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SHOW HISTORY

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.

Roll Stock

The Plaskolite roll stock option offers the ultimate in flexibility and economy.

Available for most sign-grade acrylic substrates, roll-stock sheet delivers all the benefits of standard sheet, but with unlimited lengths that help reduce seams and joints. This makes roll stock ideal for especially large applications, such as outdoor signage.

Roll stock also provides efficient space utilization, which translates into simplified inventory storage and warehouse operations. Plus, roll stock helps contribute to your bottom line by providing better total sheet usage for less waste and scrap.

Contact us to see if roll stock is the right option for your application.

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The Optimal Answer

OPTIX is a durable, lightweight acrylic that works as well for glazing as it does for windows.

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Strength and Clarity

Up to 30 times stronger than double-strength glass, DURAPLEX offers ultimate strength.

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Your Message, Bold and Bright

Our acrylic and copolyester signage solutions attract attention without fading or yellowing.

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