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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.

Product Lines

From impact- and weather-resistant acrylic sheet to virtually unbreakable light diffusion panels, Plaskolite products meet your needs. Lines are available in a variety of colors, thicknesses and widths, as well as flat sheet and roll stock.

Optix

OPTIX is an incredibly versatile, all-purpose acrylic that delivers the clarity and longevity you need.

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Fabback

FABBACK acrylic mirror offers an incredible range of colors and patterns in a lightweight glass-alternative.

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Mustang

Offering superior forming capabilities and impact resistance, MUSTANG is a new breed in advanced sign material.

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Perfect Your Design

Whatever color, pattern or texture you need, find it with one of Plaskolite’s many finishes.

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Your Business, Our Solution

From auto to aviation, signage to store fixtures, acrylic sheets are ideal for many markets.

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