Triple award for GRP Gelcoat technology LAMILUX SUNSATION®

Impressive UV protection

Over the years, UV radiation can severely clog glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GRP), which is used as a surface in the commercial vehicle and motorhome sector. LAMILUX has the solution for this problem in outdoor applications. The innovative LAMILUX SUNSATION® gelcoat technology provides GRP face sheets on side walls, roofs and doors with long-lasting UV resistance and extreme colour and gloss resistance. The revolutionary development on the market for glass fibre-reinforced plastics not only impressed customers, but also won three jury awards in 2022: German Innovation Award, AVK Innovation Award and German Design Award.

The innovative gelcoat technology features 20 times better UV resistance than the gelcoats currently available on the market, broadens the horizons in terms of image, appearance, care and value and makes investments look like new, even after decades in the sun. This in keeping with the motto SUNSATION® OVER GENERATIONS. Are lightweight construction, damage tolerance or impact resistance essential features? LAMILUX SUNSATION® also impresses here. Gelcoat technology can be combined with almost all LAMILUX composites. 

German Innovation Award 2022

LAMILUX’s new development won the German Innovation Award in the middle of 2022, just after it came on the market.  The German Innovation Award honours innovation achievements whose added value breaks new ground. The focus is always on the user experience: Solutions that make our lives better and contribute to a better future. The renowned award jury named LAMILUX SUNSATION® "winner", as the new technology provides advancement for the industry due to its originality, accomplishment and effectiveness. 

AVK Prize for Innovation 2022

LAMILUX SUNSATION® also impressed the jury of the AVK Innovation Prize. LAMILUX has won first place in the “Innovative Products and Applications” category. The UV protection technology integrated into the GRP material is much more durable due to 20 times better UV resistance, requires less care and thus also increases the resale value. In addition, the jury of the industry association Verstärkte Kunstoffe (Reinforced Plastics), or AVK for short, were convinced that LAMILUX attaches great importance to production carried out in a resource- and energy-efficient as well as environmentally friendly manner.

German Design Award 2023

All good things come in threes: The German Design Award also crowns the world’s most UV-resistant GRP face sheet with the “Special Mention” in the “Excellent Product Design” category. For 10 years, the German Design Award has been honouring products that are pioneering in the German and international design landscape. The German Design Award is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world and enjoys a high reputation far beyond expert circles. Anyone who triumphs in the face of high-calibre competition has successfully shown that they are among the best.

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