The Plaskolite success story spans six decades. See how it all began.


Plastic drinking straws gave us our first taste of success.


Plaskolite introduces the "lifetime fly swatter," the must-have accessory for every front porch.


As fluorescent lighting fixtures become popular, Plaskolite begins extruding prismatic patterned lenses.


Remember the hula hoop craze? Plaskolite manufactured hula hoops in the early sixties.


Plaskolite begins producing smooth acrylic sheets for storm doors and windows; it's much safer than plate glass.


Plaskolite builds its first polymer plant, enabling us to produce our own pellets for sheet production.


With the purchase of MIR-ACRYL, Plaskolite begins producing mirrored acrylic sheet; security mirrors; and hard-coated acrylic sheet products.


Plaskolite acquires Continental Acrylics, a specialty polymers business.


The acquisition of RAM PRODUCTS' flat sheet business enables Plaskolite to begin production of 19 acrylic mirror colors.


In August, Plaskolite completes construction on a state-of-the-art 245,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Zanesville, Ohio.


Plaskolite acquired Bunker Plastics, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate mirror; formed security and transportation mirror; and performance enhancement plastic coatings.


Plaskolite acquires the continuously processed acrylic sheet division of Lucite International, including manufacturing plants in Olive Branch, Miss., and Monterrey, Mexico.


Plaskolite acquires the North American VIVAK® line of PETG sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC.


Plaskolite acquires the mirror sheet product line
from SPECCHIDEA s.r.l. of Torino, Italy.

How it's used

Plaskolite acrylic is used in hundreds of ways in thousands of everyday products, from retail environments to consumer electronics, cars, boats and aircraft.

An extremely versatile and adaptable material, Plaskolite acrylic sheet is often chosen for its durability, impact strength and color and pattern possibilities. Look around and you'll find acrylic sheet everywhere.

The "glass" on your cellphone and the windows on your car may be acrylic, chosen for high impact strength and low weight. And because a mirrored finish can be applied to acrylic sheet, acrylic is even used for your side view and rear view mirrors.

If you're reading this website on a laptop, you could be looking through acrylic sheet. If the room you're in is lit by fluorescent lights, the diffusing panel that hides the bulbs could also be made from acrylic. Because it can be formed to nearly any shape, acrylic is prevalent at stores and malls – the signs you read, point-of-purchase displays that grab your attention and jewelry cases that protect watches and rings are all made using acrylic.

Wondering how you can use Plaskolite acrylic sheet? Contact us.


The temperature at which acrylic begins to soften. This low heat point allows fabricators to easily shape acrylic to meet their design demands.

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Vibrant Colors, No Fading

Choose from a rainbow of colors that stay true, thanks to the properties of acrylic.

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Perfect Your Design

Whatever color, pattern or texture you need, find it with one of Plaskolite’s many finishes.

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More Durable, Greater Strength

Find out why acrylic is chosen over glass, polycarbonate and other materials.

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