Horticultural Clips and Supports


There is a growing demand for biodegradable / compostable products for use in agri- and horticulture as growers increasingly take a stand against farming practices that are not environmentally sustainable. To meet the widening demand, we have developed a range of clips and trusses to complement our range of compostable twines. The clips are compostable … Read more

Marine Degradable Ropes


Plastic pollution in our oceans is becoming an issue of global concern.  The New Zealand aquaculture industry is dedicated to producing seafood in a sustainable way and that includes contributing to a circular marine economy where resources are not allowed to become waste.  Plastic plays an important role in seafood production today.  The functional properties … Read more

Agricultural wire


This wire is not made from biodegrable materials, but it is long lasting and recyclable.  It is a Polyester/Polyamide substitute for steel wire and makes best use of plastic’s best features: it is long-lasting, light weight and easy to work with.  This extruded wire is designed to provide an alternative in environments where steel wire … Read more

Medical Products

We manufacture a range of medical filaments used as the backbone for medical cleaning devices such as the patented Pullthru Cleaning Brush. We also manufacture non sterile tubes used for healthcare applications such as sanitizer pumps and have a new biopolymer product under development.

Textile recycling trials


Humanity’s addiction to fast and cheap fashion is fuelled by mass production, low cost and large volumes mainly by multinational retail chains.  European studies show that 30% of clothing we buy is used for less than one year before discarded. When we choose to throw out clothing, it can be re-used as second-hand clothing, recycled … Read more

Choosing the right trimmer line for your needs


Taking the time to make an informed decision about the trimmer line you buy will save you a lot of frustration and some money in the long run.  The diameter and shape of a trimmer line can have a significant impact on its efficiency and durability in your model of line trimmer.  Here are some … Read more

Your Trimmer Line Shapes Make a difference to the end result


Trimmer lines, and the technology used to manufacture them, have changed significantly since it was first made in the early seventies.  One of the obvious developments has been around the many different trimmer line shapes now available.  Some manufacturers really let their creativity go wild in this space with shapes such as Beads, Diamond, Saw … Read more

Northland business award winners

Northland business award winners cover a wide range of firms. By NORTHERN ADVOCATE posted 31st Oct 2018 Extrutec Ltd took out the Northland Inc Innovation Award. The judges said: Extrutec is a business that produces filaments for the agricultural industry, mainly hothouses and bailing twine. In the past the plastic twines have been impossible to … Read more

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