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  1. Staying Safe

    Here in Minnesota, we're coming up on additional restrictions due to Covid19 spikes as we approach the 2020 holiday season. While we've touched on ways materials can be cleaned, sanitized, and used for protection; we just want to ensure you're giving yourself and your guests the best chance at staying safe. You can use Polycarbonate as a clear barrier so...
  2. Our New Normal

    As more people return to doing things they way they had before the pandemic started, one common sight will remain to be clear barriers. These simple additions ensure extra protection for their employees, as well as their customers to help limit the spread of Covid19. While a simple panel works well in situations like a drive-through window, freestanding options are...
  3. Sterilizing medical grade materials today

    With the complications of the global Covid19 pandemic continuing to affect so many facets of the world around us, more attention is being paid to how materials are cleaned and prepared to reduce the risk of infectious disease spread. Decontamination is a major focus and there are various ways sterilization can be completed. Steam autoclaves, gamma radiation and hot air...
  4. Making the most of materials

    While Covid19 has restricted people's access to team sports, practice facilities, and more; players are focusing on practice however they're able to get it in. One way this can be done is through dryland practices. If stick skills and shooting are a focus, HDPE makes a great platform to use to simulate that on ice feel. Whether you're prospect is...
  5. Protecting what matters!

    Covid19 effects almost everything in the world around us. The demand for clear sheets made of Polycarbonate and Acrylic have increased significantly, demand has greatly outpaced supply. Luckily, we are seeing the availability of these materials rebound and material needs are more readily and easily met. At the time of writing, Covid19 is still a very valid and current concern...
  6. Not finding the thickness you need?

    Plastics International may be able to help with some of those in-between sizes you may encounter for your machining jobs. On most materials we offer the option to fly-cut to thickness for those tough to find sizes. Please note, some materials and sizes are unfortunately unable to be quoted, but it doesn't hurt to ask! If you would like to...