Wood/plastic composite siding doesn't have to be made with PVC. Tech-Wood USA in Greenwood, S.C., is setting up a plant to make wood/PP siding using technology licensed from Tech-Wood International in The Netherlands. The U.S. firm aims to start production in early 2008 of profiles containing 75% long wood fibers in adhesion-modified PP. Tel: (864) 223-0650 . www.tech-wood.com
Editor PickDecking Producer Becomes Supplier of Recycled Pellets
Composite decking manufacturer Trex expands from using recycled LLDPE internally to also supplying recycled pellets to others. It found the commercial recycled plastics market to be a journey full of both rewards and challenges.