Plastic profile for sports safety
A company that supplies dasher boards to 75% of National Hockey League arenas wanted to improve player safety by softening the blow of board collisions. Their plan was to create an impact-absorbing cover for the tops of boards which would reduce the risk of injury without sacrificing the aesthetic appeal of the dasher boards.
Replace powder-coated steel with cost-saving plastic extrusion
White powder-coated steel has a distinctive look but can be very expensive. Recreating that look with a plastic extrusion profile was the challenge Intek Plastics was given by a leading refrigerator manufacturer for its shelve edging.