Curbell Plastics, Inc. Names Airlite Plastics Co. 2015 Vendor of the Year

Cited as responsive, with excellent technical assistance, and high quality orthotic and prosthetic sheet materials

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Susan Kirkpatrick
Kirkpatrick Communications

Tracy Schiedel
Curbell Plastics, Inc.
716.667.3377 x7343

Orchard Park, NY, October 12, 2016 – Orchard Park-based Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants, and prototyping materials,  recently named Airlite Plastics Co. as its 2015 Vendor of the Year. Omaha, Nebraska-based Airlite Plastics Co. is not only an industry leader in plastic packaging but specializes in the manufacturing of a variety of extruded plastic sheet materials for the orthotics and prosthetics industry.

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From left to right: Jeff Wilson (Business Development Manager, Curbell Plastics), Denise Yonney (Sales Manager, Airlite Plastics), Don Biondi (Business Manager, Curbell Plastics)

Each year, Curbell Plastics honors an industry partner with its Vendor of the Year Award in recognition of quality products, exemplary work, and service. Representatives from Curbell Plastics’ sales, customer service, and marketing teams provide input on vendors, rating key supplier performance. The scores are then compiled to reflect the categories of communication, response time, field support, quality, lead-time, and pricing.

Airlite Plastics Co., a long-time partner of Curbell Plastics, was noted for its responsiveness, its focus on providing technical assistance, its top quality products, and its ability to work with Curbell to develop new products as key company attributes. Plaskolite, the world’s largest manufacturer of acrylic sheet, was chosen for the honor last year.

According to Gerry Helbig, President of Curbell Plastics, “We have worked with Airlite Plastics for many years. They have been a great partner consistently delivering top quality products, technical assistance, and new products partnering with Curbell. They have set the bar high and we are pleased to recognize their contributions to our business.”

Curbell Plastics, Inc. strategy of investing for the long term and focusing on customer needs has led the organization to grow from a small machine shop to one of the nation’s leading suppliers of plastic materials serving commercial and industrial customers since 1942. Curbell not only supplies plastic materials in nearly every form for thousands of commercial businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies but also provides innovative services, creative problem solving, and next-day delivery. Curbell Plastics has ISO 9001 certification for nine of their locations and corporate headquarters, ITAR and EAR compliance, and their Phoenix, Arizona location is AS9120 certified. A subsidiary of Curbell, Inc., Curbell Plastics is a privately held company with a 74-year history headquartered in Orchard Park, New York.