Blackwell Plastics, Inc.

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Blackwell Plastics Extends Material Capabilities for Specialty Pipe and Tubing

Engineered projects have an ever growing appetite for materials that push the performance envelope just a little further. Do any of these requests hit your hot button? Greater chemical resistance, higher temperatures, greater pressures, lower cost, longer life, thinner walls, and name the requirement. Learning, innovation and a passion for applying science and engineering polymers to real world...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Repurposing of Obsolete Injection Molds Breathes Life into New Plastic Parts and Our Ailing U.S. Economy

The employees at Blackwell Plastics share a passion for helping people build innovative products and take great pride in sharing in the success of our customer's projects. Founded in Houston Texas in 1939, Blackwell Plastics has accumulated over 2,000 custom plastic injection molds over the seven decades of molding plastic parts. These plastic injection molds produced a wide variety of consumer,...

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Materials

Industrial Thermoplastics Go Green

Blackwell Plastics, Houston Texas, leads the way in the use of renewable plastics and compostable plastics in industrial applications. Renewable plastics are plastics made from renewable sources such as corn, castor beans or cellulose. Compostable plastics are organic polymers that can biologically decompose under aerobic conditions. Blackwell Plastics incorporates cellulose based bio resin in...

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Blackwell Plastics Creates Innovative Frozen Drink Dispenser Part with Eastman Tritan(TM) Copolyester
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Blackwell Plastics Creates Innovative Frozen Drink Dispenser Part with Eastman Tritan(TM) Copolyester

April 1, 2009 New-generation Copolyester Offers Design Flexibility and Easy Processing Kingsport, Tenn. - April 1, 2009 - Eastman Chemical Company announced today that Blackwell Plastics, an injection molding company, has utilized Eastman Tritan(TM) copolyester to create an innovative frozen drink dispenser faceplate. The new part, used to dispense refreshing, flavored frozen beverages while...

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Plastic Fire Hydrant Caps
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Plastic Fire Hydrant Caps

The recent dramatic increase in the cost of metals has led to a rise in thefts of public property. Metal objects such as man-hole covers, copper wires, and even fire hydrant caps and covers have been targets of thieves. Blackwell Plastics located in Houston Texas manufacturers Standard cap sizes with NST threads made for 2.5 , 4", and 4.5" hydrant outlets. These caps are 25% of the weight of...

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Company News

Blackwell Plastics Operation Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification

In August 2008, Blackwell Plastics operation was certified by DAS as operating to the standards of ISO 9001:2008. Founded in 1939, Blackwell Plastics is a custom manufacturer of plastic injection molding and extruded products. The company operates 30 injection molding machines to 600 tons and 5 extrusion lines to 3.5 . The extrusion operation supplies custom plastic profile, rod and tubing in...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Blackwell Plastics Extends Material Capabilities for Specialty Pipe and Tubing

Engineered projects have an ever growing appetite for materials that push the performance envelope just a little further. Do any of these requests hit your hot button? Greater chemical resistance, higher temperatures, greater pressures, lower cost, longer life, thinner walls, and name the requirement. Learning, innovation and a passion for applying science and engineering polymers to real world...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Repurposing of Obsolete Injection Molds Breathes Life into New Plastic Parts and Our Ailing U.S. Economy

The employees at Blackwell Plastics share a passion for helping people build innovative products and take great pride in sharing in the success of our customer's projects. Founded in Houston Texas in 1939, Blackwell Plastics has accumulated over 2,000 custom plastic injection molds over the seven decades of molding plastic parts. These plastic injection molds produced a wide variety of consumer,...

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Materials

Industrial Thermoplastics Go Green

Blackwell Plastics, Houston Texas, leads the way in the use of renewable plastics and compostable plastics in industrial applications. Renewable plastics are plastics made from renewable sources such as corn, castor beans or cellulose. Compostable plastics are organic polymers that can biologically decompose under aerobic conditions. Blackwell Plastics incorporates cellulose based bio resin in...

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Company News

New Extrusion Line

Blackwell Plastics steps up their capacity by adding a 3.5 extruder and downstream equipment positioning the company to produce specialty pipe and tubing to 4" diameter. The investment in downstream cooling will increase the throughput and put the company in a more competitive position on pipe and tubing diameters from 2" to 4" and larger profile business. The extruder is suitable to run...

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Growing Medical Portfolio for Blackwell Plastics, Territory 71

Houston based Injection molding company Blackwell Plastics grows their medical device portfolio with four new customers and five new products in 2009. The Texas Medical Center invests nearly 2 billion in R&D every year. We are working hard to commercialize this technology in Houston. In 2009, we developed plastic products in two new diagnostic products, two new surgical products and one in the...

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Company News

Blackwell Plastics Moves to Upgrade Production Assets

Blackwell Plastics of Houston Texas has added three late model injection molding machines to their operation. The new machines will upgrade the heart of our production in the 80 to 150 ton range. The downturn in the economy has created some great opportunities for financially strong companies to upgrade and put the company in a strong position for the future" says Jeff Applegate, President of...

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Company News

Blackwell Plastics, LP Receives 2009 Houston Award

U.S. Commerce Association's Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., -- Blackwell Plastics, LP has been selected for the 2009 Houston Award in the Injection Molded Finished Plastic Items category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies...

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Blackwell Plastics Creates Innovative Frozen Drink Dispenser Part with Eastman Tritan(TM) Copolyester
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Blackwell Plastics Creates Innovative Frozen Drink Dispenser Part with Eastman Tritan(TM) Copolyester

April 1, 2009 New-generation Copolyester Offers Design Flexibility and Easy Processing Kingsport, Tenn. - April 1, 2009 - Eastman Chemical Company announced today that Blackwell Plastics, an injection molding company, has utilized Eastman Tritan(TM) copolyester to create an innovative frozen drink dispenser faceplate. The new part, used to dispense refreshing, flavored frozen beverages while...

Read More »
Company News

Blackwell Plastics Receives 2008 Houston Award

U.S. Local Business Association's Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., October 31, 2008 -- Blackwell Plastics has been selected for the 2008 Houston Award in the Mold Makers category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies...

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