Productive Plastics Wins Two Awards at Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Conference

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Productive Plastics, Inc., a leading contract manufacturer for custom heavy gauge plastic thermoformed parts, won a Gold and a Silver award for two different entries at the annual Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division Conference in Atlanta, GA recently.

Productive Plastics, Inc. wins 2 SPE Thermoforming Awards

Productive Plastics, Inc. wins 2 SPE Thermoforming Awards

“Both entries demonstrate Productive Plastics' long-standing expertise in contract manufacturing for the medical diagnostics equipment industry, where there can be many engineering challenges,” stated Evan Gilham, Productive Plastics COO.

For the 2015 SPE thermoforming competition, Productive Plastics submitted two entries. An MRI scanning unit won the Gold Award in the Heavy Gauge - Combined Value Added Assembly category. This medical scanner had ten thermoformed parts made with cast molds and machined molds. There is a separate metal frame and custom hardware that were designed to reduce installation and service time. The painted covers have a high gloss finish.

The second entry was in the Heavy Gauge Pressure Form category - an automated medical diagnostic test machine consisting of 7 different pressure formed parts. These part were attached to a metal skeleton and required tight tolerances. The pressure forming process (http://www.productiveplastics.com/pressure-forming/) utilized a textured mold.

“Both entries demonstrate Productive Plastics' long-standing expertise in contract manufacturing for the medical diagnostics equipment industry, where there can be many engineering challenges,” stated Evan Gilham, Productive Plastics COO. “So we really appreciate the recognition from SPE for our work with these medical heavy gauge thermoforming projects.”

About Productive Plastics - Headquartered in Mt. Laurel NJ and established in 1955, Productive Plastics offers thermoformed plastics using pressure thermoforming and vacuum forming (http://www.productiveplastics.com/vacuum-forming/). In addition to the medical diagnostic industry, Productive Plastics is also a leading manufacturer of heavy gauged thermoformed parts for transportation, kiosk, industrial, and plastic enclosure markets. Productive Plastics is part of the Productive Group of companies, which includes Sensigraphics, a custom manufacturer/supplier of membrane switches, graphic overlays, control panels, keypads, and touch screens. For more information, please visit http://www.productiveplastics.com/

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