Types of Vinyl: Properties, Composition, and Industrial Applications

Adams Plastics is a leader in the PVC industry, trusted for our high-quality vinyl and recycling services. Our company got its start in Chicago in 1967, with an emphasis on PVC film for applications in advertising and loose-leaf binders. As customers' needs changed over time, the team at Adams Plastics listened, and we expanded our material offerings and capabilities to better serve our clients in the automotive, marine, healthcare, and hospitality industries, among others.

The result was a unique cyclical service for customers, allowing them to sell us vinyl, and other plastics, for recycling that are then used to produce new plastics for purchase. Today, the company has an international supply base and a growing, innovative line of materials that includes imitation leathers, laminated vinyl, and antimicrobial product options. With a dedication to new or custom plastic offerings, providing outstanding customer service, and acting as an expert resource in the industry, Adams Plastics is the go-to company for your vinyl film and recycling needs.

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Clear Plastic Tent Windows and Outdoor Enclosures

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When it comes to various outdoor needs like tents, tent windows, enclosures and more, there are few products superior to vinyl. From its flexibility and versatility to resistance to various threats or risks, vinyl is a high-quality product that’s perfect for your outdoor uses. At Adams Plastics, we’re proud to offer a wide range of […]

The Benefits of Clear PVC Vinyl for Drainage Bags

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PVC is a vinyl material built for durable products that fit the needs and requirements of a range of industries, including: Automotive Coated fabrics production Construction Electronics Healthcare and medical Sport In the medical and healthcare industries, drainage bags are commonly made from PVC due to its biocompatibility and durability. Adams Plastics delivers clear PVC […]

Applications of Vinyl Plastic for Industrial Curtains

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At Adams Plastics Inc, a PVC film supplier for numerous industries, we focus on providing our clients with numerous vinyl options and colors suitable for use in many end-use applications, including industrial curtains. Vinyl curtains are very popular with industrial and commercial businesses as they offer an easy and inexpensive option to improve the work […]

Understanding PVC Welding

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Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—sometimes called vinyl—is a plastic material that comes in many variations, such as rigid or flexible, clear and opaque, and glossy or matte. It is widely available in film form, which is used to manufacture a wide range of parts and products for various home and business needs. One of the most common […]

Adams Plastics Featured in Recycling Today

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Our Recycling Division Makes the Headlines Adams Plastics was recently featured in Recycling Today’s article titled ‘Ditching the Metals’. The article discusses our newly added which aids in the removal of metals from the regrind. Access the full article here: recyclingtoday.com  

Why Use PVC Film for Industrial Applications?

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PVC film—also referred to as vinyl film—is a thin thermoplastic film available in a variety of forms and finishes. Depending on the requirements and restrictions of the intended application, it can demonstrate rigidity or flexibility and feature a clear, colored, translucent, opaque, matte, or glossy finish. Due to its versatile nature, the material finds use […]

How Plastics Made Their Way into the NFL

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Plastics find application in virtually every industry, ranging from aerospace and agriculture to retail and recreation. Industry professionals employ plastic materials, such as sheeting or film, in the manufacture of a variety of products for both functional and aesthetic purposes. At Adams Plastics, we specialize in vinyl film, laminates, and synthetic leather. With these quality […]

Vinyl Companies Help Fight The Pandemic

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Small businesses in Texas and Utah step up to provide much needed help during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more by clicking on the articles below to see how these vinyl companies shifted their focus to produce masks and helmet-style ventilation devices. Utah company producing face shield masks: https://ksltv.com/433917/face-shield/ Texas company producing ventilator helmets: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas-mom-pop-business-flooded-orders-helmet-ventilators-amid-coronavirus-n1173466

Benefits Of Antimicrobial Copper

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Copper and its alloys are naturally antimicrobial—they destroy germs without the use of bleach or other chemicals, a quality that has been recognized in some form for thousands of years. For example, ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Aztecs used copper to treat wounds and sterilize water. Today, antimicrobial copper can be used […]