Gardner Business Media acquires NetComposites media assets
CompositesWorld’s parent company Gardner Business Media Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.) has acquired the media brand assets of NetComposites Ltd. (Chesterfield, U.K.), effective Jan. 1, 2020.
A well-established media brand in the composite materials industry since the 1990s, NetComposites has moved its focus toward its Chesterfield, U.K.-based materials development and manufacturing companies, Coventive Composites and Composites Evolution, respectively, and is transferring its media brand assets to Gardner as a result.
“NetComposites is a well-respected content provider in the global composites marketplace. When we were approached about the opportunity to acquire the NetComposites media assets, we jumped at the chance. Adding the NetComposites portfolio to CompositesWorld’s existing media channels and events will increase our value proposition to our global composites audience,” says Ryan Delahanty, publisher of CompositesWorld.
NetComposites has transferred the rights and ownership of the content on the NetComposites.com website, its email newsletters and the following conferences to Gardner Business Media:
Gardner Business Media, Coventive Composites and Composites Evolution have also established a two-year collaboration period, during which Gardner will collaborate with Coventive and Composites Evolution on advertising and exhibit space
Gordon Bishop, Group Managing Director at NetComposites commented, “We’re delighted that Gardner has agreed to take on the NetComposites portfolio. We look forward to working with Jeff, Ryan and the rest of the CompositesWorld team to ensure a smooth transition for all of our current users, subscribers and advertisers.”
“The NetComposites team has created an enduring and highly regarded source of composites market, materials and manufacturing information,” says Jeff Sloan, editor-in-chief of CompositesWorld. “We appreciate what NetComposites has done and are honored to be given the chance to carry its legacy into the future. We are looking forward to working with the brand’s audience.”