History

HISTORY

1975

Polymer Industries establishes itself in Henagar, Alabama and starts fabrication of imported UHMW-PE for the paper industry

1978

Polmyer Industries begins to distribute domestic made plastic sheets and rods

1983

Polymer Industries starts a distribution center in Atlanta, Georgia called Regency Plastics and purchases a distribution center in Ware Shoals, South Carolina renaming it Polymer Industries of South Carolina

1986

Polymer Industries starts to produce UHMW-PE rods and profiles through ram extrusion

1991

Polymer Industries purchases Dualite Plastics in West Monroe, Louisiana for UHMW-PE sheet production through compression molding

1994

Polymer Industries starts to produce Polyolefin sheets through sheet extrusion

1997

1997

1998

Polymer Industries divests of distribution facilities in Atlanta, Georgia, and Ware Shoals, South Carolina to focus soley on manufacturing

1999

Polymer Industries divests of Dualite Plastics in West Monroe, Louisiana temporarily getting out of UHMW-PE sheet manufacturing

2002

Polymer Industries re-enters UHMW-PE compression molding at Headquarters located in Henagar, Alabama

2002

Polymer Industries establishes a West Coast warehouse which is now located in Salt Lake City, Utah

2002

2002

2004

Polymer Industries acquires UHMW-PE manufacturing facility in Hyderabad, India

2007

Polymer Industries acquires a majority stake in Global Plastics in Oxford, Wisconsin which is now Polymer Industries Avalanche Liner Division

2008

Polymer Industries purchases its first EX-L sheet press capable of making 8′ x 20′ sheets

2010

Polymer Industries acquires UltraPoly in Tacoma, Washington, further expanding its UHMW-PE capabilities

2011

Polymer Industiries purchases its first 12 foot wide EX-L sheet extrusion line

2011

2011

2013

Polymer Industries acquires Nytef Plastics in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, getting into high performance materials

2014

2014

2016

Polymer Industries moved the Mechanical Division in Bensalem, Pennsylvania to Pisgah, Alabama

2017

Polymer Industries installed a 4′ wide sheetline at Mechanical Division in Pisgah, AL to run Acetal and Delrin products twice as large.