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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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Why Piedmont Plastics Is The Preferred Partner In The Maritime Industry

Nov 13, 2017

In the maritime industry, water-tight and lightweight materials are both necessary in order to project the watercraft and ensure it can remain afloat. In addition, water vessels must be able to resist fading from exposure to salt water and other corrosive elements.

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Everything You Need To Know About Polycarbonate Sheet

Oct 30, 2017

In the plastics industry, polycarbonate sheet is one of the most versatile materials on the market. Used for everything from medical equipment to food processing, polycarbonate has a number of specific benefits that cause them to be a favorite among builders and product manufacturers. Here's what today's product manufacturers need to know about polycarbonate sheet, its uses, and its benefits.

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Stand Out From The Competition At Your Next Trade Show

Oct 15, 2017

One of the biggest challenges companies face when going to a trade show is finding a way to stay professional, while still standing out from the crowd. Your booth needs something to make people stop and take a closer look, yet too many bells and whistles can detract from your branding goals. If you are headed to a trade show soon, here's how you can stand out with the right display!

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What Is HDPE Sheet?

Oct 6, 2017

HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) is a material commonly used in cutting boards and other food services applications. Its excellent durability and low moisture absorption make it a logical choice for these applications. Here is a closer look at what HDPE sheet is and how it can be used.

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How Industrial Plastic Materials Are Used In Airplanes

Oct 2, 2017

In the airline manufacturing industry, a balance between reducing weight and ensuring aircraft durability is a necessity. Piedmont Plastics has been integral in creating durable, yet lightweight, industrial plastic materials to help modern aircraft...

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Enhance Your Marketing Efforts With Quality Displays

Sep 29, 2017

Today's marketing is all about visual components. From the website that displays your product or service to the trade show display and even signage in the store that draws attention, you need to have visual components to make your product or service stand out. Advertising displays are a large part of this.

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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 →