About Us

Who We Are

PTI, LLC (PTI) was founded in 1983 and started extruding low density PE profiles for the furniture industry and filler rod for the fiber optic cable industry.  Over the years, PTI’s product offerings expanded to include foam pipe insulation, pool noodles, foam packaging profiles, and custom-designed profiles in a wide variety of industries. With a focus on innovation, PTI is an industry leader in new product development and product improvement.  It is our policy at PTI to meet all requirements and exceed expectations of our customers.

As a subsidiary of HSM, PTI invests each year to improve its processes and equipment and today operates one of the most advanced facilities in the industry. In the fall of 2019, PTI opened a new 165,000 square foot state of the art facility in Hickory, NC. to more efficiently and effectively meet the needs of its customers.


PTI is an innovative foam manufacturer. We utilize in-house development teams that take your ideas and concepts to finished product.  PTI provides valuable insights into material composition and manufacturing alternatives that can make a competitive difference for your product.  We can perform inline fabrication and marry materials to create 3D solutions not common to other PE extruders.  Let our great team at PTI make your idea a reality today!


Thank you for your interest in working for PTI. Employment opportunities in production, shipping, and maintenance are listed with the NC State Employment Service and on our corporate career page.

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