High Performance Medical Grade Plastics for the Medical Device Industry


Modern Plastics is a “Premier Distributor” for all Ensinger High-Performance Engineering Grade Plastic Products

Ensinger Incorporated is a huge global producer and manufacturer of extreme and high-performance plastics stock shapes which Modern Plastics distributes globally. The Ensinger Stock Shapes Group develops and produces extruded, cast, and compression molded stock shapes and finished components from plastic and composite polymers for a wide variety of industries. Their developments meet or exceed the very high demands of industries served, which include medical and healthcare technology, food processing, energy, aerospace and defense, and automotive to name a few. Superior materials process capabilities, application knowledge, and technical service are all part of the Ensinger business philosophy. Modern Plastics maintains an exceptionally large inventory of Ensinger products on its shelf, ready for fast shipment to our customers’ exact requirements.


“Evonik Names Modern Plastics As The Key Distributor Of VESTAKEEP® Medical PEEK In North America”

Modern Plastics is the authorized distributor for EVONIK VESTAKEEP® (implantable) PEEK

Read the Evonik-Modern Plastics Press Release here.

Modern Plastics is a medical plastics distributor for Evonik VESTAKEEP® i PEEK product used for long-term in the body contact and VESTAKEEP® Care used in short-term contact.

Some of the feature benefits are:

  • No contractual requirements
  • No royalties or start-up fees
  • Stock inventory held in USA (Modern Plastics)
  • Forms: stock shapes, resin and powder
  • All VESTAKEEP® stored in an environmentally controlled and monitored storage conditions
  • Bar-coded inventory
  • Complete certifications and traceability
  • 20-year record retention
  • FDA Masterfile available
  • Tested to USP Class VI and ISO 10993
  • NDA documents available

VESTAKEEP® Applications:

  • Cranial Maxillo-Facial
  • Dental
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiovascular
  • Spine
  • Small bone

Please contact Vince Griffin, Modern Plastics National Sales Manager, Medical Plastics, for complete information on all VESTAKEEP® PEEK products. Evonik Website: http://evonik.com

Westlake Plastics

Modern Plastics is an elite distributor for all Westlake Plastics Materials

Westlake Plastics Company is a leading manufacturer in extrusion and compression molding technologies for high performance thermoplastics. Westlake Plastics are able to convert their full range of thermoplastic resins into stock shapes and film. Westlake Plastics is a world leader in extrusion and compression molding technologies of High Performance and Medical thermoplastics. Their advanced technologies allow the conversion of a full range of thermoplastics into stock shapes and film. An early leader of the movement to the use of thermoplastics into the life sciences Westlake Plastics continues to offer and expand a full line of USP Class 6 and FDA regulatory compliant products. Similarly Westlake offers an Industrial product line of rod, slab film and sheet products that have been a workhorse of the semi-conductor, chemical process, military and aerospace industries. As an ISO 9001:2015 and AS9120B and ISO 9001:2015 AS9100D registered company Westlake prides itself on a long history of providing high quality product to the stock shape marketplace. They continue to improve its ISO quality management process which is the core template of how they manage all aspects of our business. Modern Plastics is proud of its long-term relationship with Westlake Plastics and to distribute their exceptional line of quality high-performance plastic materials.

Featured: Propylux HS Rod

PLASKOLITE (Bayer-Sheffield Plastics Inc.)

Bayer Material Science is now called PLASKOLITE (BAYER) Sheffield Plastics Polycarbonate Sheet Products

Modern Plastics is a key distributor for Sheffield Plastics and their line of polycarbonate sheet materials. Sheffield’s Products are available for your toughest applications. Manufactured to perform, impact protection, energy and cost efficiency, and design latitude are proof that Tuffak Polycarbonate Sheet products are clearly the right choice.

Tuffak® Monolithic Polycarbonate Sheet

Tuffak® monolithic polycarbonate sheet products are used in a variety of markets, which include Architectural, OEM, Industrial, Security, Transportation, Recreation and Sign applications. This family of products covers a wide array of applications and is backed by industry leading warranties. Tuffak® monolithic sheet products provide unsurpassed quality and performance.

Hygard Laminated Polycarbonate Sheet

Hygard laminated polycarbonate sheet products were developed to meet UL 752 Level I, II, III, and VI for Ballistics and HP White TP0500 level I, II, IV and V for attack. Hygard laminated polycarbonate sheet offers excellent strength to weight ratios and is ideally suited for transparent glazing in the Architectural, Security and Forestry Glazing markets. Hygard products either meet or exceed the performance of competitive products and are backed by industry-leading warranties.

