Blog | Preferred Plastics

Blog

Choosing the Just-Right Supplier

You’ve sent your drawings and RFQ out for bid, and several quotations are sitting on your desk for review. Your eyes are immediately drawn to the lowest price option. But as we all know, low price does not always imply good value. How well do you know the vendor who’s offering you this great deal?…

Make No Assumptions — Packaging Shipping and Storage are Important

Make No Assumptions — Packaging Shipping and Storage are Important

A lot of hard work went into your part design, and now it’s time to get it manufactured! You’ve sent out your drawing and RFQ, honed in on a vendor, and negotiated pricing. Everything is all set and ready to go, right? Not so fast! Have you done your packaging homework? As the final part of the…

EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGY

In order to be considered a leader in your industry you must obviously stay at the forefront of technology, and the extrusion market is no different. Preferred Plastics keeps up with state-of-the-art processing techniques and raw material advancements with constant research and development of new…

Every Job Starts with a Quotation

Every Job Starts with a Quotation

When you invite Preferred Plastics to quote on a job, we commit to utilizing our experience and expertise to provide you with a high value product that will help you achieve your goals. We will carefully listen to your needs, and might have to ask you a few questions — it’s our way of making sure…

Don't count out Plastics in Sustainability

Is there sustainability in plastics?

This seems to be a common question throughout industry today. As the need for green materials grows in commercial construction and other industries, and organizations such as LEED and MBDC are promoting tax incentive opportunities and “green points”…

Tooling for Plastics Extrusions Lesson 102

Tooling for Plastics Extrusions Lesson 102

In this second of our ‘educational’ blogs we introduce the subject of tooling. When asked what the word “tooling” means in the context of the plastic extrusion process, there is a two-part answer. Part one is the die, which is used to shape the cross-section of the profile as the plastic is…

Plainwell, MI

Address:
800 E Bridge St
Plainwell, MI 49080

Phone
(269) 685-5873

Louisville, KY

Address:
8301 Cane Run Rd
Louisville, KY 40258

Phone
(502) 935-3070