Normet has partnered with TAM International and will begin to sell construction chemicals to complement its concrete spraying equipment line. As part of the deal, it will represent TAM products in areas where they are not yet sold and, in return, TAM will act as agent and distributor of Normet equipment and services in the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan and ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations). Aaro Cantell, Chairman of Normet Group, says this is a “logical step for Normet in its expansion from equipment manufacturer to process solutions provider”.Normet, strengthened by its 40% shareholding, will form a close working partnership with TAM and create a broader offering underground. This will enable Normet to help its customers achieve improved quality and more cost effective results. It is a global market leader in underground tunneling and concrete spraying, while TAM International is a rapidly expanding construction chemicals manufacturer and distributor.Cantell explained that “the addition of underground construction chemicals to Normet’s range of mechanised underground equipment is a logical step in our path to becoming the world’s leading expert in selected underground construction processes such as concrete spraying”.“We have had great results with TAM from our recent co-operation in Hong Kong and Taiwan. This partnership will strengthen Normet’s position in underground construction and mining”, confirms Tom Melbye, COO Normet Group and Managing Director of Normet International.Victor Bellanti, CEO of Norman Hay (owner of TAM) comments: “The partnership will bring together the consumable construction chemicals of TAM with the international manufacture and distribution of Normet’s application hardware. Both companies share a common global marketplace in construction solutions for waterproofing, injection and repair of structures together with major constructions projects in civil engineering, tunneling and mining”.