About us



Design Specialties, Inc. is a small business that provides high quality plastic reusable tableware for the institutional

market including correctional facilities, hospitals and schools around the world. The company was founded in 1983

providing only polycarbonate flatware.

We listened to you, our customer and one by one developed the right product to meet your needs. Today, we offer a

wide range of flatware, tumblers, bowls, mugs, plates, compartment trays and insulated trays in multiple materials.

All products and colors were ideas from customers like you.

Our priority is to provide the highest level of quality and customer service, which sets us apart from our competitors.

All of our products are manufactured in the United States. Our sales and manufacturing team work diligently to

design, develop, manufacture, and test products to ensure our customers are happy 100% of the time.

We want to work with you to find the most suitable option to meet your food service operation needs.

Give us a call and see the difference!

Pattie Whitlock