Make your products look even more appealing with our high-quality thermoforming solutions.


There are many mold manufacturers to choose from these days. Many are good, but we're better than the competition - we have years of experience that helps you get a high-quality thermoformed mold at a reasonable price. We are not your ordinary thermoforming manufacturers; over the years, we have gained the depth of experience you need in thermoforming mold making.

We can create molds from simple prototypes to full production runs. Our experienced team powers through complex tooling issues and knows how to deliver high-quality results faster. We've also built a solid reputation in ensuring your tooling is built to last, so you can keep using it for years.


Why not try thermoforming molds from Plastiform? Our thermoforming offers many benefits, including:


Low Cost

Thermoforming is a cost-effective way to produce high-quality products with great detail and precision. It's also a great way to make prototypes and one-off parts because you can use it on short notice for quick turnarounds.

Plastiform has been using thermoforming equipment for over 50 years in our Dallas, TX facility. We have equipment that can handle all jobs, from small runs of complex parts to large production runs of simple parts.


Customization options

If your product requires customization, then our thermoforming molds are ideal. They allow you to create complex shapes and designs that would be impossible with other methods such as injection molding or blow molding.


Fast turnaround time

We understand that you don't have the time to wait for weeks to have your molds created. That's why we offer fast turnaround times to ensure that your project is done on time and done right.


Multiple parts

Thermoforming mold making allows you to make multiple parts simultaneously because they only need one mold instead of several molds like an injection molder. This reduces the time required to create each component while maintaining the high quality that you expect from a thermoformed part.


Ability to customize

Thermoplastic molding can produce any shape or size you want; they're not limited by molds and dies like injection molders. This means we can make your parts precisely as specified without compromising on design or aesthetics.


Improve quality control

Because we make the thermoforming mold using CAD software, the molds can be designed using 3D models that we can test for durability and functionality before making them into physical objects.

Testing improves quality control because any potential problems will show up before the molds are assembled into an actual product or machine part.


Are you looking for a tooling company to help you create the perfect thermoforming mold?

At Plastiform, we have over 50 years of experience in creating custom thermoforming tooling. Our team has extensive experience working with thermoforming molds, so we know how important it is to provide high-quality products. We deliver only the best by using state-of-the-art equipment and advanced manufacturing techniques when creating our tools.

We also have an exceptional customer service team that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year if you need help or have any questions about our services.

At Plastiform Dallas, we offer a wide range of thermoforming tools and molds to help you achieve your goals through innovative technology. Our team has experience creating simple one-part molds to sophisticated multi-part assemblies with complex features. We work closely with our clients to determine the best approach for their needs, which allows us to produce customized, high-quality products on time and within budget.


We offer countless services to our valued clients, including:

  • 24-Hour Tooling Quotes - We typically quote tooling orders within 24 hours with faster turnarounds for urgent orders.
  • Product Guidance - We offer guidance on the best plastic needed for manufacturing your application or product.
  • Equipment Guidance - We recommend which thermoforming equipment will work best for your manufactured application or product.

Our experts in tooling and thermoforming solutions equip small to mid-size companies with the right tools and technology to increase production efficiency, reduce manufacturing complexity, and allow quick, easy, and cost-effective changes to their products.

 Thermoforming Basics: What Is Thermoforming & How Does It Work?

To understand how thermoforming works, it's essential to know the thermoforming basics. The thermoforming process consists of three main steps: heating the sheet material, forming the plastic over a mold, and cooling the part.

The first step involves heating the plastic sheet to a pliable temperature where it becomes soft and moldable. The plastic sheet then moves onto a mold that contains an opening or cutout. In most cases, this is done using vacuum pressure. After molding the plastic shape, it cools down and hardens into its final form.

Thermoforming Applications: What kind of packaging will you have?

The array of applications and usage possibilities is almost endless. We take pride in offering the highest quality thermoformed sheet and parts automation equipment in the industry. 

With our help, we can find a solution that will best fit your manufacturing and budget needs. We can help you leverage our thermoforming capabilities to bring your ideal packaging designs to life - no matter how complex. You may use the thermoplastic molding in a variety of applications that include:


At Plastiform, our primary focus lies in creating in-house trays designed to efficiently handle and organize various components needed in automotive manufacturing processes. These trays, including dunnage trays, are thermoformed to ensure the optimal organization and protection of essential items throughout assembly and transportation stages within automotive facilities.


