David Edward Furniture Company Selects Seaboard™ HDPE to Assure Commercial Seating Has Long, Attractive Life

David Edward Furniture includes stylish chairs for commercial environments that require durability and longevity. Vycom’s Seaboard can help the chair arms stand up to wear and tear.

We found Seaboard easy to work with, cost effective and durable enough to stand up to bumps and scratching, as well as to cleaning chemicals–Tito Gonzalez, David Edward Furniture Co.

David Edward Furniture Company, a more than 50-year-old custom manufacturer of commercial seating based in Baltimore, MD, has selected Vycom’s Seaboard™ HDPE for a highly customized project and is now incorporating the material into its entire product line as a cost-effective and durable cap for solid wood arms.

“Our pieces take a lot of wear and tear and are frequently cleaned with strong disinfectants such as bleach, so clients often prefer the wood arms be coated with a protective material,” explains Tito Gonzalez, Red Lion, PA, Plant Manager/Quality Control for David Edward Furniture Company. “We found Seaboard easy to work with, cost effective and durable enough to stand up to bumps and scratching, as well as to cleaning chemicals.”

Initially, a medical center in Raleigh, North Carolina, contracted David Edward Furniture Co. to produce six chairs with a substrate on the arms that would be robust enough to keep the seating looking good for a long time. They also specified that it be polyethylene and less dense than the popular solid surface counter top material the company typically used. After researching options, prices and properties, the company chose to use 1/2-inch Seaboard in black to cap the wood arms.

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