About Tangent

The only thing stronger than our materials is our commitment to you.

Since 2003, Tangent has been recognized as one of the most experienced and reliable manufacturers in the recycled plastic lumber industry.

With a passionate commitment to innovation, we constantly develop new ways to transform recycled material into durable, weather-resistant, environmentally-conscious products for markets such as marine, park and recreation, agriculture and many more. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible for alternative materials, our innovation can be seen in our patented woodgrain and custom-engineered materials.

Tangent is more than just manufacturing

What really sets us apart is our dedication to our customers. We wouldn’t be where we are if we didn’t put our clients’ needs above our own. We always strive to present the best solutions for construction project challenges, even if that means inventing new ones. Our brilliant in-house engineers and devoted sales team can help you overcome any obstacle. Whether you know exactly what you’re looking for or have no idea where to start, our team will be right by your side to make sure you get whatever you need.

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Sustainability from start to finish.

Our holistic approach to green building promotes positive effects on the environment throughout the entire life cycle of any project. From the manufacturing process to the finished material, we go the extra mile to make sure every step is sustainable. Over the years, we’ve kept millions of pounds of plastic out of landfills. Protecting the environment is in our DNA and will forever remain one of our key objectives.

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A foundation for excellence.

Innovation, sustainability and service are the core principles at the heart of everything we do. They are our purpose and our aspirations. Our bedrock and our guiding light. They define who we are as a company and direct us toward who we want to be. When you work with Tangent, you can expect to see these core principles in action every step of the way.

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    Tangent's in-house engineering team uses their expertise and experience to help find the best solutions for our customers and provide support for unique or unconventional applications.

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    Our process promotes positive effects on the environment throughout the entire life cycle of any building project. From the manufacturing process to the finished material, we fight for sustainable solutions. Over the years, we've kept millions of pounds of plastic out of landfills and will forever continue to help protect the environment.

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    Customers are the reason that we do what we do. Working with Tangent is a true partnership. From product testing to high-quality standards, your best interest is our top priority.

The evolution of innovation.

This is just the beginning. At Tangent, we push the boundaries of innovation and technology to encourage new ideas and products in the market. As our plastic lumber technology continues to evolve, so does our ability to solve problems brought to us by architects, engineers and end-users. From premium furniture-grade plastic lumber to industrial-strength reinforced plastic lumber, we’re here to help find new ways to make your construction projects sustainable, environmentally-friendly and long-lasting.

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