Done Deal

21st July, 2019
Gary Hughes of Teckro

Irish company Trifol has opened a €12 million plant in Co Laois that will use patented technology to convert plastic waste into wax.

The firm raised €300,000 on the Spark crowdfunding platform in just 24 hours.

The Portlaoise facility is the world’s first commercial plastic waste-to-wax plant and will employ 16 people initially.

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