AHMEEK, Michigan -- GatorBar, the industry leading composite rebar manufacturer for concrete reinforcement, is excited to announce it has received approved product status from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). As an approved glass fiber polymer product provider, GatorBar is certified to meet the material requirements of ODOT Construction and Materials Specifications, 509.10, 705.01 and 705.28 standards. This approval allows immediate use in construction projects across the State of Ohio.
Matt Kero, GatorBar Director of Engineering & Manufacturing said, “We are extremely pleased to receive this ODOT certification and further GatorBar’s validity and acceptance across our nation’s DOTs. Departments of Transportation maintain diligent material, performance and property testing processes ensuring code enforcement, engineering staff and project owners receive a product meeting the highest industry standards. GatorBar has worked with ODOT engineers to address their application and material questions. We are proud to add yet another state level DOT GatorBar approval to our growing list.”
GatorBar is an industry changing, glass fiber reinforced composite rebar (GFRP), that is 100% made in the USA using 100% USA made materials. GatorBar offers:
- The most economical composite rebar on the market.
- Pricing comparable or better than steel with increased strength and performance.
- Significantly increased installation, labor and transportation advantages.
- Over 2x stronger in tensile strength than steel.
- 4x lighter in weight than steel.
The ODOT glass fiber reinforced polymer approved product list can be viewed here.
Ahmeek, MI based GatorBar is the only “100% Made in the USA” composite rebar. GatorBar’s manufacturing processes, custom production lines, control systems and technologies were designed and constructed from scratch using the know-how, ingenuity, tenacity and determination of American trained and experienced engineers, designers, fabricators and service companies. GatorBar unapologetically bootstrapped itself into a product segment where no one had gone before and became what it is today…America’s Rebar. Further information about or how to purchase GatorBar, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 906.934.2661.