The Ever-Changing Export Market
Ted Kaiser, President, Dock 7 Materials Group, LLC
There are still overseas markets for agricultural plastics, however, regulation and tight margins lead to constant changes and inconsistent demand.
Ted Kaiser is the owner and founder of Dock 7 Materials Group, LLC, a global plastics recycling business with over $4 million in annual sales. The company specializes in scrap, resins, and recycled plastic, particularly from the agricultural sector. Dock 7 specializes in the agricultural plastics sector and deals in all types used for farming, irrigation, transport, and packing. Ted and his team have a wealth of experience in bringing these materials to market through solving complex logistical and collection challenges.In 2013, Ted was named a “Rising Star” under the age of 40 by Plastics News and has been published in multiple publications including Resource Recycling’s Plastics Recycling Update. He currently serves on the Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference advisory board, participates in numerous professional and charitable organizations, and is actively involved with his alma mater, the University of Southern California.