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Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge

Plastics One is proud to be a sponsor for The Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge held on August 16-25, 2018. During this celebration of entrepreneurship, student teams from...continue

About Plastics One

Located in beautiful southwest Virginia, plasticsOne has been designing and manufacturing for the medical device industry since 1949.PlasticsOne is comprised of several hundred employee-owners ...continue

Environmental Regulatory Requirements

PlasticsOne products are designed to conform to the demands and requirements of safety, health, and environmental regulations worldwide. We are dedicated to serving its customers by providing high quality products ...continue

ISO 13485 Medical Device

Every user, distributor or prescriber of any type of medical device wants confidence that the device will perform as intended. Part of that confidence comes from the knowledge that the medical device manufacture is held to stringent regulatory requirements...continue

Balanced Audio Cables

There is some debate in the audio world about the advantages of using balanced audio cables for in-ear monitor connections. The best place to start is to explain what a balanced cable is. The simple version is that a balanced cable is one where the left and right grounds have completely separate signal paths. Ok, so what? What difference does it make...continue

What is a Contract Manufacturer

Contract manufacturing offers highly skilled workers, leveraging their knowledge and experience to quickly and efficiently grow your business. Contract manufacturers offer three major benefits to businesses: large resource of knowledge, offloading work (increased workloads or non-core competencies) and cost savings (material/wages)....continue

Data and Fluid Cable

Working in an environment saturated with cables, machinery, people and various other obstacles is difficult at best and impossible at worst. These objects can get snagged, tangled, twisted together and make the task even more stressful than it might already be. Compound this with a high stress; high risk task that requires extreme attention to detail and accidents are bound to happen. Professions that operate in this type of highly focused but cluttered environment might be a doctor. It might even be a doctor ...continue

Create Your Own Custom IEM Connector

It only takes a few minutes on the internet to see there are countless in-ear monitor (IEM) manufactures out there; each company offering their version of the perfect IEM. What separates one IEM from another? The answer to that question is as complex and varied as the choice in IEMs themselves. One feature that is almost universal to all IEMs in the style of connector use to plug them in....continue

Music Cables Sound Quality vs Durability

There has been, and most likely will always be, a spirited debate of which type of In-Ear Monitor (IEM) cable is the best. Should you buy copper or silver? Maybe silver plated copper? Maybe tinsel wire verses stranded? There are more options available in the world than the average consumer cares to comprehend. Factor in the difference between casual music listening, stage performance and true audiophile sound quality. The listening environment ...continue

USB Type C Connector & 3.1 Standard

The standard size USB (Universal Serial Bus) connector, along with the operation of the USB, has stayed relatively the same since 1996, outliving the USB 1, 2 and 3.0 standards. The standard USB is the connector you see on almost every computer peripheral device such as, keyboard, mouse, camera, and jump drive. It is so popular that we use them to modularize connection between the cellphone and a wall power supply. There has been ...continue