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General Plastics Manufacturing Co. (U.S.A.)
 
Contact details
Address 4910 Burlington Way, Tacoma, WA 98409, U.S.A.
Telephone +1 253 473 5000
Facsimile +1 253 473 5104
Email marketing@generalplastics.com
Web www.generalplastics.com
General Plastics has been supplying OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies with flame-retardant foam core materials and custom flexible foam molded parts for aircraft flight decks and interior cabins for over 50 years.

Durable and strong, LAST-A-FOAM® sheet stocks are manufactured using unique chemical formulas producing uniform and consistent physical properties. FR-3800 FST Performance Core series in particular, passes FST/OSU requirements and meets European Union’s REACH standards. An alternative to thermoplastics and honeycomb for core and structural applications, it helps improve aesthetics and reduces costs while meeting stringent fire safety requirements.

General Plastics also offers custom molded parts which are manufactured from our flexible, flame-retardant, self-extinguishing, self-skinning foams. The appropriate foam system can be custom-formulated with physical properties and attributes you desire.

APPLICATIONS:

• Cabin Interior Parts

Gap management – PSU seals, bulk head gap seals, closeout seals

Core material – ceiling and wall panels, floor ramps, tray tables, lightweight flyaway parts, closet & furniture panels

CNC and molded parts

• Flight Deck Components

Overhead liners, HUD covers, Assist panels, CD post pads, Glare shield pads, Kick strips

• Prototypes

CERTIFICATIONS:

ITAR-compliant

ISO 9001:2008/AS9100C

NQA-1, MIL-I-45208A

Boeing Company D6-82479

 
Connections
Preferred supplier
accreditations
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (Silver Performance Award 2013)
 
Client aircraft programs
Boeing 737   Analysis Plastic Foam: Flame retardant flexible and rigid polyurethane foams for flight deck and cabin interiors
Boeing 747   Analysis Plastic Foam: Flame retardant flexible and rigid polyurethane foams for flight deck and cabin interiors
Boeing 767   Analysis Plastic Foam: Flame retardant flexible and rigid polyurethane foams for flight deck and cabin interiors
Boeing 777   Analysis Plastic Foam: Flame retardant flexible and rigid polyurethane foams for flight deck and cabin interiors
Boeing 787 Dreamliner   Analysis Plastic Foam: Flame retardant flexible and rigid polyurethane foams for flight deck and cabin interiors; Tooling: Composite-frame tooling components
 
Sectors
Cabin Interiors, Composites, Machining, Plastics, Test Services, Tooling
 
Manufactured product categories
Composite Sandwich Panels, Cushioning Foam, Foam Core Composites, Plastic Components, Plastic Foam, Plastic Structures & Assemblies, Tooling (High-temperature tooling board)
 
Sales agent categories
Composite Sandwich Panels, Cushioning Foam, Plastic Components, Plastic Foam, Plastic Structures & Assemblies, Tooling (High-temperature tooling board)
 
Service categories
Machining Services, Testing Services
 
Company press releases
General Plastics debuts polyurethane dielectric material with high thermal processing properties for RF communications and radome applications  September 7, 2017
Dave Watt joins General Plastics Manufacturing Company as Business Development and Sales Manager  June 19, 2017
General Plastics Manufacturing Company names Jeff Brown Vice President of Operations and Engineering  May 22, 2017
General Plastics to showcase rigid and flexible foam products at JEC World to address composite industry challenges  February 22, 2017
General Plastics announces new company president as it celebrates the company's 75th year  November 28, 2016
General Plastics chemist to present on cost-effective FST/OSU-compliant Polyurethane-based foams for aerospace  May 12, 2016
General Plastics to introduce FR-4600 Microcell foam series  October 6, 2014
General Plastics to introduce FST composite core foam series at Hamburg Aircraft Interiors Expo April 8-10  April 4, 2014
General Plastics receives 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award  February 10, 2014
General Plastics expands product distribution in China through new agreement with East Wonder International, Inc.  June 4, 2012

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