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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.

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CA-41 UVT

High flow resin for application requiring UV transparency. Suitable for parts or lenses for medical devices.

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CA-51 UVT

Injection molding resin with medium heat resistance and melt flow rate. Offers excellent optical properties and design flexibility. Specially designed for UV light transparency. Suitable for parts or lens for medical device application.

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Medical / Biocompatible Grades

CA-1000 IG

Excellent environmental stability and transparency. Ideally designed for injection molding of Medical devices and housewares products in contact with food use. Excellent recovery time and weatherability.

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CA-927 G

Impact modified acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 7 times the strength of general purpose acrylic, formulated for applications where gamma ray sterilization is required. Ideal for a variety of medical device parts, as well as housewares products.

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CA-927 GHF

Impact modified, high flow acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 7 times the strength of general purpose acrylic, formulated for applications where gamma ray sterilization is required. Ideal for a variety of medical device parts, as well as housewares products.

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CP-1000 IG

Excellent environmental stability and transparency. Ideally designed for injection molding of Medical devices and housewares products in contact with food use. Excellent recovery time and weatherability.

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FDA Compliant

CA-1000 I FDA

High impact modified acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 10 times the strength of general purpose acrylic. It posses excellent environmental stability and transparency, with excellent surface gloss. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

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CA-41 FDA

High flow resin suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

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CA-51 FDA

Injection molding resin with medium melt flow rate suitable for application requiring FDA compliance

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CA-61 FDA

Resin designed for both injection molding and extrusion processes, offering good heat resistance and medium flow. Offers outstanding processability and optical clarity, and can be easily blended with other resins and colors. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

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CA-81 FDA

Excellent performance and processability. Designed for both injection molding and extrusion processes. Lubricated resin with a high molecular weight. Crystal clear in appearance and can be easily blended with other resins and colors. Suitable for application requiring FDA compliance

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CA-82 FDA

Injection molding resin, formulated for ease in mold release, offering a high molecular weight and good heat resistance. Crystal clear in appearance and can be easily blended with other resins and colors. Suitable for application requiring FDA compliance.

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CA-924 FDA

Impact modified acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 4 times the strength of general purpose acrylic. Excellent performance and processability with high light transmissions. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

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CA-927 FDA

Impact modified acrylic resin for injection molding with up to 7 times the strength of general purpose acrylic. Outstanding performance, surface gloss, optical clarity and light transmissions. Practical toughness and excellent in blending with other resins and with colorant. Suitable for applications requiring FDA compliance.

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