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Capability Statement

Missouri Thistle, Inc. (doing business as Thistle, Inc.) was established in 1981 as a manufacturer of vinyl and plastic products for the retail, convention and tradeshow industries. Thistle, Inc. specializes in customizing vinyl by imprinting brands, taglines and marketing campaigns with full color process digital printing and screening. Its products are useful for professional development, employee identification, event registration, warehouse distribution and retail display. Thistle offers alternatives to PVC-based materials including polyolefin and EVA, in addition to biodegradable and phthalate-free films that are friendlier to the environment. All PVC and non-PVC plastics are recyclable. Free samples and planning help provided upon request.

Our Products

  • Adhesive Pouches
  • Badge Holders
  • Binder Sleeve Inserts
  • Business Card Holders
  • Custom Vinyl Products
  • Display Sleeves
  • Document Holders
  • Job Ticket Holders
  • Label Holders
  • Optical Accessory Pouches
  • Report Covers
  • Rigid Folded Sign Holders
  • Sheet Protectors
  • Tool Pouches

Our Services

  • Customization
  • Screen Printing
  • Full Color Digital Printing
  • Research and Development
  • Embossing/Debossing
  • Hot Stamping
  • Graphic Design



Made In America: We are one few companies in the US with the technology to
manufacture finished vinyl products in-house. Our competitors are typically distributors
that partner with foreign manufacturers. 100% of our product is manufactured in the
US utilizing the latest RF technology. We design and produce our dies in-house to
reduce costs and tailor products to the needs of our customers worldwide. Our facility is
capable of producing 1,000,000 units on two shifts, daily.

• Established in 1981 with more than 30 years of expertise in the retail display sleeves
and badge holders industry

• Custom die making, full color printing, research and development services available

• Offers alternatives to PVC-based materials that are biodegradable, phthalate-free and recyclable

Past Performance

Primary PSC Codes

  • U. S Army Core of Engineers
  • Sysco Corporation
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Office Depot, Inc.
  • Pier 1 Imports, Inc.
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
  • 9905: Signs, Advertising Displays, And Identification Plates
  • 7510: Office Supplies
  • 7520: Office Devices and Accessories
  • 9330: Plastics Fabricated Materials
  • 8455: Badges and Insignia
  • 7195: Miscellaneous Furniture And Fixtures
  • 6750: Photographic Supplies
  • 7050: ADP Components
  • 8105: Bags and Sacks