enhanced product application guide, how to work with Nida-Core and Nida-Core Panels section, mechanical properties section, comparison guide to alternative materials, soon to be available customer order tracking ; all part of the effort to enable the customer to save valuable time and bring essential information just a few mouse-clicks away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.




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* 12 Balsalite chemical sloped bottom kits, 12’ diameter, slope 4”-1” , 10 available at 50% off regular price $900 EA *Nida-Core H8PP 45 mm 48X84 in our Montreal, QC Warehouse 50 sheets at $2.65 sq.ft USD Call 571 332 9903 *Balsalite 1 1/4” S2S, Balsalite FPS 5/8, Balsalite 1” S2S Light, Balsalite 1 1/4” S2S, Balsalite FPS 5/8, Balsalite 1” S2S Light, Balsalite 1 1/2" Rigid, Balsalite 1"S2SLight, Balsalite 11/16" S2S, Balsalite 5/8"Rigid, Balsalite 5/8"S2/S,Balslite 1 3/16 Rigid 48" x 48 25%off list price. *Nida-Core H8PP 20mm+ 18oz WR panels 36”X144” , can be cut in half, $50 discount per panel.

FOR SALE or TRADE - cleanroom (1990) for composites, electronics,pharmaceutical industries. Port St.Lucie FL location, size2X92, 9’6” ceiling height. Used for magnetic card stripe manufacture in the past. Price: $30,000 or best offer, (represents fraction of original replacement cost) 480VAC 3Ph 600A Honeywell controls,Trane AC, 40HP Blower.

Visit us March 30-31 ProBoat 2006 Show at Seattle, Washington, USA

541 NW Interpark Pl.Port St.Lucie FL 34986 USA

•A full off-spec/discounted core list available upon request.

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