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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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ABS

ABS

Plaskolite's Utility Grade ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) sheet is produced with only the highest quality recycled product and has 100% virgin cap. ABS offers excellent impact strength and ease in fabrication. Stocked in black and white colors, with a haircell pattern on one side and a smooth finish on the reverse. Available in a thickness range from .060" to .236". standard sheet size of 48" X 96" Custom color matching and sizes available.

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Acrylic

FABBACK Marine Grade Acrylic Mirror

Marine Grade is a high quality, premium grade of FABBACK acrylic mirror sheet, that is double inspected throughout each phase of the manufacturing process to ensure maximum quality. Protective paper masks both sides. Applications in the boat/yacht cabin include bedrooms, bathrooms and main areas.

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FABBACK Mirror

FABBACK acrylic mirror is made from OPTIX® continuously processed acrylic sheet. With the process of vacuum metalizing, each sheet is given a mirror finish that is protected by the industry’s toughest, most durable backing. Standard sheet is 48" x 96" with non-stock sizes available in 36” x 60” to 80” x 120.

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OPTIX Acrylic

Crystal clear, impact- and weather-resistant, OPTIX is a continuously processed, high quality acrylic sheet. High molecular weight makes OPTIX ideal for almost any type of fabrication or glazing, while special UV stabilization protects the sheet from yellowing. Backed by a 10-year limited warranty, OPTIX is available in a wide range of thicknesses and sizes.

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OPTIX Colored Acrylic

With a variety of available color choices, OPTIX continuously processed, high quality acrylic sheet delivers impact- and weather-resistance. High molecular weight makes OPTIX ideal for almost any type of fabrication or glazing. Perfect for a variety of applications including POP displays, skylights, sunrooms and signs, OPTIX is available in a wide range of thicknesses and sizes.

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OPTIX Thick Gauge Acrylic

Thick gauge acrylic sheet by Plaskolite is available from .500" to 1.00'. Crystal clear and impact resistant, thick gauge sheet is used in a variety of applications including point-of-purchase displays, furniture and architectural glazing. Available in clear and colors with custom colors available.

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AR Coated Acrylic Mirror

AR coated acrylic mirror is the perfect choice when protection from scratching is a paramount concern. Available in many colors and thicknesses, it is ideally suited for applications that require abrasion, stain and solvent resistance. Widely used for retail displays, table tops, door panels and dry erase boards..

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AR Coated Acrylic

AR coated acrylic is the perfect choice when protection from scratching is a paramount concern. Available in many colors and thicknesses, with coating on one or both sides, it is ideally suited for applications that require abrasion, stain and solvent resistance. Widely used for retail displays, table tops, door panels and dry erase boards.

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DURAPLEX Impact Modified Acrylic

DURAPLEX continuously-processed, impact-modified acrylic sheet is up to 30 times stronger than double-strength window glass and 50 times stronger than polished wire glass or other glasses, making it an excellent choice for displays, skylights, signage and replacement windows. DURAPLEX is available in custom impact blends and a range of thicknesses, widths, colors and patterns and in flat sheets or roll stock.

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FABBACK Colored Acrylic Mirror

FABBACK color acrylic mirror sheet is made from OPTIX® continuously processed acrylic sheet. Using vacuum metalizing, each sheet is given a mirror finish that is protected by the industry’s toughest, most durable backing. An overage of 1” is provided on standard sheet sizes for maximum yield when laser cutting, and all mirror acrylic colored sheet is covered by a 3-mil laser cuttable film. 19 stocked colors with custom colors and sizes available.

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First Surface (2-Sided) Mirror Acrylic

“First Surface” is a two-sided, acrylic mirror sheet designed for retail displays and special lighting applications where the back of a mirror will remain exposed or where a reflection in both directions is desired. The mirror’s opaque film of aluminum is protected by a tough, clear coating. Color options and thicknesses of .060” and .236” available. Also available in polycarbonate.

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Polycarbonate

Aircraft Grade Mirror

Specifically engineered for use in demanding aircraft applications, Aircraft Grade mirror sheet is crack-, shatter- and abrasion-resistant. Made of lightweight polycarbonate, aircraft grade mirror will not support continuous combustion, which makes it an ideal choice for commercial aircraft lavatories. Available in .080" and .118" thicknesses and a sheet size of 48" X 96".

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AR Coated Polycarbonate Mirror

AR coated polycarbonate mirror is the perfect choice when protection from scratching is a paramount concern. Available in many colors and thicknesses, it is ideally suited for applications that require abrasion, stain and solvent resistance. Widely used for retail displays, table tops, door panels and dry erase boards..

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AR Coated Polycarbonate

AR coated polycarbonate is the perfect choice when protection from scratching is a paramount concern. Available in many colors and thicknesses, with coating on one or both sides, it is ideally suited for applications that require abrasion, stain and solvent resistance. Widely used for retail displays, table tops, door panels and dry erase boards.

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Anti-Fog Polycarbonate Mirror

Engineered to prevent fog build-up in a variety of conditions, the anti-fog coating is available on polycarbonate mirror. Anti-fog coatings are applied in a Class 100 Certified clean room to ensure quality. Also available for acrylic sheet.

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Anti-Fog Polycarbonate Non-Mirror

Engineered to prevent fog build-up in a variety of conditions, the anti-fog coating is available on polycarbonate mirror. Anti-fog coatings are applied in a Class 100 Certified clean room to ensure quality. Also available for acrylic sheet.

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First Surface (2-Sided) Mirror Polycarbonate

“First Surface” is two-sided, polycarbonate mirror sheet designed for retail displays and special lighting applications where the back of a mirror will remain exposed or where a reflection in both directions is desired. The mirror’s opaque film of aluminum is protected by a tough, clear coating. Color options and thicknesses of .118” and .236” available. Also available in acrylic.

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Polycarbonate Mirror

Plaskolite Polycarbonate Mirror sheet is the clear choice for the best in strength, security and flame resistance. Paper masked on both sides, Polycarbonate Mirror is available in 48" x 96" sheets in .118" and .236" thicknesses. Polycarbonate Mirror is also available in See-Thru, First Surface and AR coated sheet.

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