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28
Feb

Bedford Technology’s Plastic Lumber used in Park & Rec Industry (Signage)

Bedford Technology’s recycled plastic lumber products are used frequently in the Parks & Recreation departments across the country. This blog explores Signage options within the parks industry. The parks and recreation industry calls for strong, durable plastic lumber products that will last and take a beating, but be easy to clean. They also need lumber products resistant to graffiti and that are splinter free.  We have seen many instances where…

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24
Feb

Bedford Technology’s Recycled Plastic Lumber – Secondary Work

Bedford Technology not only produces some of the finest HDPE recycled plastic lumber products available in the market, Bedford also has the capability of performing secondary work on all of their lumber profiles.  This secondary work gives Bedford Technology the opportunity to add value and help their end customer save time and money by performing some of the necessary, but time consuming aspects of wood finishing. These secondary work processes…

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man in factory manufacturing recycled plastic lumber profile
10
Feb

Recycled Plastic Lumber Applications – Multiple Stage Extrusion (Multi-X)

Bedford Technology is proud to offer three uniquely distinct plastic board manufacturing techniques: Molded (Hard Tool), Continuous Extrusion (CE) and Multi Stage Extrusion (Multi-X). Multiple Stage Extrusion (Multi-X) is a process used to produce recycled plastic lumber products in our SeaPile®, SeaTimber® and SeaCamel® marine lines. For more information about our Multi-X process, please refer to our blog at: https://www.plasticboards.com/recycled-plastic-lumber-manufacturing-processes-multiple-stage-extrusion-mu/.  In this blog, we will cover a variety of applications and…

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29
Jan

Bedford Technology is heading out west for the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas!

The 2015 WOC (World of Concrete) will be the largest show in over six years with 674,000+ net sq. ft. of indoor & outdoor exhibit space and over 1,400 exhibitors and Bedford Technology is excited to be a part of the event! The WOC (World of Concrete) is the Nation’s largest commercial concrete and masonry professionals  tradeshow, coming up February 3-6th in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Bedford Technology will be showcasing…

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22
Jan

Bedford Technology heads south for the IPPE Expo in Atlanta!

The 2015 IPPE is shaping up to be the biggest ever with close to 1300 exhibitors and just shy of 500,000 square feet of exhibit space and Bedford Technology is excited to be a part of the event! The IPPE (International Production & Processing Expo) is one of the Nation’s largest Agriculture production and processing tradeshows. Bedford Technology is preparing for this Ag show, coming up January 27-29th in Atlanta, Georgia.…

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profile of plastic lumber
16
Dec

Recycled Plastic Lumber…The Gift that Keeps on Giving!

The holiday season is not always the best time to be spreading the word about “saving the trees”, but the other 364 days of the year, it is a selling point that most of us consider when purchasing products for our home, business or family.  With that in mind, allow us to expand on a great alternative to wood in many applications…Recycled HDPE Plastic Lumber! Recycled plastic lumber products have…

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profile of plastic lumber made with hardtool manufacturing process
18
Nov

Bedford Technology’s BARFORCE® Hard Tool Recycled Plastic Lumber Products

This blog will cover Hard Tool (molded) recycled plastic lumber products and applications in the BARFORCE® brand. BARFORCE® Hard Tool recycled plastic lumber is an ultra-strong, durable product utilizing fiberglass strands in the plastic makeup, which encapsulate fiberglass reinforced rods to increase rigidity. This added rigidity creates characteristics suited for many structural applications where a wider span, dimensional stability, increased strength or stiffness is required. BARFORCE® Hard Tool HDPE plastic lumber…

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profile of fiberglass reinforced plastic lumber
14
Oct

Bedford Technology’s FIBERFORCE® Hard Tool Recycled Plastic Lumber Products

Continuing this series of blogs focusing on Bedford Technology products and applications in the FIBERFORCE® brand, this blog will cover Hard Tool (molded) recycled plastic lumber products. FIBERFORCE® Hard Tool recycled plastic lumber is a strong, durable product utilizing fiberglass strands to increase rigidity. This added rigidity creates characteristics suited for many structural applications where a wider span, dimensional stability, increased strength or stiffness is required. FIBERFORCE® Hard Tool HDPE plastic…

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24
Sep

Bedford Technology’s SELECTFORCE® Hard Tool Recycled Plastic Lumber Products

Continuing this series of blogs focusing on Bedford Technology products and applications in the SELECTFORCE® brand, this blog will cover Hard Tool (molded) recycled plastic lumber products. SELECTFORCE® Hard Tool recycled plastic lumber is a strong, durable product formed in molds in various traditional lumber profile sizes. (See our Hard Tool (Molded) process for more details on the actual process) This product is a coarse, rigid and rough textured material…

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03
Sep

Bedford Technology’s FIBERFORCE® Recycled Plastic Lumber – Featured on Elevated Nature Trail

The Adopt A Stream Foundation (AASF) was established as a private non-profit 501(C)(3) corporation in  August 1985.  Its adopted mission is “to teach people how to become stewards of their watersheds.” The Elevated Nature Trail is located in Everett, WA on a beautiful 20-acre site leased from Snohomish County Parks and Recreation in McCollum Park.  Two salmon streams flow on the grounds that are covered with complex wetland systems and pockets…

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