Innovative Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming

Thermoforming and Vacuum FormingThermoforming and Vacuum Forming Capabilities and Experience

Industrial Custom Products (ICP) is a first tier OEM and custom manufacturer of thermoformed products and vacuum formed plastic parts. As an ISO 9001:2008 Registered thermal forming company, ICP has been producing high quality thermoformed products and vacuum formed parts successfully since 1975. ICP has been manufacturing OEM and custom components since 1955.

  • Thermoforming parts is a process where heated thermoplastic sheets are molded by using vacuum pressure to conform the sheet to a mold. ICP can use its years of experience with thermoforming solutions to solve your component challenges.
  • Vacuum forming parts consists of heating a thermoplastic sheet to make it pliable and then applying vacuum and/or pressure so the sheet conforms to a male or female mold depending on the characteristics of the part.
  • Large Part Thermoforming capabilities include the ability to develop and produce large parts up to eight feet by ten feet in size with forty inches of depth and .437 inches thick. 

First Tier OEM Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming Manufacturer
As a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic products and vacuum formed plastic parts for OEMs, ICP works as a trusted early stage new product development partner for OEMs in part design, rapid part prototyping and innovative materials selection to support OEM partners with their “speed to market objectives”.

Custom Thermoforming and Custom Vacuum Forming
ICP does custom thermoforming of plastic products and manufactures custom vacuum formed parts.

Achieving an Aesthetic or Decorative Look at a Lower Cost
Thermoforming and vacuum forming can be used to create a cosmetic or decorative look on a portion of the main OEM product. As a vacuum thermoformer with years of experience, we can achieve the high quality aesthetic look of other processes, but at a lower cost to you.

Benifits of ThermoformingThe Benefits of Thermoform Plastics or Vacuum Form Plastics Over Other Plastic Manufacturing Processes
Thermoforming and vacuum forming services are quick, efficient, and low cost manufacturing processes. Today, many customers are choosing to save on tooling costs by thermoforming or vacuum forming new plastic components instead of using more expensive tooling alternatives such as used in injection molding. Thermoforming has many advantages over injection molding for manufacturing plastic parts. Some advantages of using thermoforming or the vacuum forming process over other plastic manufacturing processes are:

  • Quick, efficient, and low cost
  • Lower tooling costs
  • Thermoforming or vacuum forming can replace metal, wood, fiberglass or plastic injection molded products to lower costs
  • Faster product development and increased speed to market
  • Lead times for tooling and production are much shorter than other processes

Can I Save Money by Thermoform my Part?
Ask us if you can achieve a clean, professional look and reduce your manufacturing costs by thermoforming your part rather than using injection molding. Just attach your design or drawing to your email.

ICP is ISO 9001:2008 Registered and RoHS Compliant. ICP has the ability to perform PPAP, CPK, Firstarticles. This means your order is produced accurately and on-time.

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Send us an email or call us to speak to a live person to ask questions or discuss your specific application and how we may be able to help you.

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High Quality Tooling
ICP offers a broad range of tooling options to meet your need and budget

Materials for Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming
ICP’s innovative Materials Center offers leading edge materials options for thermoforming and vacuum forming applications. When selecting materials, choose from ABS, polycarbonate, polyethylene, polypropylene, acrylic, TPO, PETG, conductive materials, co-extruded materials, flame retardant materials and more. Ask one of our Materials Experts about materials options for your design.

ICP serves the following markets for vacuum thermoforming parts and products:

  • OEM manufacturers in the following industries:
    • Off-road vehicles
      • All terrain vehicles
      • Utility vehicles
    • On-road vehicles
      • Motorcycles
    • Power sports
      • Snowmobiles
    • On-road electric vehicles
    • Medical equipment
    • Lawn and garden equipment
    • Agriculture equipment and machinery
    • Battery operated power assist vehicles
    • Exercise equipment
    • Automotive
  • Automotive after markets
  • Retail displays and retail merchandising components
  • Store fixtures

Here are some examples of OEM and custom thermoformed plastic products and vacuum formed parts produced by ICP:

  • OEM manufacturers in the following industries:
    • Off-road vehicles
      • All terrain vehicles (ATVs)
      • Utility vehicles
        • Belly pans
        • Fenders
        • Skid plates
        • Roofs
        • Guards
        • Bed liners
        • Extrusions
        • Windshields
        • Hoods
        • Body panels
        • Consoles
        • Cabs
    • On-road vehicles
      • Motorcycles
        • Guards
        • Covers
        • Windshields
    • Power sports
      • Snowmobiles
        • Hoods
        • Consoles
        • Windshields
    • On-road electric vehicles
    • Medical equipment
      • Thermoformed trays
      • Vacuum formed trays
      • Carts
      • Guards
      • Pads
    • Lawn and garden equipment
      • Trailers and fenders
      • Chain and belt guards
      • Mower covers
    • Agriculture equipment & machinery
      • Cab windows
      • Cab ceilings
      • Interior panels
      • Roofs
    • Battery operated power assist vehicles
      • Covers
    • Exercise equipment
    • Electronics
      • Dunnage trays or reusable trays where parts need to be protected
      • Electronic enclosures
    • Automotive
      • Interior components
      • Dash panels
  • Automotive after markets
  • Retail displays and retail merchandising components
    • Custom acrylic displays
    • Sign holders
    • Trade show display cases
  • Store fixtures
    • Display cases and shelving

See a complete list of ICP thermoformed plastic products, or vacuum formed parts produced by customer market segment.

Equipment
As a vacuum forming company, ICP houses the latest machines with
computer controlled heat technology. This means faster cycles, consistent material thickness, and higher quality parts.

ICP carries both shuttle and rotary formers to cover size and quantity demands.

ICP: Your New Product Development Partner!
As a 1st tier manufacturer, we can serve as your plastic component manufacturing partner at the beginning of your new product development process:

  • ICP works with you to find the most cost effective materials and manufacturing process to produce plastic components
  • We can prepare your drawings or designs to be plastic manufacturing ready
  • ICP integrates its manufacturing processes to work seamlessly with yours
  • ICP also can make recommendations for the application of the part into your system
  • ICP made components simplify your production process

Contact one of our New Product Professionals

Are you having Trouble with your Thermoforming or Vacuum Forming Suppliers?
ICP takes on projects where other vacuum forming companies struggle to deliver quality parts on a timely basis. If you currently have a thermoforming or vacuum forming supplier that is giving you problems, please contact us.

Our "Transfer Your Tools Program" makes it easy for you to have your thermoforming tools transferred to us from your existing supplier.

Ask about our "Transfer Your Tools Program"

Problem Thermoformed Products or Vacuum Formed Parts
Our vacuum forming and thermoforming engineering and manufacturing expertise can be used to either re-design the part or optimize the manufacturing process to eliminate defects. If you currently have a vacuum formed part that is giving you problems, contact us for a free evaluation.

Ask one of our Problem Product Specialists for a free evaluation

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