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Summer's Almost Here! Is Your Dock Ready?

May 1, 2018

If you live near the water or own a boat, then summer means quite a bit of time by or on the water. In order to enjoy your waterfront to the fullest, you need a boat dock that will keep things running well. Whether for recreation or for commercial use, that boat dock is going to take a beating, but plastics from Piedmont Plastics can help keep it in good repair.

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Best Applications For UHMW Sheet

Apr 18, 2018

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, or UHMW, is a thermoplastic with a high abrasion resistance and excellent waterproof capabilities that make it a favorite material in several industries. Available in sheet, rod and tube formats, as well as a variety of profiles, to fit many needs.

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How Plastic Sheet Is Used In The Food Processing Industry

Apr 2, 2018

From cutting boards to food storage and even conveyor systems, plastics are making a big impact on the food processing industry. Because they can handle harsh environments, even the most acidic foods and harshest cleaning chemicals are no match for their durability.

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Piedmont Plastics Products Playing Important Role In Booming Construction Industry

Mar 26, 2018

Charlotte, NC, is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. It seems as though new apartment communities, office buildings, recreational areas, breweries, and even new retail centers are popping up almost every night in this thriving metropolitan area to meet the demands of a growing population.

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How To Buy Plastic Sheet

Mar 15, 2018

In manufacturing, construction, medical care and even food service, plastic sheet is an invaluable material that makes creating and using products easier. Piedmont Plastics makes it easy for companies and manufacturers to buy plastic sheet that will meet their needs well.

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How Plastic Materials Are Used In Outdoor Activities

Mar 1, 2018

Spring is popping up all over the country. With it comes thoughts of spending time together outdoors as families start enjoying an increasing amount of outdoor recreation. As you pull out your outdoor equipment, stop and look at how much of it includes plastic.

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Plastic… Making The World A Safer Place

Feb 19, 2018

When it comes to safety, plastic is supreme. From security and protection equipment to shatterproof windshields and even bullet-resistant "glass", plastic is taking over the safety and security industry. Here is a closer look at some of the ways plastic materials are being used in modern safety equipment.

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How Plastic Materials Are Used For Recreational Products

Feb 12, 2018

When it comes to having fun, plastic is the go-to material. From playgrounds to sporting equipment, plastic is providing the durable, lightweight and colorful building blocks for modern recreation. The next time you go outside to play, take a closer look around you, and you just might find places where plastics are making an impact.

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What Is Phenolic?

Feb 5, 2018

At Piedmont Plastics, our goal is to provide distributors and manufacturers with a full range of materials to fit their needs. One of those materials we offer is phenolic sheet. This specialized material has a wide range of applications including electrical work and parts fabrication. Here's a closer look at what phenolic sheet is and how it can be used.

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The Art Of Creating The Perfectly-Staged Event Display

Jan 29, 2018

When you’re marketing your product, service or company at a trade show, you have to figure out a way to stand out from the crowd. That starts with your trade show display or booth

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How Plastic Materials Are Used In Specialty Vehicles

Jan 22, 2018

The automotive industry is benefiting significantly from advances in plastics. The lighter weight and corrosion resistance of plastics make them ideally suited for a wide range of applications in vehicles.

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Best Uses For Acrylic Sheet

Jan 9, 2018

Acrylic sheet, with its moldable material, lightweight nature, and high impact resistance, combined with superior optical clarity, is used in a wide range of applications.

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Why The Automotive Industry Is Investing Heavily In Plastics In The New Year

Jan 2, 2018

Every year, automakers come up with new innovations to offer consumers. In 2018, trends are pointing to a heavier reliance on plastics, and for good reason.

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Common Uses Of ABS Plastic Sheet

Dec 27, 2017

At Piedmont Plastics, one of our more popular materials is our ABS plastic sheet. ABS, short for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, combines three components into an affordable and durable thermoplastic polymer that is commonly sold in sheet as well as rod and plate, depending on the application desired.

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How Plastics Are Changing The Medical Industry

Dec 12, 2017

When it comes to the modern medical facility, it's far more common to see plastic furniture and materials rather than the tried-and-true stainless steel of days past. 

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The Importance Of Signage

Dec 8, 2017

Your business relies on many different things to reach your customers, but one of the first and most important is your signage. 

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Best Applications For Kydex Sheet

Nov 30, 2017

Kydex Thermoplastic Sheet is a durable plastic product that comes in a range of patterns, thicknesses, colors and textures.

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Celebrating 50 Years

At Piedmont Plastics we've come a long way since opening our doors in 1968 with one location and five employees... Read More →