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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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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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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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FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror

For both excellent durability and special design needs, FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror is an ideal choice. Available in prismatic and Non-Glare patterns, FABBACK provides the industry’s toughest protective back coating, which protects against scratching during fabrication. FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror is available in a 48" x 96" sheet size and .125" thickness.

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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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