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Quinn Plastics
Gortmullen
Co Fermanagh
BT92 9AU
N.Ireland
[t] 286 7748866
[f] 286 7748800
Quinn Plastics is Europe's foremost supplier of transparent plastics sheet, providing cost-effective solutions for almost every application where transparent or translucent sheet is required. Quinn Plastics is a member of the Quinn-Group of companies.

From January 1st 2006 on Quinn Plastics will formally change the name of all products currently branded BARLO into QUINN. This is the final step to accomplish the full integration of the plastics division into the Quinn Group.
Barlo Plastics launches BARLO SPC diamond, a multiwall polycarbonate sheet
14 May, 2006
Leading sheet extruder Barlo Plastics launches BARLO SPC diamond, a multiwall polycarbonate sheet aimed at the conservatory and construction market. Many conservatories cannot be used during summer months, as solar radiation causes unwanted heat build up. The new sheet has a diamond structure and newly developed solar control layer to reduce heat build up.
Discover the new colourful world of BARLO CAST design
13 May, 2006
Designers have a new world of colour to work with. Barlo has taken its' successful cast acrylic design sheet and added a contemporary colour palette, based on World cities to characterise the feel of the individual colour. The range includes such exotic locations as Tahiti Blue and Bali Green through to cooler climes like Iceland White and Arctic Mist.
The latest innovation in modern glass art
12 May, 2006
Glass artist Benoit, who has work exhibited in places as diverse as the Museum of Modern art in New York, and on the Champs Elysee in Paris, has worked in glass for almost 50 years and now prefers to work with polycarbonate sheet instead of traditional glass.
Quinn Plastics launches QUINN CAST vision, a new material, aimed at the growing market for Audio-Visual presentations
11 May, 2006
Quinn Plastics latest product development is aimed firmly at the audio-visual market. QUINN CAST Vision is a range of materials for projection screens, offering unique properties, which allow projected images to be seen clearly under many varied lighting conditions. The 'vision' range comprises three variants, front, rear and through, each with specific properties for a particular type of projection.
When cost effectiveness meets versatility
10 May, 2006
Quinn Plastics launches QUINN HIPS, a rubber modified polystyrene sheet that has enhanced impact strength as well as an enormous cost-efficiency. QUINN HIPS is particularly suitable for demanding applications in the sanitary and domestic appliances markets. QUINN HIPS' specific properties, such as superior surface quality, high impact resistance, high electrical insulation, etc, makes the sheet product extremely suited to the appliances and sanitary market's. Due to special materials like Freon resistant grades for the refrigeration industry, anti-bacterial treatment, the Corona treatment, etc. QUINN HIPS meets the highest standards for demanding applications such as refrigerator liners, where a clean, bright appearance and food contact approval are paramount.
Quinn Plastics selects Spectar Copolyester for new Quinn PETG sheet product line
09 May, 2006
'Our Quinn PETG Sheet family of products will retain all of the excellent qualities customers have come to expect from Spectar Sheet products,' said Tom Nulty, general manager, Quinn Plastics. 'Together with Eastman Chemical Company, we expect to create a unified and recognizable brand that continues to stand for quality and consistency in the marketplace. Using Eastman's Spectar copolyester, Quinn PETG Sheet will continue to offer a cost-effective, performance driven family of solutions, providing superior materials of choice for a wide range of sheet applications.'
Quinn Plastics enters the resin market with QUINN ACRYL
08 May, 2006
Quinn Plastics launches QUINN ACRYL, a highly transparent, amorphous thermoplastic resin based on polymethyl methacrylate. The company will offer the resin in three different grades: high stiffness (standard), high viscosity and impact-modified grades. Better known for it's sheet products, Quinn Plastics will enter the market for injection moulding supplies, with a proven track record in acrylics technology and development.
BARLO CAST lumina - makes light work
07 May, 2006
BARLO CAST lumina has special light diffusion characteristics, which effectively illuminate the whole sheet surface as a result of light waves passing through the edges of the sheet. This means that smaller and lower power lighting sources can be installed bringing energy saving and construction cost reduction in such installations as urban furniture and poster frames. Ultra slim profile frames can be specified along with a wide choice of lighting sources, such as fluorescent tubes, optical fibres or LED's.
