Plasteak gains South African patent


The patent office of South Africa issued a patent to Plasteak Inc. for Plasdeck, its synthetic teak decking material.

Akron, Ohio-based Plasdeck was granted South African Patent No. 2008/09157, which validates the unique chemistry and design of the Plasdeck decking material, the company said.

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