Capabilities Include:

  • Deep Draw & Eyelet Stampings
  • High-Speed Progressive Stampings
  • Progressive Die Stampings
  • Welded Assemblies
  • Sub-Assemblies
  • Plastic Thermoforming
  • Value Added, Value Engineering

Thermoformed Plastics Capabilities

Advance Engineering's Thermoformed Plastic Capabilities

We manufacture thermoformed plastic products out of our Beaverton, MI plastic thermoforming plant, where we offer single and twin sheet operations, as well as in-line thermoforming capabilities.

Thermoformed plastic parts are durable, and are useful in a variety of applications. We have manufactured these products for the following industries: food, consumer goods, home and commercial appliance, medical/dental, automotive, as well as numerous other industries.

Our quality record on producing thermoformed plastic parts is one of the best in the business. Through mid-2013, Advance Engineering had a 99.9% defect free quality record.

Packaging Applications

As a packaging manufacturer, Advance Engineering also provides thermoform packaging solutions to a variety of industries. One of our specialties is the manufacturing of clamshell packaging. Clamshell packaging is a useful packaging system that can be used to house and safely transport items of various sizes and shapes.

From egg cartons to clamshell packaging, Advance Engineering's team of engineers and packaging specialists will design and create the right thermoform packaging solution for your product.

Our Equipment & Material Capabilities

Our equipment includes seven different Thermoformers, offering a part depth range of between 4" and 36", an index length of 24" to 42", a roll width of 28" to 40.5", and a roll diameter of 36" to 48".

Our thermoforming technology includes:

  • Brown 821 HD Thermoformers - mold size: 30.5" x 25.5"
  • Brown 821 HD deep draw Thermoformers - mold size: 30.5" x 25.5"
  • Brown 2100Thermoformers - mold size: 30.5" x 25.5"
  • Brown 2025 Thermoformer - mold size: 26" x 20"
  • Brown 4200 Thermoformer - mold size: 39" x 42"
  • Brown R-244 full twin sheet Thermoformer: 72" x 96"
  • Brown R-223 three station Thermoformer: 72 " x 120"
  • Platen Day Light

Some of the materials we work with, and a common application for each material include:

  • PETG - medical component packaging
  • RPET - food and produce containers
  • HIPS - medical trays and medical cups
  • LDPE - medical device covers
  • Polypropylene - race car components
  • HDPE - medical cups and thin gauge packaging trays
  • HMWPE - automotive dunnage trays (thick gauge)
  • ABS - packaging trays and beverage dispenser accessories
  • ABS/Centrex - UV resistant products (weatherable)
  • ABS/Korad - UV resistant products, camouflage products (weatherable)

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