Curbell Plastics Publishes White Paper on Advanced Materials for Retail Store Fixtures

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Orchard Park, NY, July 25, 2017 – Curbell Plastics, one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod and tube as well as adhesives and prototyping materials, has released a technical paper titled, High Performance Retail Store Fixtures Made from KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet. The paper describes how KYDEX® Thermoplastics are being used to create durable, aesthetically pleasing retail store fixtures.

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Keith Hechtel, Senior Director of Business Development for Curbell Plastics, commented on the paper. “Because of their extreme durability and availability in virtually any color, KYDEX® Thermoplastic sheet materials have been widely used for commercial aircraft interiors for decades. Now these aerospace-grade plastics are being used instead of high pressure laminates to create retail store fixtures and kiosks that are aesthetically pleasing and extremely durable. Fixtures made from KYDEX® sheet have a modern, eye-catching appearance. These materials also result in considerable cost savings for retailers since they are extremely resistant to chipping and breaking during shipping and from in-store traffic. KYDEX® sheet is available in flame retardant grades, which makes the material safer for retail store customers and employees.”

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 75-year history headquartered in Orchard Park, New York.