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Case Studies

For many years now, Pexco has used its “What Will You Make Today?” approach to work with customers on a variety of challenging applications.  While the product designs, materials, process and fabrication differ, what is common to all these projects is team-based innovative thinking and great collaboration with our customers and markets. 

Filtering out the competition

For over 40 years, Pexco has supplied one of the world's largest membrane system providers with filtration cartridges.  Back in 1971, Pexco was asked by the customer to create a 3" diameter extruded filter hosing with a matching injection molded end cap that required extremely tight tolerances for solvent welding.  

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Pexco's Capabilities Shine Wide

For over 60 years, Pexco has evolved through a series of small integrations of family owned businesses into a trusted plastic advisor within the Lighting market.  Pexco’s history and reputation direct customers to Pexco’s engineering consultants for guidance on projects, which is how is this project came about.

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Improving Safety on the 6th Most Dangerous Road in the World

Engineer a roadside delineator post that improves visibility and safety while reducing maintenance along one of the most remote and dangerous roadways in the world.

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A Vision of Success For Our Armed Forces

A leading global defense contractor was challenged to redesign a soldier-mounted vision system. The objectives were to reduce cost and weight, consolidate the component parts of the design, and rationalize the vendor base providing a number of value-added secondary operations in the manufacture of the system, including machining, painting and plating.

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A Flexible Solution for a Cold Impact Challenge

A Canadian transportation authority needed a reliable Guardrail Marker solution that would not fail under extreme cold and snow plowing impact and effectively delineate rural roads.

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Pexco Applies Exacting Expertise to Writing Instrument Product

A leading brand of pens and markers wants to outsource high volume product component manufacturing to a reliable, specialty extruder close to its assembly production and packaging facility in Mexico. Today, Pexco co-extrudes a high volume of pen barrels and refill casings of varying colors and shapes (round, triangle, square) and ships finished products to the client packaging facility in Baja California.

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A Coextruded Lighting Solution with International Reach

A leading LED developer and provider with an international client base needed a leak resistant coextruded profile  to illuminate commercial canopy spaces. Pexco collaborated and leveraged its extrusion, lighting industry, tool, and die expertise to design a custom lens and end-cap solution that meets exacting design and engineering specifications.

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Pexco Scores on Top with PDS® Fence Products

As a strong supporter of the Washington Redskins football franchise, FedEx had purchased the naming right to the stadium in Landover, Maryland, changing the name to “FedEx Field”. FedEx was then interested in prominently promoting its brand name by seeking to boldly display the FedEx logo  and branded color scheme along the top of the stadium.  

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Value-Added Finishing & Assembly

Pexco makes full use of “Last Touch” resources and adds finished finished value to extruded components.


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Pexco expands Mexicali

In February 2014 Pexco announced the expansion of its Baja California operation.  By August, it was production ready.  

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