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Preferred Plastics Is Now Producing Rail Boots

The current emphasis on using American-made products in infrastructure renewal has presented compelling opportunities for U.S. companies to expand transportation-related services. At Preferred Plastics, we’re continually improving our material supply chain and extrusion processes to keep up with these developments. We have the superior capabilities to produce rail boots and insulators

ABS: An All-Around Choice for Prototypes & Parts Manufacturing

Extruded plastics are an indispensible part of modern life, and many of the plastic products you use on a daily basis are made of a thermoplastic polymer called ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). If you have played golf, stored parts in a plastic bin, or helped a child construct…

What Is Plastic Extrusion?

Composite windows, vinyl fencing, freezer gaskets & many other products are produced using a high-volume manufacturing process called plastic extrusion.

Customer Service in Plastic Extrusion

Preferred Plastics was honored to receive the U.S. Trade & Commerce Institutes 2013 Excellence in Manufacturing award.

Plastics Extrusion 3D Printing

In February of 2014 we posted some brief comments about Preferred Plastic’s interest in 3D printing and the opportunities it could bring to our customers and our industry. Well, we are pleased to announce the addition of our Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D printer that will be used to help Preferred bring your custom plastic extrusion project to life.

Our 3D printer has a massive build volume…

Effect of Chemical Exposure On Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

The following list is a general reference guide for chemical exposure on PVC that we use in our custom profile extrusions in Plainwell, MI and Louisville,…

Plainwell, MI

800 E Bridge St
Plainwell, MI 49080

(269) 685-5873

Louisville, KY

8301 Cane Run Rd
Louisville, KY 40258

(502) 935-3070