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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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PLASKOLITE LAUNCHES NEW INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES

Plaskolite.com Now Available In English, French, German and Spanish

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 28, 2014) – Plaskolite, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of continuously processed acrylic sheet products, has launched German, Spanish and French language versions of its products website to better serve its growing roster of international clients.

The English (Plaskolite.com), French (fr.plaskolite.com), German (de.Plaskolite.com) and Spanish-language (es.Plaskolite.com) versions of the Plaskolite products site offer the same products and services across all four platforms, as well as the same tools Plaskolite.com visitors use for product and ordering support. Additionally, visitors to the products website can easily switch between preferred languages by clicking on the language selector on the site’s upper lefthand corner.

“Combined with our facilities in the Netherlands, Mexico and Turkey, these websites allow us to deliver an enhanced level of service to match our recent international production and distribution expansions,” said Plaskolite Vice President of Marketing and Sales Mitch Grindley. “We believe our customers will realize the benefits of these new sites immediately.”.

For more information on Plaskolite’s extensive products and solutions, visit www.plaskolite.com.

ABOUT PLASKOLITE
Founded in 1950 in Columbus, Ohio, USA by the Dunn Family, Plaskolite, Inc. is proud to be the largest privately owned U.S. manufacturer of continuously processed acrylic sheet products. Plaskolite's reputation is based on service, quality, stability and integrity. Plaskolite currently has more than 475 employees and operates manufacturing facilities in Columbus and Zanesville, Ohio, Grand Saline, Texas; Compton, California; Olive Branch, Mississippi and Monterrey, Mexico.

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