2020

Our Latest Blog Posts
30
Mar

Why Traditional Materials in Factory Settings Fall Short

When it comes to factory settings, applications like cribbing, equipment mats, and pipe supports need a robust and durable building material. All of these types of applications require a building solution that has the strength of supporting heavy machinery and will not degrade, corrode, or rot. With these types of applications, traditional materials just don’t cut it. Traditional building materials fall short in factory settings because they do not have…

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24
Mar

The Incredible Properties of HDPE Plastic

Plastic products are all around us. Whether they are used to package groceries or act as airbags in automobiles, plastic is essential to daily life. Plastic is very useful because it is strong and lightweight, but also can be colored, bent and molded into a variety of shapes and sizes. Among the six plastics, one of the most common materials in all of manufacturing is High-Density Polyethylene, also known as…

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23
Mar

Tangent Technologies Acquires Bedford Technology

We are pleased to announce Bedford Technology has been acquired by Tangent Technologies. This acquisition combines two industry leaders with robust product lines to create the best alternative material innovation team in the world. Bedford Technology’s number one focus has been and always will be our customers. Given our shared commitment to delivering world-class customer service and high-quality products, Bedford and Tangent make an ideal team. As partners, we will…

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12
Mar

How FiberForce® Plastic Lumber helped restore the Wetlands Walkway in Port Lavaca, TX

With a population of over 12,000, the City of Port Lavaca is the administrative center of Calhoun County in Texas. An economic hub for the city, the port serves as a tourist destination and a base between large manufacturing plants. Among the highest traffic areas of the Port are the Wetlands Walkway and the Alcoa Bird Tower. Named after the aluminum manufacturer, Alcoa, the tower is known to be a…

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New Select Barnwood Furniture Grade Recycled Plastic Lumber by Bedford Technology
27
Feb

Introducing: Select Barnwood™

Bedford is excited to announce the launch of our latest collection: Select Barnwood. A saw cut style finish offered in 3 of our stunning Heartwood Woodgrain colors: Beach, Birch, and Cedar.  This new collection offers the rich, rustic appearance to suit any design while the texture of the boards replicates the authentic barnwood look...without the splinters! Simple to maintain and easy to clean, Select Barnwood is the perfect option for…

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recycled plastic lumber fence
20
Feb

The Future of Fencing Won’t be PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) plastic has become a popular fencing material as a result of its versatility and low cost. While the initial low price tag may seem attractive, it is deceiving. The environmental cost of manufacturing PVC is more alarming than the upfront price tag. The chlorine in PVC produces dioxins during the manufacturing process. Dioxins are infamously known to be one of the most toxic chemicals ever produced and…

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structural plastic lumber
24
Jan

The Bedford Product Journey

Recycled Material Bedford recycles HDPE plastic like milk jugs and laundry detergent bottles to manufacture our finished product. Our customers can trust that when they invest in our boards, they can rely on a solid foundation to create their finished products. Our boards are extremely durable, long-lasting, and will hold up in any type of harsh weather. Flake Bedford Technology grinds the recycled material into small pieces called flake, which…

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