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Custom Thermoforming for Healthcare, Food, and Consumer Products

Let’s Shape Your Next Packaging Solution

With seven strategic locations, Plastic Ingenuity is the largest custom thermoformer in North America. Our experience, global reach, and genuine dedication to our customers allow us to bring your packaging vision to life, scale your product, and create a partnership that lasts beyond your product’s lifecycle.

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Plastic Ingenuity Custom Thermoforming

What we do

We’re the Whole Package

From concept to final product, we do everything in house. That means you have the assets you need to support your solution end-to-end without the hassle and downtime that comes with outsourcing these capabilities. Our team of experts will work with you to understand your goals, prototype your vision, and create a best-in-class package that’s market-ready in no time.

Industries we serve

We’re Experts in Your Industry

Since our start in 1972, we’ve seen the challenges, changes, and trends unique to your industry. Whether it’s food, healthcare, or consumer goods, you can rely on your Plastic Ingenuity team to guide you to a thermoforming solution that anticipates and solves for current and future needs.

Custom thermoformed food packaging

We create custom packaging solutions that help our customers gain better shelf presence, prevent food spoilage and contamination, and evolve to meet sustainability standards. And we do it with speed in mind, aiming to get your package on the market and into your consumers’ hands faster.

Custom medical device packaging

With deep knowledge of evolving requirements and unparalleled technical expertise, we create innovative thermoformed solutions for the medical device, diagnostic, and pharmaceutical markets. We aim to help you accelerate development, simplify manufacturing, and mitigate risk to bring new therapies to patients safely.

Custom consumer goods packaging for Shark VacMop
Consumer Goods

Maybe you’re launching a new product or evolving existing packaging to meet new consumer trends. Whatever your challenge, our team of experts will help you create an innovative solution while keeping customer appeal, security, and sustainability top of mind.

More Than Plastic & Packaging

Yes, we’re experts in thermoforming but we’re also dedicated engineers, innovative problem-solvers, and great listeners. When you work with Plastic Ingenuity, you get an extension of your team committed to your business’s success.

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    Innovative Problem Solving

    At Plastic Ingenuity, we think strategically about the markets we serve, where trends are heading, and how our packaging solutions can creatively anticipate and solve future challenges.

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    We create our own machines, extrude our own materials, and take care of everything in house. That means a more streamlined process that helps get your package to market faster.

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    Long-Lasting Partnerships

    We treat your project as our project and strive to be an extension of your team. We’re here to support and guide you, offer our expertise and industry knowledge, and create a packaging solution and partnership that lasts.

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    Just a Phone Call Away

    It’s not often an issue may arise, but rest assured, we’ve got your back. It’s our commitment to our customers to be on-site within 24 hrs. Providing you the support you not only expect, but also deserve.

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    All Custom, All the Time

    All we do is custom thermoformed solutions. So, when you come to us with a challenge, know that while your solution is unique, we’ve done this time and time again.

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    Experience from a Lifetime of Practice

    You’re in good hands when you trust your custom packaging solution to Plastic Ingenuity. In fact, our engineers have an average tenure of 25+ years, bringing all that experience to your custom solution.

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In today’s sustainability-focused world, it’s important to understand how we can better contribute to a circular economy within the plastic and packaging industries. At Plastic Ingenuity, we’re equipped with in-house sustainability experts and a team dedicated to understanding and navigating circularity best practices. We’re here as guides, consultants, and innovators to help you meet your current and future initiatives.

Hear it From Our Customers

Customer Testimonials
Customer Testimonials

“The response time from [our sales rep] is immediate.  It’s  a partnership. The partnership aspect is very important to me and PI does it very well.”

Starbucks Coffee Company – Packaging Lead
Customer Testimonials
Customer Testimonials

“They are one of the best companies we look to for fresh ideas. On our first project, we had a difficult structure, and our global head wrote a thank-you letter to Plastic Ingenuity when it was done—it was that big! They provided the commitment, the quality, and the collaboration.”

GlaxoSmithKline – Packaging Device Manager
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Customer Testimonials

“The plants praise [Plastic Ingenuity] for their ease of working with. They are always willing to come into the plant to provide support troubleshooting and investigation. There is no initiative big or small, as they refuse to let small issues be a hassle for us. There is little effort involved on Sargento’s side when they are working on initiatives as they are timely, precise, and organized in their efforts. Tasks are never held up or waiting on PI responses.”

Sargento Packaging Manager
Customer Testimonials
Customer Testimonials

“It’s because of their design capabilities, their state-of-the-art equipment. Their people, tools, responsiveness, and collaborative style make them my go-to supplier.”

Samsung Telecommunication – Packaging Engineer Supervisor
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Customer Testimonials

“They’re the best in the business when it comes to lead times on the R&D side. No one can touch them.”

Tyson Foods – Packaging Director
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Customer Testimonials

“Plastic Ingenuity has been a valued partner of Wahl Clipper Corporation for many years. They have brought competitive pricing, good service, creative ideas and an always friendly disposition to the relationship.”

Wahl Clipper – Div. Vice President Marketing
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Customer Testimonials

“They’re very prompt. That’s a key factor why we went with them. They made tooling for us in a very short period of time.”

Hospira – Project Manager
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Customer Testimonials

“Innovation is a strength of Plastic Ingenuity’s. They listen to their customers. One strong suit is they can take an idea through to fruition. I can call PI and propose something, and they’re able to take my idea and create a product.”

Fresh Express – Packaging Engineering Manager