Barlo Plastics has launched BARLO XT Soft Tone extruded acrylic sheet
05 August, 2003
Barlo Plastics has launched BARLO XT 'Soft Tone' extruded acrylic sheet with the appearance and feel of traditional frosted glass, but without the limitations of size or weight. Barlo Plastics is now reflecting the demand for softer, more tactile surfaces because frosted glass has long been used in store design to give an exclusive, softer appearance to displays, but the risk of breakage has always limited its use to small units.
Barlo Plastics Features in latest James Bond Film, 'Die Another Day'
03 February, 2003
Two Barlo Plastics
Barlo Plastics adds colour to Spectar product range
12 April, 2002
Barlo Plastics announces an extension of the Spectar product range with capability to produce colours and a new 12 mm and 15 mm thickness. Barlo Plastics has also received a pan European certificate on impact strength for Spectar. These new products are launched to further enhance designers
Barlo Plastics appoints new business directors
08 March, 2002
Barlo Plastics, the European leader in manufacturing transparent plastic sheets, has announced three new staff appointments
Barlo Plastics promotes Spectar sheet for commercial street furniture
08 February, 2002
Vink Mannheim, a subsidiary of the well known European distributor of semi-finished Plastics 'Vink', uses Spectar sheets in roofing/cladding application for supermarket trolley shelters.
Barlo Plastics Announces Product Extension Of Spectar Sheet At Euroshop 2002
21 December, 2001
Barlo Plastics exhibits Spectar Sheet during Euroshop 2002, one of the major brands in its broad product family.
An alternative for glass in roofing and cladding applications
14 November, 2001
Barlo Plastics offers BARLO SPC, a product especially useful in a wide range of roofing applications. BARLO SPC is extruded from Polycarbonate resin, the material of choice for the roofing sector.
BARLO CAST acrylic sheet launched for visual communication and interior design application markets
27 September, 2001
To meet today
Barlo Plastics acquires Slovakian PMMA extruder
06 August, 2001
Barlo Plastics Europe announces the acquisition of all production and sales activities of PCHZ-Akryl a.s. through PSC s.r.o.. The business will become part of Barlo Plastics Europe, as Barlo Plastics Slovakia.
Barlo Plastics transfers production to ensure future growth and profitability
06 August, 2001
Barlo Plastics Europe has announced the transfer of the entire production capacity from its Belgian site to other existing production facilities. Headquarters of the plastics division will remain in Belgium.
Barlo Plastics growth continues eastward with new facility opening in the Czech Republic
26 March, 2001
Barlo Plastics Europe, the European manufacturer of transparent plastic sheets, has announced the opening of new Central Europe manufacturing and warehouse facilities in Pribram, located in the Czech Republic.
Introducing Spectar sheet - strong customer benefits drive strategic alliance
07 March, 2001
Barlo Plastics and Eastman Chemical Company have signed a strategic alliance and trademark license agreement covering the production as well as the marketing and sales activities for new Spectar sheet extruded from Eastman's specialty plastic. The new sheet material is available in Europe exclusively from Barlo Plastics. Spectar resin has been in the market for some time, but sheet sold under the Spectar trademark has not been available.
New colours for BARLO SPC
01 February, 2000
Barlo Plastics has introduced a number of new colours for its range of BARLO SPC, multi-wall polycarbonate sheet products. These new colour ranges have been included in the already extensive range of Barlo Plastics SPC sheet products in order to meet specific market demands.
New Vectan Lenticular Sheet
02 January, 2000
Manufactured on a special new line with unique tooling, the BARLO VECTAN lenticular sheet, made from raw materials produced by Eastman Chemical, can be supplied in thicknesses from 0.4 to 0.6mm, in sheet sizes up to 720mm wide and is being increasingly used in the promotional, incentives, packaging and point of purchase display industries.
New 32 mm Barlo SPC for better thermal insulation
02 January, 2000
BARLO SPC multi-wall polycarbonate sheet products from Barlo Plastics now include a range of 32 mm sheet products that offer better thermal insulation whilst providing excellent light transmission for applications in building and roofs. BARLO SPC 32 mm is available in 4 separate sheet sizes and 3 standard colours offering a range of light transmission levels. The structure of each sheet contains 5 walls and has a U value of 1.4, with a weight of 3.9 kg/m2.
 
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