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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  • Alton, IL 800-851-5510

    Cope Plastics maintains one of the industry's largest inventories, stocking a wide variety of plastics to meet our customers’ needs for engineering materials, sheet plastics, specialty industrial products and tubing. We assist with design and we manufacture production parts in our ISO-certified facilities.

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  • National City, CA 619-477-4855

    San Diego Plastics, Inc has a huge selection of plastic materials. Call us today for plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, expanded foam sheet, corrugated sheet, boards, panels and structured sheet. An assortment of acrylic, polycarbonate, PVC, polypropylene & polyethylene in various colors, patterns, textures, thicknesses & grades.

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  • Indianapolis, IL 317-352-1565

    Since 1967, Auburn Plastics & Rubber has been a leading manufacturer of plastic and rubber products. We are a family-owned company built on creating relationships with our customers and manufacturing high-quality products. Auburn Plastics & Rubber is your one-stop shop for all your plastic needs.

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  • Fullerton, CA 888-995-7767

    Supplier of engineering plastic materials—plastic sheets, plastic rods, plastic tubing & film. Products include Delrin®, Nylon, Teflon®, Vespel®, Torlon®, PEEK, Techtron®, PPS, Semitron®, Ultem®, PVDF, PVC, Acrylic, Polycarbonate, PCTFE, PFA, FEP and more.

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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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