News Release - April 12 2011 > In the News
Barrday Reorganizes; Lewcott Corp. to Change name to Barrday Composite Solutions

Cambridge, Ontario – April 12, 2011 – Barrday Advanced Material Solutions announced that it is reorganizing the company into three separate operating divisions. The three divisions will focus on the Protective products, Composite materials and renewable Energy markets.

The new structure is designed to help the company focus more directly and efficiently on supporting its targeted customers’ needs. Terry Butryn has been named president of Barrday Advanced Material Solutions, the parent company.

Barrday Advanced Material Solutions and the Protective Solutions business unit will be headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario.  Tony Fiorenzini has been named president of the Protective Solutions business unit.  Protective Solutions supplies advanced ballistic materials for body armor, helmets, vehicle armor, plates, and stab/spike protection.

Lewcott Corporation will be changing its name to Barrday Composite Solutions. The headquarters for the Composite Solutions business unit will remain in Millbury Massachusetts. Michael Buck has been named president of the Composite Solutions business unit. Composite Solutions supplies high performance structural and interior materials for aircraft, marine and rail, ablatives, carbon/carbon, radomes, antennae, and a variety of industrial and commercial markets.

The third business unit, Barrday Energy Solutions, uses the company’s expanding material and processing capabilities to satisfy needs in the renewable energy market.  In a dual role, Terry Butryn will serve as the interim president of the Energy Solutions business unit.  Energy Solutions supplies a broad range of core materials, coatings, resins, and sealants materials to the wind, solar, and tidal markets.

Michael Buckstein, Owner and CEO of Barrday, Inc. explains, “The new organization is designed to ensure that our targeted industries and customers receive our undiluted attention and effort. It also helps us better integrate Lewcott Corporation and meet our diversification goals. Barrday has a suite of advanced materials and processing technologies from technical fabrics, to advanced prepregs and coatings, to innovative new core materials.  We want to focus on those capabilities to help solve technical challenges within our three major targeted markets.”