Plastic railway sleepers – a lifeline for the embattled UK plastic recycling industry?

Sicut Enterprises is excited to announce that it is bringing the manufacture of its market leading recycled plastic composite railway sleeper, Ecotrax, to the UK to meet growing European demand.
Manufacture of Ecotrax in the UK will help address the significant challenges facing UK and European railways as a result of the reduced quality and increased cost of imported hardwood and the European wide ban on the use of creosote treatment from December 2017. It will also provide a lifeline for the embattled UK plastic recycling industry that is reeling from the collapse in virgin polymer prices following the fall in oil prices and threats posed by the increased production of plastic from natural gas.

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