What We Do

R.L. Adams Plastics, Inc. produces state of the art foam products for retail, distribution, and professional sales channels. Our three main industries include Food Service, Building Products, and Arts and Crafts. Whether you're in the market for custom products or our versatile Readi product line, we can supply your needs!

The Artist in You: Readi-Board

Readi-Board foam board is great for sign-making, projects, art, matting, photo framing, and other creative crafts. The kraft paper we use is chosen specifically to work well with crayons, chalks, pastels, markers, and adhesives to fit your needs.

Less Energy Means Less Money

Insulation is the most effective way to improve a home or building’s energy efficiency. “Insulation” refers to the resistance of heat flow. Insulation board helps keep heat in during the winter and helps keep heat out during the summer.

Readi-plates, Readi-bowls and Readi-trays

Always Readi: Plates, Bowls, Trays

As the manufacturer of the Readi-Plates, Readi-Bowls, and Readi-Trays lines of foam plates, bowls, and trays, RL Adams Plastics has made it our culture to be the best foam supplier to our customers.

Industry News: RL Adams Plastics introduces the new Home Barrier System

RL Adams Plastics introduces the new Home Barrier System….the Builder & Remodeler’s Choice for house wrap alternative.

 

PC 2000 New Construction

 

Recently Eco Homes in Indiana used the new POLYCORE 2000 Home Barrier fanfold in lieu of standard house wrap, and the results were pleasing not only to the home owners eyes but also labor savings realized by the contractor. This new approach offers less cumbersome installation typical of 9’ house wrap rolls and eliminates the need for a subcontractor associated with the installation and purchase of house wrap on a job site. The additional benefits range from offering an R-value and creates an air/water gasket performance at penetration, as well as around windows and doors during installation. Please visit the RL Adams Home Barrier System tech sheet for more details, and see what the future holds for exterior home barrier systems.

 

R.L. Adams Plastics Inc. Rewarded for Energy-Efficiency

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R.L. Adams Plastics Inc. Receives $63,000 Rebate

 for Energy-Efficient Company Expansion

WYOMING, Mich., June 12, 2015 – A family owned Wyoming manufacturer is saving energy and money with improvements to its expanded warehouse, resulting in an energy efficiency incentive payment of more than $63,000 from Consumers Energy.

Karl Adams, general manager of R.L. Adams Plastics Inc., received a ceremonial $63,272  rebate check this week from Consumers Energy during a presentation at the company’s new 100,000-square-foot warehouse, part of its complex at 5955 Cross Roads Commerce Parkway.

 

“Using energy-efficient building materials and processes, our new warehouse will save us tens of thousands of dollars in energy costs annually,” Karl Adams said. “It has been great working with Consumers Energy to achieve these savings.”

R.L. Adams Plastics, Inc produces state of the art foam products for retail, distribution, and professional sales channels.  Its three main industries include food service, building products and arts and crafts.

“Helping companies like R.L. Adams Plastics save money while growing their business is our Promise to Michigan, and we’re pleased they have been an active participant in the energy efficiency program,” said Teri

 

VanSumeren, Consumers Energy director of energy efficiency solutions. “Using less electricity helps customers save money, promotes economic development and allows Consumers Energy to fulfill our Promise to Michigan.”

Consumers Energy’s energy efficiency programs have helped Michigan homes and businesses save more than $855 million since 2009.

 

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest utility, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and electricity to 6.6 million of the state’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

 

 Media Contacts: Roger Morgenstern, 616-530-4364 or Brian Wheeler, 517-788-2394

 

The Bucket Test: XPS vs EPS Fanfold

Below is the second video in our polystyrene fanfold education series. This video illustrates the benefits of using extruded polystyrene (XPS) over expanded polystyrene (EPS). We invite you to try the simple test on your own as the effects of water on each product may be difficult to see in this video. Remember- water permeation can turn into mold.

 

Fanfold Comparisons with RL Adams Plastics, Inc.

Below is an educational video for homeowners, contractors, and buyers to properly understand the characteristics of the various polystyrene fanfold offerings available in the marketplace. We provide the facts, and you make the decisions! Curt VanDyke is our Director of Product Development and Building Products.