Profile Plastics, Inc.

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Lake Bluff, IL  |  847-604-5100

As a team at Profile Plastics, we are proud to have been a leading manufacturer of vacuum formed plastics since 1960. With our years of experience, we have optimized our production process to be organized and cost-efficient while creating high-quality, complex products. Our products are designed for a range of industries, including healthcare, transportation, industrial, and specialty.

Our 170,000 square feet facility in Lake Bluff, IL is operated by our 120+ employees who work 24/7. We have 14 art thermoforming machines and 21 5-axis CNC trimming machines, allowing us to achieve high-volume production capabilities. We are dedicated to providing high-quality products with a quick turnaround time. Our team organization approach minimizes lead times and makes cost-efficient changes, contributing to our success.

We offer a variety of materials to create products, including ABS, PC/ABS, PC, and PRTG, and consistently provide high-quality results even in high-volume production runs. Profile Plastics has received over 40 awards from the Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division. We are ISO 9001: 2008 certified registered and conform to all standards and procedures. We also are RoHS, REACH UL 94, and FDA/NSF compliant. In addition, Profile Plastic provides in-house analysis on First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs), Production Part Approval Process (PPAPP), and other analyses required by the customer.

We specialize in creating custom vacuum formed plastic products designed to meet the specific requirements of each of our clients. Our products include plastic trays, containers, covers, and enclosures for industries such as medical, automotive, electronics, and consumer goods. We also offer a range of services to help our customers through every stage of the production process, including design and engineering support, prototyping, tooling, assembly, packaging, and shipping. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and support throughout the entire process.

At Profile Plastics, we have the capabilities to handle projects of all sizes, from small prototype runs to large-scale production runs. We use the latest technology and equipment to ensure that our products are of the highest quality, and our team of skilled technicians and engineers has the expertise to create even the most complex and detailed products to meet the unique needs of our customers.

Our highly successful, organized, and cost-efficient manufacturing and production make us one of the best in the industry. With our experience and expertise, our customers can depend on us to create the best products for their needs. Contact us today to get started with your next project.

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