Resin Systems Inc., a technology innovator and manufacturer of advanced composite products for infrastructure markets, announces that Hydro One has selected RStandard composite poles. This order carries with it the longest term of any order for RStandard poles received from a utility to date.

Hydro One, the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in the province of Ontario, Canada, issued a request for tender for composite poles in 2009, and the selection of Resin Systems' poles marks the completion of that process.

Key features of the RStandard pole for Hydro One were the environmentally friendly aspects, the non-conductivity and the flexibility of designing many different poles and structures using Resin Systems' modules.

In contrast to wood poles, RStandard poles do not require harmful chemical treatments or special pole disposal or soil remediation procedures. Further, the non-conductive poles provide a safe alternative to traditional wood, steel and concrete poles. Finally, Hydro One found the flexibility RStandard modules provide compelling, in that the utility can satisfy the entire spectrum of pole needs from a single set of RStandard modules, which can be used to replace monopole, H-frame and lattice tower structures.

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