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
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Quadrant will roll out an entire family of such materials within the next two years.