PL Advantage

What is the PL Advantage?

Experience the PL Advantage with our vehicles designed to meet and exceed your expectations. Our corporate commitment is to provide high quality vehicles while building relationships and trust with our customers. This is the added value, which is standard at PL Custom.


  • Extruded Aluminum framework on 12” centers

  • Corner construction- custom interlocking aluminum extrusion; plug welded, bolted and fused for 100% corner attachment

  • Side and roof sheets single piece 5052H34 .125 Aluminum – no seams!

  • SAE J3057 Compliant

Side Impact Safety

  • Full Length 2” x 5” aluminum side impact rails

  • Welded into upper and lower body and door frame construction

  • Industry exclusive for Entrance and compartment doors

Centrally Ducted Climate Control

  • Often Imitated – Never Duplicated

  • Low profile ductwork with (4) discharges on each side designed and positioned for maximum air flow

  • 100% direct connection to ductwork – no connection hoses or plenums to allow for loss of air flow

  • Performance; BTU’s 60,000 heat, 38,000 cooling, 650 CFM high capacity brushless motor

  • Standard in our vehicles since 1990 – Simply the BEST in the Industry


  • Furniture grade birch construction with high pressure laminates

  • Optional aluminum construction with automotive paint finish inside and out

  • All upper cabinets are constructed with 45 degree angles to open up the working space and prevent head impact

  • All cabinets and solid surface counter edges have radiused edges to reduce injury in the event of impact.

Insulation and Sound Deadening

  • 3M Thinsulate thermal and acoustical body insulation; walls, ceiling, doors

  • Reflexite super insulation for increased R-Value

  • Soundstop material and Thinsulate in entrance doors

  • Audioguard acoustical coating; under body, wheel box, stepwell and compartments

  • Expanded PVC floor material resists sound transmission and fluid intrusion

Electrical Systems

  • Conventional hardwired system is our standard, backed with a LIFETIME Warranty

  • V-MUX is offers as an optional Multiplex system with a 10-year warranty on all nodes. Lifetime warranty on all PL wiring harnesses

  • Reliability, Durability and Serviceability are at the core of electrical analysis and design

Design with Purpose

  • Ambulance Interiors are designed with purpose to meet the needs of our customers, attendants and patients

  • Medic in Mind “MIM” Layout

  • Multi Point Occupant restraints

  • Curbside switch panels for convenience and safe functionality

  • Lowered curb and street side skirts with intermediate side entrance steps

Technology that supports design and manufacturing

  • OMAX Water Jet for precision cutting and machining of exterior materials

  • Safan E-Brake for efficient and accurate in house metal fabrication

  • CNC Router for precision woodworking and quality interiors

  • Solid Works for 3D modeling and design

  • Drive Works for 3D modeling and drawing configuration

  • John Bean front end alignment equipment

  • Diagnostic testing equipment for all chassis platforms

  • Lap tops on production line for multiplex diagnostic support

  • Paint- in-house color matching and paint mixing



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At PL Custom,
we’re unique in many ways

At PL Custom,
we’re unique in many ways

from delivering lasting value to understanding your needs and exceeding your expectations.
from delivering lasting value to understanding your needs and exceeding your expectations.
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