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  • 04/20/2009
  • N.E.W. Plastics Corp. /RENEW Plastics Acquires TRIMAX Building Products

    • ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

      N.E.W. Plastics Corp./RENEW Plastics Acquires TRIMAX Building Products

      April 20, 2009 - Luxemburg, WI

      N.E.W. Plastics Corp., based out of Luxemburg, WI has acquired the assets of TRIMAX Building Products, a Structural Plastic Lumber company. "We will be integrating the TRIMAX family of Structural Plastic Lumber products into our RENEW Plastics Business Unit in Luxemburg Wisconsin." said Michael Rekitzke, President of N.E.W. Plastics Corp.

      Rekitzke further added; "N.E.W. Plastics Corp., is considered the pioneer of this industry, producing Recycled Plastic Lumber dating back to 1973. This acquisition further extends our premium custom plastic extrusion offerings. It will add to our portfolio of professional grade building products and further define our leadership in sustainable building materials and industrial products. We offer superior materials made from recycled resins that would normally go to a landfill."

      Vern Vincent, Vice President of Partner Development for RENEW Plastics stated; "We are working diligently with our Partners to create additional products that will set them apart from their competition. There is a significant need for structural materials with the quality attributes comparable to our Premium EVOLVE® brand. We have acquired the pre-eminent brand of Structural Plastic Lumber in the market today."

      RENEW Plastics® EVOLVE® brand of Plastic Lumber is manufactured from recycled HDPE. Sources of HDPE include milk bottles or other #2 plastic containers that are recovered via curb-side recycling throughout the nation or from municipal and industrial sources. EVOLVE® is UV stabilized to virtually eliminate discoloration and fading from the sun, unlike wood-plastic composite lumber products. Recycled plastic product are resistant to mold, mildew, insect, fungal growth and decay.

      TRIMAX Building Products® Structural Plastic Lumber is also comprised of recycled HDPE. Our patented process adds fiberglass strands giving the profile additional rigidity and strength necessary for structural applications. TRIMAX Building Products are suitable for marine environments and other moisture or corrosive areas where traditional wood products normally deteriorate and fail.

      N.E.W. Plastics Corp. is a Wisconsin-based Corporation with three distinct Business Units: N.E.W. Plastics ® Custom Blow-Molding, a manufacturer of Plastic Containers for the food, chemical, medical and cosmetic industries; RENEW Plastics as previously described; and VBS Total Packaging ® a distributor of packaging products to contract packagers and manufacturers. In total, N.E.W. Plastics business units employ approximately 200 people in two manufacturing facilities located in Luxemburg, Wisconsin with sales offices in Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE; and Atlanta, GA. All of our products are made in the USA.


      For more information please contact:
      Lynie (Lonnie) Vincent
      lvincent@newplastics.com
      N.E.W. Plastics Corp.
      112 4th Street
      P.O. Box 480
      Luxemburg, WI 54217-0480

      On the web:
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      www.renewplastics.com
      www.environmentfirst.info
      www.trimaxbp.com

      (800-666-5207, (920) 845-1848

       

       

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