By Liz White, UT staffEdmonton, Alberta-Resin Systems Inc. has made its first regular container shipment of Rstandard modular composite utility poles to its licensee, Armor Utilities Structures Pty Ltd (AUS) of Sydney, Australia.Regular shipments will continue from RSI’s Alberta plant until AUS’s facilities are fully operational at the end of 2006. The orders follow RSI’s licensing of AUS to use its technology for the manufacture and sale of the filament wound polyurethane utility poles in Australia and New Zealand. AUS is a subsidiary of Armor Australia Pty Ltd, an engineering and manufacturing firm specialising in composite moulding armour panel applications. Since 2004, Armor has been engaged by the Australian electrical energy transmission and distribution industry to investigate the use of fibre composites to meet the industry’s growing need for replacement of its utility pole structures. Armor is located in Sydney, Australia.”
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