Edmonton, Alberta, Dec. 1, 2005 — Resin Systems Inc., a composite material products technology company, through its operating division RS Technologies (RS), announced that commercial production of its RStandard utility structures have started from the first production cell at its Calgary, Alberta plant.
In addition, installation of the second production cell, announced on August 2, 2005, is currently underway and will be operational in Q1 2006. At full capacity, the two production cells are capable of producing approximately $50 million of RStandard utility structures annually.
Shipments of RStandard utility structures have now started from the Calgary plant. The first container of poles has been shipped to a European Union energy producer and is the first shipment of a $26 million order announced on August 9, 2005. The order is for utility poles ranging in lengths from 105 feet to 120 feet and will be filled over the next two years.