Thermoforming is a versatile manufacturing process that allows for the production of custom-designed parts and requires relatively low tooling costs and shorter lead times, making it ideal for electronics manufacturers to meet specific requirements and minimize expenses. Thin gauge thermoformed parts are commonly used to create lightweight and cost-effective cases, covers, enclosures, and even internal components for electronic devices.


Thermoforming is commonly used to create packaging products such as blister, clamshells, trays and inserts, which can then be filled with food products or other retail items.

The key characteristic of thermoplastics is their ability to be repeatedly reheated without becoming brittle or breaking down over time.

Many different types of plastics can be used for thermoplastic molding. Some common examples include:

  • ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)

  • HIPS (high impact polystyrene) PVC, PE, PETG

  • PVC

Thermoforming Mold Making Process

You may be wondering what the thermoforming mold making process at Plastiform-Dallas entails. Here's what we do:

The thermoforming process is a versatile manufacturing method that can produce various products. The process typically involves heating the material until it's pliable, then shaping it into its final form and allowing it to cool.

A thermoplastic molding tool uses this process to create molds for plastic parts. This allows us to make parts in large quantities, which helps reduce production costs and keep prices low for our customers. These molds are also reusable, so there's no need to buy new ones every time we need to make more parts.

Our Process In A Nutshell

In a nutshell, here's what our mold making process entails:

Step 1: Information gathering to better understand your needs

We will talk to you and learn more about your product and its packaging requirements and objectives.

We will use this information to tailor our manufacturing and material recommendations for the development of a mold designed specifically for your product.

Step 2: Designing the mold

Once we understand your needs, we'll work on creating an initial design for your thermoforming part or part set based on our findings from our initial discussions.

Our designers will consider all relevant factors, such as budget and the number of parts required for your prototype or final production run to develop the best solution while keeping costs down.

After approval, we will start the design and tooling process, which includes 3D modeling and 2D drawing and creating the prototype model of your package.

Step 3: Manufacture the mold 

The manufacturing process varies depending on the product you need to make into the thermoplastic molding. In this step, we manufacture the mold using our state-of-the-art equipment. We also use durable materials that can withstand high temperatures, such as aluminum or steel.

Step 4: Testing and evaluating the mold

This step allows for a comprehensive evaluation of the mold's performance through testing of prototype parts before committing to full-scale production. CAD, CAM, and CNC routing play a vital role in this phase by producing precision prototype parts that accurately reflect the final production parts.

This ensures that they meet the desired dimensional accuracy and other functional requirements. Based on testing results, adjustments may be made to the mold design, specific features, or overall quality control measures.

Step 5: Shipping your order

We'll do all the hard work for you, so you can relax and focus on what's important: making sure your customers are satisfied. We ship the product to your destination while you focus on getting your product into the hands of your customers!


Results-Oriented Packaging Solutions

We know what works for over 50 years and we’ll repeat the same results for you. We know what kind of packaging:

  • Secures retailers’ approval
  • Attracts your target customers
  • Leaps over your competitors
  • Drives down shipping & warehousing costs
  • Prevents product damages due to shipping and mishandling
  • Generates more revenue and profit

Massive Production Capacity & Range

With Plastiform, there’s no project that’s too big or too small.

From prototyping five samples, to short runs, to long runs in the millions. Plastiform has the capacity to handle your thermoform production requirements.

We boast 11 roll-fed, high volume production lines capable of running 24/7, plus 10 short run lines.

We can deal with your massive production requirements and complicated parts with no problem!

Industry-Grade Supply Chain Support & Solutions

We have the warehouse capacity, technical team, and advanced systems & machinery to help you with your supply chain support problems. Whether it’s Make & Hold, JIT Delivery, or Seasonal Production, we have the manpower, the experience, and the equipment to meet your most complicated requirements. We work hard to make it easy to do business with Plastiform!

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Pocket-Friendly Price?

Contact us today to learn more about how we can work together to increase your productivity and profitability. We offer first-class quality and beautiful molds while meeting your budget.