Brand new composite material uses rice husks for a convincing wood effect designed by Resysta International GmbH is located in Forsting, Germany. Resysta is a brand new composite material that replaces tropical hardwood while also attaining a new level of attractiveness and durability, when compared to existing products such as Wood Plastic Composites.
It is particularly suited to pool and maritime use due to being non-split and non-splinter. It has already been installed in projects including the Tung Chung Park in Hong Kong, the new W Hotel in Miami and Lake House Winter Haven, also in Florida. Luxury markets are experiencing a rapid expansion in demand for tropical hardwood which is giving rise to the increase in harvesting of such wood from non-sustainable sources, given that wood is hard to certify and also has a long replacement cycle.