Westlake Dimex is proud to be an American manufacturer, producing recycled flexible PVC and TPE compounds to use in our own products and supply to other environmentally-friendly manufacturers. We blend innovation, expertise, and sustainability as an industry-leading manufacturer of superior quality consumer, contractor, and OEM products.
Dimex FoundedJanuary 1, 1991
Dimex Corporation was founded in 1991.
Introduction of EdgePro® Professional Poly Landscape Edging
Introduction of EdgePro® Professional Poly Landscape EdgingJanuary 1, 1993
Introduction of EdgePro® Professional Poly Landscape Edging to landscape contractors, independent garden centers, and wholesale distributors. EdgePro® Professional Edging was taller and heavier than most professional-grade poly landscape edging products on the market, quickly gaining favor with contractors nationwide.
Introduction of Dimex™ Control Joints
Introduction of Dimex™ Control JointsJanuary 1, 1995
Introduction of Dimex™ Control Joints to block manufacturers and independent building supply dealers for use in commercial building construction. Early success with smaller building supply dealers grabbed the attention of larger block manufacturers and wholesale masonry products distributors, who would work with Dimex in future years to supply control joints to contractors under their own private brands.
Introduction of EdgePro® Paver Restraint
Introduction of EdgePro® Paver RestraintJanuary 1, 1996
Introduction of EdgePro® Paver Restraint to landscape/hardscape contractors, independent garden centers, stone yards, and building supply dealers. EdgePro® Paver Restraint arrived just as the interlocking paver market began to experience explosive growth in the US, becoming a favorite with hardscape contractors due to its strength and durability.
Introduction of Industrial Runner Matting
Introduction of Industrial Runner MattingJanuary 1, 1999
Introduction of Industrial Runner Matting for OEM applications through industrial and specialty matting suppliers. Starting with a few basic patterns, Dimex set itself apart from the competition with a completely new level of service, focusing on the highest quality product and quick turnaround on delivery. Product options would expand significantly over the following years to include more patterns and highly technical switchboard and conductive products.
Launch of Dimex Compounds Sales Division
Launch of Dimex Compounds Sales DivisionJanuary 1, 2000
Launch of Dimex Compounds Division, also known as Advanced Source Technologies, specializing in the procurement of recyclable materials. Dimex recycled flexible PVC and TPE compounds are used in the manufacturing of Dimex products and provided to other manufacturers to meet their own green initiatives.
Introduction of EdgePro® Marine Dock Edging
Introduction of EdgePro® Marine Dock EdgingJanuary 1, 2001
Introduction of EdgePro® Marine Dock Edging to commercial dock builders and the marine products distributor market. EdgePro® Dock Edging quickly became the “gold standard” of commercial dock edging (also called rub rail) due to the heaviness of the profiles and material color through the entire thickness of the profile.
Introduction of E-Z Connect™ Landscape Edging
Introduction of E-Z Connect™ Landscape EdgingJanuary 1, 2007
Introduction of E-Z Connect™ Landscape Edging, Dimex’s 1st generation do-it-yourself landscape products. E-Z Connect products would later give way to our 2nd generation and current industry-leading line of landscape edging and tree care products under the EasyFlex® brand.
Launch of Dimex Office Products LLC
Launch of Dimex Office Products LLCJanuary 1, 2010
Launch of Dimex Office Products LLC with the introduction of office chair mats to office supply dealers, mass retailers, and online channels.
Introduction of EasyFlex® No-Dig Landscape Edging®
Introduction of EasyFlex® No-Dig Landscape Edging®January 1, 2014
Introduction of EasyFlex® No-Dig Landscape Edging® to do-it-yourself landscapers through major home improvement and mass retailers. The EasyFlex® No-Dig Edging® family of products has revolutionized the do-it-yourself landscape market, making it the fastest growing and soon-to-be largest product segment in consumer landscape edging.
Introduction of Next-Generation Evolve® Office Chair Mats
Introduction of Next-Generation Evolve® Office Chair MatsJanuary 1, 2017
Introduction of next-generation Evolve® Office Chair Mats that feature modern, ergonomic designs for today’s home and office workspaces. Evolve® Chair Mats represent the first significant advancement in design in over a half century, since PVC chair mats were first introduced in the 1960’s.
Decorative No-Dig Styles Introduced
Decorative No-Dig Styles IntroducedJanuary 1, 2018
With the success of EasyFlex No-Dig Landscape Edging, Dimex added three decorative styles of edging to the No-Dig family. Offered in Iron-Look, Stone-Look, and Adirondack, EasyFlex Decorative No-Dig Landscape Edging adds craftsman charm to any gardening or landscaping project.
Expanded Matting Offering
Expanded Matting OfferingJanuary 1, 2019
With extensive knowledge and success in the industrial matting and chair mat markets, Dimex expanded matting offering with three new consumer brands – MotionTex, GrillTex, and VersaTex. In just a few years, each of these mats have become best-sellers in their respective categories.
Expanded Company Facilities
Expanded Company FacilitiesJuly 1, 2019
Following continued growth and success, Dimex expanded production, warehouse, and office facilities to allow for new products, additional employees, and more manufacturing opportunities.
Additional Matting Expansion
Additional Matting ExpansionJanuary 1, 2020
Following continued success in home matting markets, Dimex launched ToolTex Toolbox Liners, CableMan Cord Protectors, and added Interlocking Tiles to the VersaTex family.
Entered Home Shopping Channels
Entered Home Shopping ChannelsJuly 1, 2020
Dimex began to feature best-selling products on two premium home shopping channels – HSN and QVC.
Oculus Polycarbonate Chair Mats Introduced
Oculus Polycarbonate Chair Mats IntroducedJanuary 1, 2021
Oculus Polycarbonate Chair Mats are introduced as the newest premium floor protectors from Westlake Dimex. Made of sturdy polycarbonate materials, these chair mats offer industry-leading clarity and durability.
Acquired by Westlake
Acquired by WestlakeJuly 1, 2021
While celebrating 30 years in business, Dimex was acquired by Westlake Corporation, a Fortune 500 company based in Houston, TX. Dimex officially became a member of the Westlake Family.
Corporate RebrandJanuary 1, 2022
Following tremendous Westlake growth, Dimex officially becomes Westlake Dimex, as part of the “One Westlake” brand. Westlake Dimex debuts new branding but stays consistent in product sustainability and quality.
Committed to Responsible Manufacturing
Westlake Dimex is committed to manufacturing responsibly to reduce our environmental footprint. We are one of the largest recyclers of plastic scrap, saving tens of millions of pounds of material from entering landfills every year. With three decades of experience in manufacturing with recycled materials, Westlake Dimex has developed world-class capabilities for processing recycled materials into the highest-quality, consistent compounds for use in industry-leading products.