WPC: A True Tension-Free Housing & Infra Product

“Aestheconomic product in a true sense considering all the aspects”, the statement, endorsed by one of the key Pathframe clients, sums up the true value and aesthetic appeal that comes naturally with the Wood Polymer Composites (WPC) door frames. It’s not just a statement, but rather a testament to what PathFrame offers to WPC offers to all its valued clients. As the WPC-based solutions facilitator, PathFrame (headquartered in Ahmedabad – a UNESCO World Heritage City) has successfully delivered over 30 projects –distributed over the public, private, education, healthcare and industrial sectors.

Taking its commitment to serve the esteemed clientele with ever-improved WPC solutions, the engineered products facilitator has become of the very firsts to introduce a true tension (Termite, Excess Moisture, Nonviable, Sticky Door, Inflammable, Old-fashioned and Non-Eco-friendly) free Fire Resistance WPC Door Frames which can withstand the fire up to 120 minutes.

FR WPC Door Frames’ Categories:

Within four years of its inception and following up with the mission to serve the WPC sector with the best of the door frames, across the sectors, it launched four categories of FR-rated WPC Door Frames that can withstand fire up to 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes and 120 minutes. And with the introduction of a variety of FR door frame solutions, Pathframe has become the first-of-its-kind WPC pioneer to serve the market with much-needed door frames which can withstand fire up to 120 minutes. This will allow firefighters in particular and common people in general sufficient time for firefighting.

WPC Explained:

The widespread use of wood and wooden materials for various purposes put our environment in great danger as it led to deforestation harming ecological balance and human sustenance. Governments across the world are trying to minimize the use of wood so as to safeguard the environment and ecology from further degradation. And the WPC-based solutions perfectly fit the billing as they can be the perfect replacement for the woods. And if the global market growth measured in the last four decades is to be considered then the WPCs can be the appropriate alternative to the woods in near future.

According to a recent study by a leading market research firm Mordor Intelligence, the global WPCs market is likely to register a Compound Average Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5 per cent on a year-on-year basis from 2022 to 2027. And the Building & Construction sectors are going to be the biggest market for WPCs. In another study by Allied Market Research, the global WPCs market is set to register a CAGR of over 12 per cent. The overall market value was estimated at $2,551 million in 2016 and is likely to hit $6,584 million by 2023.

The WPC is a wood and polymer composite composed of a major chunk of green virgin polymer granules mixed with wooden or saw-dust. The composites are so formed and offer higher flexibility to the material with respect to shape, colour and texture. Furthermore, a reduction in the need of a higher amount of material can be obtained through the engineering of special shapes. The ratio of wood, plastic, and additives in WPC depends on the manufacturing process and desired properties of the end product. The WPC commercial products are increasingly replacing several products in various structural applications, especially in the construction sector.

WPC-Based Solutions :

The WPC-based solutions have not only been accepted widely and with open arms by one and all but also because of the various factors – like the assurance of safety, sense of quality, aesthetic appeal, precision customization, value addition, etc. — associated with it. Moreover, what goes most in the favour of the WPC-based frame and door solution is the processing method of the WPC solutions. These methods make the WPCs to be formed into almost any shape and thus are used for a wide variety of applications, such as windows, door frames, interior panels in cars, railings, fences, landscaping timbers, cladding and siding, park benches, moulding and furniture.

Furthermore, the WPC-based door frames and doors are, practically, free of all the issues associated with the traditional wood-based frames and doors. Besides, it has a very long self-life, which is like installing once and forgetting about any issue or service thereafter. And that makes it a perfect alternative to wood and thereby it can be the best suited for installing it in your personal and professional spaces like kitchen, living area, bedroom, washrooms, offices and farmhouse as well.

WPC’s Market Positions

According to Fortune Business Insights (FBI) — an end-to-end solutions and flagship research technologies company based in Maharashtra — in the year 2019, the global WPCs market size was pegged at $4.77 billion and the same is projected to touch $9.03 billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 8.57 per cent. Looking at the WPCs market growth and CAGR on a year-on-year basis, the global market is looking at these solutions in a big way. And WPC solutions being environment-friendly as well as a one-time investment, are set to be the future market leader and, perhaps, the only perfect alternative to wood.

When it comes to the Indian market, the segment has captured people’s imagination which is reflected in the double-digit annual growth in the last 10 years. According to market research, the WPC market segment registered a growth of 12.2 per cent to $4,601.7 million from $2579.90 million in 2018. The CAGR of 12.2 per cent is anticipated to remain for at least another 5 to 7 years.

Keeping on the expected line of growth of WPC markets in India and elsewhere, the engineered wood solutions pioneer is leaving no stone unturned in offering what people as well as a good industry expect in near future. However, while working on tapping the WPC market, it’s always good to have a clear understanding of the features WPC offers that help it assume the best solution going forward.

WPC Features Make it a True Champion:

  • Made from waste and recycled materials
  • Components: Wood Mass, Wood Waste, Agricultural Waste, Waste Plastics, etc.
  • Environment Friendly
  • Long Lasting and No Maintenance
  • Prevents Natural Wood Cutting
  • Withstand External Exposure
  • Biodegradable Raw materials: Rice Husk, Cotton, Coir and Jute, etc.
  • No Waste Production
  • Free of Formaldehyde and Melamine Emissions
  • Surface Quoting Not Required
  • Buyback Guaranteed as Most of the WPCs can be recycled

Last but not the least, looking at the various advantageous aspects WPC offers to individuals and industry and when you further augment it with the newly introduced categories of FR-rated WPC Door Frames, Pathframe becomes one of the undisputed champions of WPC pioneer solution providers. A solution that not only the Indian markets but also the global market are banking on in a big way.

For more information on the newly introduced FR WPC Door Frames, please visit the website pathframe.com or contact us and have a comprehensive insight into the product, service and more in detail.

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