Contact


Plastex UK

Plastic Extruders Ltd
Russell Gardens
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8DN
UK

T: +44 (0) 1268 571116
F: +44 (0) 1268 560027
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Plastex USA

Plastex Matting Inc.
120 55th St NE
Fort Payne
Alabama
AL 35967
USA

T: +1 256 845 7725
F: +1 256 845 6786
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Plastic Extruders - Celebrating 50 Years!

19 Nov 2013

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Doreen Thomas and Michael Ball presented with the Low Carbon Business plaque at Plastic Extruders.
Low Carbon Business awards a grant to local plastic strapping and vinyl flooring manufacturer Plastic Extruders.












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Plastex Matting Inc. becomes a US Green Building Council member

11 Jul 2013

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Plastex Matting Inc. - US Green Building Council certificate
May 2013 - Plastex Matting Inc. becomes a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.








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Environmental Information

15 Nov 2011

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Official environmental policy statement
All of our PVC matting products are made from plasticised polyvinyl chloride formulation.

There has been some controversy about the use of PVC, but all detailed scientific studies have concluded that it has an environmental impact similar to, or better than, other plastics.

The raw materials for PVC are salt (57%) and oil or gas (43%). Because of its relatively low oil or gas content, the production of PVC involves using less of our limited oil reserves than is necessary for most other plastics.

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Leed compliance for Plastex Entry Matting

23 Aug 2009
Leed ratings in reference to entry matting is based on Indoor Chemical and Pollutant Source Control and states the following:
 
Intent
To minimize building occupant exposure to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants.

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REACH Statement

15 May 2009
REACH is an EC regulation (EC 1907/2006) on chemicals. It deals with the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemical substances. The aim of REACH is to improve the identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances. At the same time, the innovative capability of the EU chemicals industry should be enhanced. The benefits of the REACH system will come gradually, as more substances are registered.

Following the publication of Annex 1 to the above, Plastex confirm that all PVC base compounds used in the manufacture of its products do not contain Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) plasticizer.

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