Fibre Tech Industrial Plastics (FTIP) has continued to play a major role within the manufacturing sector, operating in Guyana for almost 25 years, creating employment and boosting the supply of locally manufactured goods. The strength, durability and versatility of ‘fiber’ has allowed the company to manufacture, customize and repair a range of products. Over the years, the company has saved the country significant amount of foreign currency, by producing and repairing products which would have had to be imported and / or condemned.
FTIP has impacted positively on many sectors / sub-sectors including agriculture - canopies for tractors, repairs to machinery and equipment, etc., forestry – repairs to machinery and equipment, etc. mining - lab. equipment, sluice boxes, missile tubes, portable toilets, urinals, shower stalls, repairs services, etc., tourism - kayaks, boats, canoes, bars, stools, huts, health – labs, etc. education – desks, chairs, tables, etc., recreational products such as slides and swings, benches, etc., residential – bathtubs, cupboards, sinks, islands, tables, chairs, etc., industrial – tanks (fuel, water) translucent sheets, etc.
FTIP has in place a management system which pays much attention to quality, health and safety. While the company adheres to International / Canadian standards in the manufacturing process, the lack of local standards for its products remains a major challenge. FTIP is committed to practicing good corporate governance, promoting community development and providing equal opportunities with regards to employment and human resources development. The location of the factory (Agriculture Road, Triumph) allows the company to practice these principles.
The company has introduced new designs for many of its products as well as developed new products, utilizing innovative and environmentally – friendly technologies. The company has improved the design of many of its products, making them more appealing and in keeping with international standards / trends. Along with new designs, the company has also produced some new and innovative products. This has not only fulfilled the needs of customers, but also allowed the company to realize its mandate of being dynamic and creative, using innovative technologies.
Fibre Tech Industrial Plastics (FTIP) has successfully embarked on the Quality Journey by attaining certification to the Guyana Standard- GYS 557:2020 Plastic bathtub and shower units.