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DOING IT RIGHT SINCE 1950

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

1951

Plastic drinking straws gave us our first taste of success.

1952

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

1954

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

1960

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

1970

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

1974

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

1994

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

1996

Plaskolite acquires Continental Acrylics, a specialty polymers business.

1997

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

2000

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

2006

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

2007

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

2012

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

2014

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

POP Display/ Store Fixture

For eye-catching, fingerprint- and scratch resistant displays, Plaskolite offers a variety of aesthetically pleasing OPTIX acrylic sheet and polymers to enhance any product presentation. Increased durability ensures a long life for POP displays and store fixtures.

View our product catalog for a complete list of Plaskolite's thermoplastic sheet and acrylic polymer products for the POP display and store fixture industries.
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Multiple color and finish options achieve desired effects that hold up to high-traffic retail environments.

Incorporating color, light, translucence and strength, point-of-purchase (POP) and store displays can attract attention and be beautiful when designed with OPTIX acrylic sheet and polymers.

Easily fabricated using a variety of methods, combined with the high-impact strength of acrylic results in a durable finished product.

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Applications

  • Cosmetic Displays
  • Retail Displays
 

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Keep Displays Brilliant

Plaskolite anti-scratch coatings deliver abrasion-resistance to keep displays looking new.

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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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Unsure if you need translucent or transparent, colored or clear? A sample will help you decide.

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