SIMONA Boltaron

SIMONA Boltaron is a leading North American producer of high-value thermoplastic sheet and is uniquely positioned to serve diverse industries and applications including aerospace, mass transportation, general thermoforming, corrosion resistant components, and wall protection.

SIMONA Boltaron Timeline

1954 >> The Newcomerstown, Ohio, facility of Boltaron was founded as the Plastics Division of Sieberling Rubber Company. It became Seilon Incorporated in 1964 and was subsequently purchased by The General Tire & Rubber Co. (GTR) in 1968.

1980s >> Through a corporate re-organization, GTR was transformed into Gen Corporation and the Boltaron facility became an operating unit. Gen Corp retained ownership until purchased by Empire Plastics in 1995.

2004 >> Boltaron, a management-owned company, acquired the Newcomerstown operations from Empire.

2014 >> Boltaron becomes part of the SIMONA AMERICA GROUP.

2018 >> Boltaron was renamed SIMONA Boltaron.

Marketing Excellence Silver Award

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our entire team, SIMONA Boltaron won the "Marketing Excellence Silver Award" at the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) Convention in 2018.


Range of Products

Over 50 specialized grades offer a combination of fire ratings, durability, colors, textures, and gauges unavailable from any other film and sheet producer. Specialized PVC, PVC-alloy and CPVC performance sheets for thermoforming, fabricating, and membrane pressing of aircraft interior components, rail/mass Transit interior components, and commercial/industrial components. Check them out below!

Aircraft Interior Applications

The world's leading aircraft manufacturers specify SIMONA Boltaron fire-rated sheet for thermoformed, fabricated, and machined interior components.

The world's leading commercial, military, private aircraft, and helicopter manufacturers — including Airbus, Bell, Boeing, Lockheed and Sikorsky — as well as the world's leading interior refurbishing contractors, specify SIMONA Boltaron's aircraft-rated PVC alloy sheet products for thermoformed and fabricated interior components.

SIMONA Boltaron's aircraft-rated PVC/Acrylic sheet products meet FAA requirements for flame, heat release, and smoke generation. They offer unequalled impact resistance and extreme formability, and are available in gauges from .018 to 3.0 inches (.046 to 76.2 mm), 10 surface textures and unlimited colors, including FAR 25.853 (a) and (d) rated metallics with integral coloration, providing unmatched brilliance and scratch resistance.

Rail & Mass Transit Interior Applications

The world's leading rail and mass transit manufacturers specify Boltaron Docket 90A-rated sheet for thermoformed, fabricated, and machined interior components.

The world's leading mass transit vehicle manufacturers — including North American Bus and Orion Bus — as well as the world's leading interior refurbishing contractors, specify Boltaron's Docket 90A-rated PVC/Acrylic sheet products for thermoformed, fabricated, and machined interior components.

In addition to meeting stringent specifications for low smoke, low flame spread, and low heat release, Boltaron sheet offers unmatched impact resistance, scratch-resistant metallics in unlimited colors, resistance to harsh cleansers, unlimited textures, extreme thermoformability and competitive pricing — precisely what rail and mass transit vehicle manufacturers and interior refurbishers look for in fire rated sheet.

Commercial & Industrial Applications

SIMONA Boltaron offers 15 specialized grades of PVC and PVC/alloys suitable for a wide range of commercial & industrial thermoformed and fabricated parts, including fire-rated grades that outperform polycarbonate, ABS and competitive PVC and PVC/Acrylic alloys in many ways.

Our product range utilizes PVC, PVC-alloy and CPVC film and sheet products in fire rated, ultra-high impact, corrosion-resistant and economy grades in gauges from .018 to 3.0 inches (.046 to 76.2 mm), 10 standard textures, and unlimited solid and integral metallic colors for thermoforming, fabricating and machining of components for commercial and industrial applications such as:

  • Equipment enclosures
  • Corrosion resistant parts
  • Protective wallcovering
  • Clean rooms
  • General thermoformed parts
  • Semiconductor manufacturing equipment
  • Holsters/sheaths
  • Building products
  • Weatherable products