Custom Tarps: Everything You Need to Know

Custom Tarp

Believe it or not, tarps have been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Back in the day, sailors would use tar-covered canvas tarps to protect goods from salt spray and water damage during transit. Over the years, materials, types, and applications for tarps have come a long way. From waterproof camping tarps to heavy-duty […]

June 7, 2021

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Turn an Air Bladder into a Paintball Course

Player crouching behind an air bladder playing paintball

What are Inflatable Air Bunkers?  Paintball is a fun outdoor shooting sport game that can be played leisurely or competitively. Typically, Paintball is played on a course and depending on the field that you go to they can have inflatable paintball bunkers as obstacles to hide and navigate around. Specialty Plastic Fabricators has the ability […]

March 31, 2021

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Air Bladders 101

What are Air Bladders?  Simply put, Air Bladders are a manufactured product made out of flexible plastic materials, such as PVC, that can be inflated with air. When manufacturing these air bladders, it’s essential to use flexible plastic materials because of the variety of applications and uses across many industries.   What Materials Are Used?   The materials used to create air bladders vary because of the vast number of applications across many industries. But, […]

February 5, 2021

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Independence Day 2019

As we finish out this short week in preparation of the holiday weekend, we started celebrating this afternoon with an employee cookout!   We had our amazing volunteer team man the grill, and it was delicious!   We thank the brave men and women that ensure our freedom and pray for their safety and health. […]

July 3, 2019

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CTO Supports S.O.A.R. Benefit

A local company that supports a local cause and believes in giving back. CTO Enterprises is a local Mokena, IL business, and has been a proud sponsor and partner to S.O.A.R., supporting them in a variety of ways. Trevor Olsen, owner of CTO Enterprises, has known Brian Swift for about 10 years. They have children that are the […]

October 16, 2018

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Volunteering at My Joyful Heart

My Joyful Heart

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it” – Proverbs 22:6 “Our mission is to seek and honor Jesus Christ in everything we do; and to treat our employees, customers and suppliers as we would like to be treated.” – CTO Enterprises […]

September 13, 2018

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Summer 2018 Cookout

We had a cookout on Aug 30, 2018 as an end of summer, pre-labor day and appreciation for all the hard work by our employees. We had oversized hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and bratwurst. As sides we had 3 different salads, chips, fruit and cookies to finish off the meal.   It’s beneficial for company employees to […]

September 11, 2018

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Slip ‘n’ Slides Galore

Slip n' Slide

Did you know that Mokena is a name derived from a Native American language meaning “mud turtle”? According to the Wikipedia, that is exactly what it means. We learned this when Sky Bergeson, the Mokena Chamber president, was telling us about the event the Chamber was planning. Their hopes – to have a mud turtle […]

July 30, 2018

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