Tim Fodor of SWB Global Solutions of Reno, Nevada reports the company has developed the Composite Decking of the future made from bamboo and recycled plastic. SWB Global Solutions has developed the highest quality, strongest, most resilient, and beautiful composite decking available in any global market. SWB CompDeck is ecologically and environmentally friendly, helping to save our world’s forests and reducing landfills in the world.

SWB CompDeck is a partial solution to world forest degradation and the recycling of plastics. It offers all the benefits of traditional softwood, hardwood, and other top composite decking materials. SWB CompDeck is made from bamboo and recycled first level plastic materials that would normally find their way to a landfill. Today, almost 1 million acres of forests vanish every week. Americans alone use 2,500,000 plastic bottles every hour! Most of them are not recycled and find their way to landfills! Bamboo is the most eco-friendly natural product on the planet and the addition of recycled plastic makes solid eco-sense. Together they are a true green building solution that is most friendly and protecting of the environment.

SWB GLOBAL SOLUTIONS has the technology and production methods to combine all the benefits of 60% bamboo with 40% first level high quality recycled plastic. The beauty, strength, durability and other specifications of SWB CompDeck, exceeds the specifications of the highest rated composite deck manufactures and all products listed by Consumers Reports July 2010. SWB Global Solutions and its partners are delivering to Europe, Japan and Australia, over 1500 containers per year of SWB CompDeck.


Why Bamboo: It is known to produce greater biomass and 30% more oxygen than a hardwood forest of comparable size, while improving watersheds, preventing erosion, restoring soil, providing sweet edible shoots and removing toxins from contaminated soil. Ecologists tout bamboo as a renewable source of food and building material.  Many promote bamboo planting for erosion prevention, and even to reverse the effects of global warming. Some bamboo sequesters up to 12 tons of carbon dioxide per hectare, which makes it a highly efficient plant, and conducive to fresh air.  Bamboo can be selectively harvested annually and regenerates without replanting. Bamboo Composite is ‘clean and green’. It is able to be manufactured without harmful effluents making their way into the air, soil or water.

How it is made: The manufacturing process to make composite decking first started to appear in the early 1990’s. In its most basic form, composite deck boards were made by mixing wood fibers and plastic. It’s similar in some respects to concrete which is a combination of large and small stone, sand, Portland cement and water. The plastic in composite decking is the binder, while the wood fiber acts to provide strength. Today, Wood Plastic Composite products are made from a unique combination of plant fibre and recycled plastic according to high-tech formulas. The plastic shields the wood from moisture and insect damage, and the wood protects the plastic from UV damage and gives you a natural feel. Be aware there are vastly different grades of plastic and wood fibers. If you start with low-quality ingredients, you end up with a substandard product. Past issues of UV light fading, staining, mold and mildew have been solved with additional research on the best raw materials and manufacturing methods. SWB Global Solutions CompDeck offers all the benefits of the top composite decking materials but is manufactured with bamboo, the most eco friendly natural product on the planet.  It has characteristics of high strength and rigidity, acid and alkali resistance, corrosion resistant and is without formaldehyde; it is a real green environment protection building material.

For more information about SWB CompDeck, the future of composite decking, go to swbglobalsolutions.com. SWB Global Solutions is a subsidiary of The Fodor Group of Companies, which has numerous diversified entities operating both domestically and internationally for over 25 years under the leadership of its founder, T.F.Fodor.

In addition to SWB CompDeck, SWB Global Solutions offers SWB Strand Deck, the future of natural wood decking and SWB Strand Floor, the best in indoor residential and commercial flooring solutions.