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Materials, Manufacturing & Fabrication Services

Helton customers enjoy cost-effective production and manufacturing processes. With one of the highest vacuum forming capacities in our region, we can process most thermoformable materials and perform any trimming or secondary operations required.

Minimum lead time.  With in house tooling and design we are able to cut lead times and produce production quality prototypes for approvals.

Machine Capabilities

  • 22 thermoforming machines
  • Thermoforming capacity in excess of 40,000 lbs. per day
  • High pressure rim cell polyurethane machine
  • Sheet size to 96″ x 150″
  • Material gauge .030 to .500
  • Depth of draw to 36”
  • 5 axis CNC router
  • 75-foot powered conveyor assembly line capable of
       multiple high-speed component assembly 


  • ABS
  • Outdoor Weatherable ABS Solar Coat
  • Polyethylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyurethane
  • Polypropylene
  • UVEX
  • PETG
  • PVC
  • Most recyclable thermoformable plastics
  • Custom color capabilities, including camouflage Mins may apply
  • Cast Urethane

Secondary Operations

  • Value-added assemblies
  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Hot air welding
  • Plastic fabrications
  • Adhesives
  • Solvent bonding
  • Mechanical fasteners
  • Saws, routers and drills to match thermoforming capacity
  • CNC trimming