Duraflex Launch Hybrid Decking at Ecobuild Exhibition


Following on from High deck specification installations carried out throughout 2010, Duraflex presented their Wood Composite decking product at Ecobuild. Duraflex, part of the Global Masco family of companies, has been researching and developing WPC materials and products since 2007. With a manufacturing base at their 250 000 square foot manufacturing facility in Tewkesbury, Duraflex has built a robust supply chain and is currently seeking regional or national distributers. Hot Springs, the leading global supplier of Hot Tubs has specified Duraflex Hybrid for showrooms in the UK and Finland and has joined with a high quality deckbuilder to offer bespoke Hot Tub/Deck installations. WWW.Hybriddecking.co.uk

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  1. Ecobuild was a great place to launch the product. The show is dominated by timber and a number of sceptics had a look at the decking. It’s clear that composites have a very mixed reception, probably due to some claims that are wide of the mark. Fortunately we have extensive laboratory facilities and could show video’s of tests and real data to back up colour stability, water absorption and other properties. The show closed Thursday and we had our first order this morning plus a couple of good export enquiries. To date, although we’ve spent 3 years researching materials, we’ve only dipped our toe in the water. Ecobuild convinced us to step up the investment in both research and production. We have an initial UK based capacity of 2000 tonnes but plan to significantly increase in the near future. We’re now looking for Distributers that we can support with market development packages. It’s a help being part of a global leader in the building and leisure sector.

    Our approach to date has been very low key and get some good approvals. We are currently replacing other composite decks for British Waterways and another marina, as well as being approved as one of 4 decking suppliers to Bourne Leisure Group.