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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

“They are great at R&D. Our R&D team loves working with them. They’re always open to having a dialogue about innovation and work with us.”

Starbucks - Sourcing Manager II
Customer Testimonials
Customer Testimonials

“We did just meet with Plastic Ingenuity’s sustainability manager. He did an analysis for us. He offered us some ideas. We’ve never had another company do that, and it was pretty cool, so I’d give them a ten here. It is a nice resource for us, and good to know that they have the capability.”

Promega, Supervisor – Packaging Engineering
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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
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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

“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
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Customer Testimonials

“[Plastic Ingenuity] prototyping timing is extremely fast. I can get through approvals very quickly. They’re subject matter experts on the design end of it.”

Arthur Schuman - Packaging Engineer
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Customer Testimonials

“The value that they provide is being a one-stop shop. They take care of everything in-house. It’s very valuable to go to them directly and come up with new designs. They’ve been very important with that. They’ve been able to use their creativity to help us succeed here.”

Canon Virginia, Inc. - Sr. Buyer
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Customer Testimonials

“[Plastic Ingenuity] is easy to work with. They listen to what we say. Before we start doing something, they really listen to the concept and understand what we’re trying to achieve. That’s hard to come by. If you want something new in the marketplace, talk to them.”

Reser’s Fine Foods - Purchasing Manager
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Customer Testimonials

“Our other suppliers don’t have the same capabilities in terms of quality, performance, and volumes. I’d also say that trust is the foundation of any arrangement, and I trust Plastic Ingenuity. They are reliable. If other suppliers were more trustworthy, they would have more of our market share. This is the main reason we continue to choose PI. We trust them.”

Lab Products Company - Supply Chain Director
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Customer Testimonials

“Plastic Ingenuity’s vertical integration is as good as it gets. They build their own tools. They’re in control of their material supplies – that’s huge for us as well.”

Promega, Supervisor – Packaging Engineering