Leading Irish Toolmaker Joins PlastikCity

Having recently won awards at one of Northern Ireland’s foremost business awards, Ad-Vance Engineering has now been announced as the first toolmaker from the island of Ireland to secure a listing on the PlastikCity procurement platform.

Ad-Vance Engineering has built its reputation on the design and manufacture of tooling for multiple applications including high-quality plastic injection mould tools, jigs & fixtures, diecast, and rapid prototype tooling.

Using the latest 6 and 7 axis machines along with leading-edge hyperMILL® CAD-S Solid software that integrates 2D, 3D, HSC, 5-axis milling and turning strategies in a simple user interface, has enabled Ad-Vance Engineering to significantly reduce cycle times and increase productivity.

From their new 7000 sq. ft production facility in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, Ad-Vance Engineering can deliver the following bespoke services:

  • Hot Runner Multi-Cavity High-Speed Plastic Injection Mould tools, used in automotive, medical, pharmaceutical and health care industries
  • High-end Hydraulically Operated Machine Fixtures used on a PCI 5 axis CNC milling machine
  • Integral high -pressure hydraulic circuits operating at 100 Bar line pressure – including work supports, non-return valves and pressure check valves
  • Hydraulic clamping using Enerpac, Roemheld and Kraftek products

Based on their slogan “Precision through Everything,” mould tools are manufactured using a full range of 3, 5, 6 and 7 axis high-speed CNC milling as standard, along with CNC spark erosion, surface grinding, turning, conventional milling, bench fitting and polishing equipment. State of the art inspection processes and the latest Solidworks CAD software to maximise design productivity and manufacturing resources support this equipment.

Roger Vance, Managing Director, comments: “We offer a full turn-key solution from design, R&D and rapid prototyping through to manufacturing, logistics and after-sales support backed by our ISO 9001 quality and ISO 14001 environmental accreditations.

“We are experienced in delivering one-stop-shop solutions to  T1, T2 partners in the rail, defence, automotive, construction and pharma sectors. Our experienced team of engineers are dedicated to delivering all projects on time and on budget. Our work is backed up by top-class customer service. All quality and environmental standards are underpinned by ISO9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 accreditations.

“We look forward to further profitable collaboration with our leading injection moulding partners in GB and Ireland through 2020 and beyond.”

Ad-Vance Engineering
+44 (0)28 9262 2933

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