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Our History

In 1968 Central Plastics Inc. was founded by Chester Houghton, along with Roy Swick and Virgil Anderson.

Our History
CPI began with two extruders, three employees and 4,500 square feet of production and warehousing space. Currently CPI occupies 210,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing with forty-six extrusion machines and 21 co-extrusion machines running twenty-four hours a day, five days a week, with over 200 employees. The Houghton family still owns and operates all facets of the business which is located in the same location that it began at in 1968, right in the "Heart of Kansas."

Terms of Sale

All materials sold F.O.B., McPherson, Kansas 67460, unless other arrangements are made. Invoice terms are net thirty days.


Merchandise returned to CPI will not be accepted without prior approval. Returned goods authorization must be attached before returns are accepted.


Central Plastics has a strategic partnership with Ultrafab, Inc. Ultrafab is a privately held manufacturing firm located in upstate New York. Its main manufacturing facility is approximately 20 minutes east of Rochester, NY in Farmington NY. It has micor facilities in McPherson, KS and Greenville, SC.

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