We Bring Excellence to the Surface™
50 years of rich history, customer-centric focus and a journey of innovation has defined us as an organization. We offer a full portfolio of surfacing solutions under flagship brands Avonite Surfaces®, STUDIO Collection® and since the very beginning, Aristech Acrylics®. Our family of brands continues to endure. Whether it be creating a higher impact formulation to withstand environmental extremes, inventing new shipping methods to maximize space, constructing a natural stone like texture that you would swear was from mother earth or simply bringing the delicate rose petal indoors, "We focus on the success of our customers by developing effective partnerships and innovative solutions." We look forward to serving you for the next fifty years.
First year of production totaled 12M lbs. and set the stage for expansion of two additional machines installed in 1972 and 1974.
In 1990, Aristech Chemical Corporation moves to the private sector, with Mitsubishi Rayon Corporation as the principal owner. Innovation continues with patents issued on ABS Lamination Process (1991), High Impact Acrylic (1992), Reel shipping method (1993) and our widely known textured Quarite® formulation (1993)
Acrylic became widely used and we patented its use on Caskets (2001) and even produced the first UV transmission Sheet for use in Tanning Beds and Greenhouses (2005).
Varying caliper options were produced on demand, as thin as 3mm (1997) to even ultra thick 3mm (2008). Wet Wall™ (2008)