2020

Our Latest Blog Posts
HDPE Fender
29
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber is The Best Solution for Marine Fenders

Our marine-grade plastic lumber has been a proven structural solution for the marine industry for over 25 years. With fendering systems, it is critical that building materials can weather the elements, maintain structural integrity, and last without frequent, costly repairs. Bedford Technology’s structural marine-grade plastic lumber is the perfect solution for marine fenders, learn why! Marine-Grade Strength  Bedford products are enhanced with blended glass fiber, fiberglass polymer rebar, and recycled…

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plastic lumber
23
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber Is Stronger Than Wood

For about as long as people have been constructing structures and frames, they have been cutting wood to use as a building material. Wood can be cut into various shapes and is adequately durable for many applications. With the advancements of technology, however, we can create even better materials. One of these is plastic lumber. These are the main reasons why plastic lumber is stronger than wood. It Does Not…

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22
Jun

On the fence? Here are 7 reasons to use plastic lumber fencing materials

As the leading manufacturer of structural recycled plastic lumber for over 20 years, outdoor building applications are our specialty! Ideal for commercial fencing applications, Bedford Technology products are built to withstand all the challenges traditional fencing faces. Check out how our plastic lumber boards check all the boxes. Cost-Effective  Investing in our fence solutions provides long-term savings compared to high-maintenance materials like wood or vinyl. Our material won’t crack or…

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05
May

Bedford Technology cleans up plastic waste by turning it into building materials

It is no secret that our environment has been overtaken by plastic. It’s in the ditches on the side of the road, in landfills, and floating in our rivers and oceans. Fortunately, there are many companies and manufacturers out there that are taking plastic waste and creating sustainable building materials from it.  Bedford Technology takes great pride in being able to help reduce the amount of plastic that goes into…

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Plastic Lumber for Agriculture
23
Apr

Sustainable Solutions for your Agriculture Operation

Farming is an essential part of the United States economy and time spent upkeeping or replacing materials is time that could be spent on more important parts of the farming operation. Traditional building materials used in agriculture often break down, can harbor dangerous bacteria, and ultimately requires more time and money to repair and maintain. Using wood in agriculture applications requires painting, staining, chemicals, and disinfectants to fight off bacteria…

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man operating forklift carrying bundle of plastic lumber overhead
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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ground up plastic scraps
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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plastic lumber boardwalk at Port Lavaca near Houston, Texas
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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