In 1992 Petrolia Plastics became the second plastics company in North America to be awarded ISO 9002:87 and in 1997 it was registered to ISO 9001:94. In 2003, it was registered to ISO 9001:2000. Petrolia is also QS9000 compliant to meet the quality requirements of our customers in the automotive industry.

ISO-9001 Benefits to the Customer:

- enhanced customer service

- reliable product delivery

- optimal part quality

In order to maintain the highest possible quality for our customers, Petrolia employs the latest tools and technologies.  Industry accepted tools for part measurement such as our Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and color meter are used to ensure quality.

Our quality policy:

Petrolia Plastics Inc. will consistently meet the expectations of our customers, while continuously improving to the benefit of our customers, owners and employees.

Petrolia also custom builds test equipment to meet the highly specialized quality requirements of our customers.  Petrolia has employed Machine Vision systems for years for part flaw detection and measurement.  Our arsenal of custom test apparatus also includes microwave test chambers and tailor-made distance measuring devices all designed and built in-house and integrated with our computer systems for accurate Statistical Process Control (SPC).


All types of CAD/CAM or artwork files can be accommodated. File and media types supported by Petrolia are listed below. Arrangements can be made, upon request, to transfer formats of electronic information not included in this list.

File Formats:

CAD/CAM File Formats IGES Initial Graphics Interchange Specification (.igs, .iges)

DXF Autocad Drawing Interchange File (.dxf)

VDA VDA Surface Interface (.vda)

PTC Pro/Engineer Neutral File (.neu)

SLA Stereo Lithography File (.sla, write only)

SAT ACIS (.sat)

PFM Native Cimatron File (.pfm)

Artwork from most illustration software such as Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw!, can also be accepted, as well as other applications that support Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) files.

Media Formats:

DAT DDS-1 & DDS-2 (Unix)

DAT DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3 (Windows NT)

3.5" & 5.25" Diskette (Any platform)

100MB and 250MB Zip Disk(PC or Mac)

CD-ROM (Any platform)

1/4" Cartridge (Unix)

Mac Diskette (High Density)

Petrolia can also retrieve files sent via email or anonymous FTP.

Archive & Compression Formats:

PK-ZIP (.zip)

GNUzip[gzip] (.gz)

TAR (.tar)

Unix "compress" (.Z)

Uuencoded (.uue)

Mac BinHex or Stuffit (hqx,sit)

ARJ, LHA & ARC (.arj, .lha, .arc)