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What is plastics thermoforming?

Many plastics applications, especially sample or prototype parts, require thermoforming to form the plastic into unique shapes and sizes. Thermoforming is accomplished in 3 steps: a plastic sheet is carefully heated to a pliable, stretchable temperature, the heated plastic is placed in a mold, then the individual pieces are trimmed to size. Thermoforming Applications At […]

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Looking to upgrade your retail space? Consider plastics!

Retail store design is constantly evolving. Do you dream of incorporating plastics products in your Point of Purchase display cases, FRP panels, or PVC display boards? Whatever you can imagine, we have your entire retail needs covered…with plastics! Here’s a sampling of the plastics materials you can use in your retail space: See-through plastics: Acrylic […]

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Is Plastic Patio Furniture Making a Comeback?

At some point we have all had those dainty plastic wicker chairs on our patio and throwing them out was the best decision ever… at the time. They were ugly! Well, a few designers have redesigned that same plastic furniture to look fabulous! Is this the new trend? We can’t resist good design, especially when […]

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3D Printing Never Looked So Tasty

Check out these funky and fun cake molds chef  Dinara Kasko created, making us proud. At ACI Plastics we can appreciate a good design when we see it. These cake molds were printed in a 3D printer and come in a variety of sizes. It’s amazing what the 3D printing is capable of, you can literally […]

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