Escondido, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2010) - Americover®, a leading distributor of specialty American-made polyethylene plastic, supplies to subcontractors complying with American Recovery Act. Due to the Recovery Act, effective Oct 1, 2010, “sub-contractors on new construction contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are required to buy American-made materials.” Under this Act construction companies will expand trade with American construction equipment manufactures.
Americover®, a certified woman-owned small business, distributes advanced American-made virgin polyethylene plastic and film products. Americover® provides an assortment of material ranging from Anti-Static Fire Retardant to String Reinforced Poly. Many plastics are Fire Retardant which are certified to pass NFPA 701-2004 Test 1 FR Standard and California Title 19 Fire Retardant Standard. Additional plastics include ultraviolet inhibitors (UVI), additives to protect plastic from sun exposure, increasing life span. These materials are regularly supplied to Contractors, Subcontractors and related industries.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contractors who are in compliance with lead laws use containment materials including BearAcade®, a self-adhesive containment film supplied by Americover®. The signature line of self adhesive products can cover carpet, counters, floor, and glass. Americover® provides plastic that shield vapor, asbestos and other harmful components. Depending on plastic, thickness range from 4 mil to 40 mil and include various sizes including custom sizes.
Customers state “With distribution locations throughout the United States material is delivered in a timely manner, ensuring projects are completed legally and thoroughly.” Materials are made in efforts to coincide with new laws and regulations in the industry. Americover® products continue major presence in the Aerospace, Commercial and Residential industries.
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