Beauty & Brawn: FRP Performs in Inspired Interiors
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This webinar is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU) for Continuing Education.









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Thanks to modern manufacturing processes, ordinary materials can now be transformed into extraordinary design elements—high-end products that provide a virtually unlimited palette of custom accents for today’s contemporary interior environments. Panels made of fiber-reinforced plastic or FRP are great examples. Long known for its durability and performance, FRP’s substrates and surfacing applications make it the ideal combination of beauty and brawn.



Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the composition of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP)
  • Identify the performance benefits of FRP
  • Identify the aesthetic properties of FRP
  • Understand the applications for FRP




Vern Combrink
Export Sales Director, Advanced Technology Inc.


Vern Combrink has been the Export Sales Director at Advanced Technology Inc. (ATI) for three years. He has increased ATI’s export sales by over 200% and continues to expand distribution and support sales efforts in over 50 countries. He has also worked independently as a Project Consultant on construction and remodel of restaurants, commercial office spaces and bars/nightclubs. For seven years, Vern managed projects for a company that specialized in custom architectural design and turn-key materials provision in remote locations.