Transportation Extruded Plastic Parts | Preferred Plastics

Transportation Plastic Extrusion

Connecting communities with cost-effective and safe transportation is vital. As modern transport modes evolve to meet increasing demands for speed, security and environmental stewardship, the use of plastics has become more important. Improve your transportation application with lightweight and durable plastics solutions from Preferred Plastics.

Preferred Plastics is a leading manufacturer of custom extruded plastics for transportation equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. Combining knowledgeable engineers with trained craftsmen and innovative fabrication processes, we are known worldwide for meeting the most challenging specifications and delivering parts surpassing the most stringent quality standards.

Our services include custom profile extrusions, tube extrusions, co-extrusions and crosshead extrusions. Plastic extrusion is well suited for production of plastic parts with consistent wall thicknesses, and for profiles that are wider and longer than those produced by other manufacturing methods.

We manufacture extruded plastic parts for a variety of transportation applications, which include tractor-trailers, city buses, streets and school buses. Examples of components commonly fabricated include:


Founded in 1975, Preferred Plastics has extensive experience manufacturing custom extruded plastic parts from an array of materials. Materials we regularly work with include:

  • PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
  • ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)
  • TPE (thermoplastic elastomer)
  • HIPS (high impact polystyrene)
  • PETG (polyethylene terephthalate)
  • Noryl® PPO
  • Polyethylene (HDPE, MDPE, & LDPE)
  • Polypropylene
  • EHMW (extra-high molecular weight polyethylene)
  • TPO (thermoplastic olefin)
  • TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizates)
  • TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane)
  • Custom compounds


An ISO 9001:2015-certified manufacturer of custom design, build-to-print, and turnkey extruded plastic parts for the transportation sector, our team works with you from initial call to final delivery. We ensure tooling is accurate before manufacturing begins, and our facilities are fully equipped with the latest extruding equipment and technologies. This enables us to successfully manufacture components to exact requirements.

In addition, Preferred Plastics is committed to environmental sustainability. Our facilities utilize responsible manufacturing practices to minimize waste and maximize energy efficiency.

With superior workmanship, quick turnaround times, and competitive pricing, Preferred Plastics strives to provide quality extruded plastic parts for the transportation industry. We are dependable, courteous, and ready to answer any questions.

Contact Us

Plainwell, MI

800 E Bridge St
Plainwell, MI 49080

(269) 685-5873

Louisville, KY

8301 Cane Run Rd
Louisville, KY 40258

(502) 935-3070