Jean Luc Lavergne began his career in the plastics industry in 1982 as a sales representative for a plastics resins distributor in Montreal, Quebec where he expanded his knowledge and inaugurated into the world of recycling.
He founded Lavergne in 1986, manufacturing recycled plastics compounds from post-consumer & post-industrial plastic wastes steams.
In 1996, he was the first one to obtain a non-objective FDA status in North America where the end products used in contact with food. A first in the recycling community.
In 1998 he added a new division that utilized a unique technology that transformed recycled material into a highly sophisticated recycled engineering compounds. All the while, recruiting experienced team members with skill sets in fields of chemistry, technology equipment, production output, quality systems, that enable the company to offer the industry with high-quality products in a competitive market.
More investment started in the summer of 2018 to increase capacity, adding latest separation technology and more automation, keeping up with the demand, assuring fantastic service and never jeopardizing their clientele competitive edge within their respective industries.
Jean Luc Lavergne says, "I wake up every morning to make plastic circular.”