RheTech, Inc., one of the leading thermoplastics compounders supplying the transportation, construction, electronics and consumer markets, has been named a winner of the Michigan Green Leaders Award, Medium-Sized Business category, by the Detroit Free Press. The company was recognized for developing a line of sustainable biocomposite material for use in the automotive, consumer and construction markets. Called RheVision®, the biocomposites include wood, rice hulls, flax, agave and coconut fiber reinforced polyolefins that are helping meet the growing demand for environmentally friendly materials that achieve the performance characteristics required by its customers.
“We are very excited to have won this prestigious award,” said Jim Preston, Vice President, Business Development. “We have long been strong proponents of the need for sustainable raw materials and have developed the RheVision line specifically to address this.
Tags: natural biofiber thermoplastics, renewable reinforcements, waste
Source: SpecialChem, 2012-05-08.