PVC Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of PVC manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top PVC manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find PVC companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture PVC to your companies specifications. Then contact the PVC companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of PVC fittings, PVC decking, PVC products, or customized PVC of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Mobile, AL 800-226-1134

    All of our products are put through extensive, rigorous testing before leaving our state of the art facility under the watchful eyes of our quality control team and our PVC is no different. We were founded in 1981 and we have been providing high quality goods and services ever since. Allow us to show you the difference when you work with true professionals. Visit our website or get in touch with our customer service division today!

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  • Woodland Park, NJ 877-423-0448

    Since 1943, Acme Plastics, Inc. has been a one-stop source for plastics. Whether you need acrylic, polycarbonate, plastic sheet or any number of other plastic materials and plastic products, we have the engineers and manufacturing capability to serve you best! We pride ourselves on customer service and offer the highest quality, plastic materials available. Remember, if it’s plastic it’s at ACME.

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  • San Leandro, CA 800-498-0774

    Mr. Plastics offers plastic material distribution, fabrication, and manufacturing as well. You can pick from plastic sheeting, plastic rods, plastic tubes, and film. Hard to find plastics are no problem. If you have specifications, we are able to fabricate your plastic material.

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  • Placentia, CA 714-579-7700

    Vanderveer manufacatures plastic sheeting, laminated plastic products, epoxy glass materials, phenolic tubing and phenolic materials. We also fabricate using our lathe, saw and CNC mill areas. Our thermoplastic materials include polypropylene, nylon, polycarbonate, polyethylene and more.

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  • Falmouth, MA 800-431-2274

    Our skilled teams of designers and engineers will work with you from design to delivery, prototype to production to ensure that we are bringing a custom designed product that will perfectly fill all of your requirements. Since 1964 we have been committed to providing our customers with top of the line products that will withstand the tests of time! Get in touch with our customer service representatives today for more information!

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PVC Industry Information

PVC Manufacturers

Polyvinyl chloride is among the most commonly used plastic materials in the modern world.

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PVC Products

  • Shower Curtains
  • Car Interiors
  • Clothing
  • Flooring
  • Ceiling Tiles
  • Blood Bags
  • Windows
  • Pipes
  • Credit Cards
  • Toys
  • Phonograph Records
  • Rain Gutters
  • Paneling
  • Furniture

Industries Using PVC

  • Automotive
  • Medical
  • Plumbing

Characteristics of PVC

Production of this thermoplastic requires much less petroleum than its polymer counterparts, such as polystyrene, polyethylene, and polycarbonate, allowing for significant savings. However, despite its wide use, there is a growing concern for the impact polyvinyl chloride has on the environment and human health as it contains highly toxic elements that may leech into the ground or atmosphere. Although it is not typically recycled, thermal depolymerization and PVC recovery techniques are being developed to diminish the harmful effects of PVC refuse. Still, alternatives such as wood, paper, copper, steel clay, and chlorine-free plastics are sought until a more environmentally friendly solution to the PVC problem is developed.

Production of PVC

While the chlorine in PVC is essentially the reason for safety concerns regarding the material, it is also responsible for many of the benefits. Polyvinyl chloride is produced through vinyl chloride monomers (VCM) polymerization. 57% of the mass of each polymer is chlorine. Although mass, emulsion/dispersion, and solution methods may all be utilized to produce this material, suspension polymerization is preferred.

  • VCM and water are introduced into a reactor containing an initiator.
  • Additives such as heat stabilizers, lubricants, fillers, and plasticizers are now introduced.
  • These determine the properties of the particular type of PVC being produced.
  • The reaction vessel continually mixes the solution keeping all particles suspended.
  • This ensures that the resulting PVC resin has a uniform particle size.
  • After this processing is complete, the resin is dried and sieved.

PVC manufacturers offer this material in several forms, typically in granulated powders, pellets, or pre-forms. As with most other plastics, extrusion, injection molding, stamping and casting are used to create stock shapes that may later be reworked into a final product or be used as such. These include rods, billets, sheets, and films. It is important to consider the dimensions, quantity, and physical properties of PVC stock form or product to ensure compatibility with the intended use.

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