Tuffak® Multiwall UV Sheet

Tuffak® Multiwall UV is a family of sheet products that offer substantial design freedom combined with high insulation properties. Along with the superior impact strength of Tuffak® polycarbonate, these corrugated or ribbed sheet geometries are designed to provide excellent stiffness, and good natural light characteristics for Architectural glazing applications. Tuffak® Multiwall UV sheet products are weather- and hail-resistant, and are backed by comprehensive performance warranties.

Bayblend® MTR (Mass Transportation Rail)

Bayblend® MTR sheet is an opaque, flame retardant PC blended product. It offers a unique combination of flammability characteristics, robust mechanical properties, and ease of fabrication. Bayblend® MTR complies with the flammability and smoke emission requirements for transit materials established by the US Federal Railroad Administration, listed in DOT: 49 CFR 238, Appendix B, and meets the criteria in the Bombardier Transportation Standard SMP 800-C for Toxic Gas Generation.


KYDEX® (SEKISUI) – Modern Plastics Authorized Elite Distributor

The specialty thermoplastic sheet for specialty applications! High performance. Durable. Regulatory compliant. Available with custom colors and textures. KYDEX® thermoplastics have the physical, mechanical and thermal properties your customers want — and the aesthetic versatility they’ll love. Modern Plastics carries a variety KYDEX® thermoplastics. The world recognized brand name KYDEX® materials are known for their physical, mechanical and thermal properties –and the breadth of industries they cover. Please download the datasheets and call us to help you with your application or send a material sample. It’s an amazing product and one in which we are proud to be a key distributor for KYDEX®.

Polycast Acrylic Sheet

PolyOne’s Polycast Cell-Cast Acrylic Sheet Division

The Polycast Division of PolyOne arguably produces the worlds finest quality cell-cast acrylic sheet in the world! It’s why it is specified in by major companies throughout the globe, especially for critical applications like medical and aerospace where machinability, clarity, ease of fabrication and crystal clear edge polishing is required. These are not mere words…it’s backed up by product data and customers worldwide with the most quality-critical requirements.

Custom Acrylic Fabrication from Modern Plastics

Modern Plastics is a large stocking distributor of Polycast Cell-Cast Acrylic Sheet materials and has the ability to produce cut-to-size blocks or fabricate the acrylic into high-quality custom designed products. Available in a variety of sizes, thicknesses, tolerances, and colors, and customizable to your specific requirements, Polycast solutions are a go-to source for aerospace, transportation, security, optics, displays, aquarium tanks, arts and crafts and medical devices industries.

The Polycast material has many unique physical properties and performance characteristics.

  • weighs half as much as Optical Glass
  • equal to it in clarity to Optical Glass
  • 17 times more impact resistant.
  • as easy to work with as wood
  • it forms into endless, useful and functional shapes
  • is resistant to chemicals and industrial fumes
  • remains stable under sustained exposure to the elements

Sheets come in over 250 colors, in thicknesses from .030″ to 4.25′ and can transmit ultraviolet light or filter it out, as required. Aircraft manufacturers use Polycast sheet in jets and helicopters. Bullet-resisting Polycast sheet helps solve security problems for banks and stores. Because of its light and energy transmission properties, architects find Polycast ideal for skylights, sunscreens, fascia panels and dome structures. The polycast material is a favorite medium for furniture designers and sculptors. Retailers show off their merchandise in displays made from Polycast sheet, while signs made from Polycast sheet light up the nation. Its impact resistance makes Polycast sheet an outstanding glazing material. Used in home furnishings, chair mats, lighting fixtures, safety equipment, decorating panels, office partitions and appliances of all kinds. The do-it-yourself hobbyist loves it.

A partial glimpse of some of the Acrylic products;

  • Clear Cell-Cast Acrylic Sheet
  • Bullet Resistant Sheet
  • Ultraviolet Transmitting Sheet
  • Ultraviolet Filtering Sheet
  • Infrared Transmitting Sheet
  • Scintillating and Wavelength Sheet
  • Extra thick sheet
  • FDA approved sheet
  • Military Specified Sheet (MIL P-5425, MIL P-8184 and MIL P-25690
  • Polycast Filament
  • Polycast Drain
  • Polycast Insulator


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