Pliteq: pioneering sustainability in rubber manufacturing through tire recycling
Pliteq – sustainable rubber products manufacturer with presence in the UK, UAE, Canada, US, LATAM, Singapore, and Australia – transforms end-of-life tires (ELT) into high-quality offerings like commercial flooring and sound insulation materials.
Pliteq is dedicated to producing environmentally friendly, sustainable rubber products, from commercial flooring to underlayment materials; and recognized for their unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovative approach to rubber recycling.
According to TRAC’s recent article, Pliteq’s commitment to sustainability is evident in their recycling of ELT, with an annual equivalent of 6 million tires repurposed into durable solutions for various uses. Pliteq's extensive global presence, spanning North America, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific, involves a dedicated workforce of 240 individuals and a vast infrastructure covering 320,000 square feet.
At the forefront of innovation, Pliteq prioritizes research and development, conducting over 2,000 laboratory tests in the past decade. With 24 patents registered globally and 107 UL-listed products, they remain pioneers in sustainable rubber technology.
CEO Paul Downey emphasizes a continuous commitment to invention, stating, "We keep inventing. We'd like to recycle every end-of-life tire in the world. But you can only do that if you keep creating new products." Pliteq's impact extends to over 21,000 commercial projects worldwide, solidifying their position as a leader in green manufacturing and global sustainability.
Proceed to TRAC’s article to find out more.