King Plastic Corp. celebrates its 50th anniversary

King Plastic Corp., a manufacturer of quality polymer sheets, slabs, and massive shapes, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

A half century later, King Plastic has developed several breakthrough polymer products and now manufactures over 20 product brands and commodities for a variety of industries to customers who distribute and fabricate products for the marine industry, signage, food service, healthcare, architectural, industrial, and other markets. The company pioneered the first marine-grade polymer sheet, King StarBoard®, which remains the dominant brand in the marine industry today.

Timeline:

1968—Tom King founded the family enterprise, which began in a small 7,500 sq-ft building located on three acres in Venice, FL.

1980s—The manufacturing facility grew to 25,000 sq-ft and expanded into an adjacent building for shipping and warehousing

2001—King Plastic moved to its 150,000 sq-ft manufacturing facility in North Port, FL.

2011—King Plastic opened a West Coast warehouse in Medford, OR.

2018—King Plastic is expanding the North Port manufacturing facility to 250,000 sq-ft and construction is slated for completion in 2018

“We are excited to celebrate our 50-year milestone with our customers and employees—and look forward to the next milestone, “said Jeff King, President of King Plastic Corporation.”

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