Retegra™ PCR in Racking Applications

At PolySource, we pride ourselves on the technical problem-solving abilities of our consultants in the field. We consistently aim to provide the best solutions for our customers, which is why our field experts are trained at every level of plastic program development. To showcase this expertise, we have provided several case studies that emphasize the PolySource advantage. We’re not just your average plastic resin distribution company; we are your partner in delivering technical solutions that your business benefits from.

Large Information Technology OEM

Before PolySource

This OEM built racks for server rooms and sought to achieve corporate sustainability goals with the plastic parts they produced.


  • They needed 35% certified Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) content in their racking applications

Application Requirements

  • 75% certified PCR content
  • UL94 rated 5VA/V0 @ 1.5mm resin
  • Must meet mechanical property requirements

PolySource Solution


  • UL94 rated 5VA/V0, 35% certified PCR product
  • Met application’s flame and mechanical needs
  • Certified PCR feedstocks

Advantages of New Material

  • Didn’t sacrifice mechanical performance when compared to a virgin grade

Bottom Line

  • Customer has translated this to more applications to help achieve their sustainability goals
  • PolySource created a stocking program to manage customers’ lack of manufacturing space to help reduce lead times