Manufacturers to Launch Moulding Machines at PDM 2018

Injection moulding machinery makers are set to launch new machines at PDM 2018, the plastics design and moulding exhibition and conference that returns to the Telford International Centre on 19 and 20th June 2018.

STV Machinery will be exhibiting a Yizumi A5 series 260 tonne machine for two component moulding and an FE series 60 tonne all electric machine at PDM 2018, their first UK exhibition, while Borche Machinery UK has also confirmed it will bring the latest BS150 machine to the show.

Founded in 2002, Yizumi is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of injection moulding machines, with over 2,500 employees and operations in more than 60 countries. STV Machinery has been operating in the UK plastics industry for many years, progressively expanding its range of products and services to include machine refurbishment, ancillary equipment and since June 2017 Yizumi injection moulding machines. The Yizumi range comprises: A5 Series toggle lock servo injection moulding machine with 60 to 2,600 tonne clamp, DP Series two-platen direct lock machines with 800 to 3,200 tonne clamp and FE Series all-electric machines with 60-260 tonne clamp. Visitors can see the Yizumi machines on the STV Machinery Stand B20 at PDM 2018

Borche Machinery UK will also use its presence at PDM 2018 to demonstrate the highly successful Borche BS range of injection moulding machines, which are now well established in the UK market. Borche has quickly grown to be one of the largest injection moulding machine manufacturers in the world, producing over 10,000 machines per year. The BS Series of machines ranges from the BS60 to the BS1800 while the BU series of Intelligent Two Platen designed machines extends from 500 to 6800 tonne clamp force. Visitors can see the new Borche BS 150 injection moulding machines on Stand D018 at PDM 2018.

“I am delighted to welcome the global machinery brands of Yizumi and Borche to PDM 2018, broadening the choice available to UK injection moulders.” said Matt Barber, event director for the PDM Event. “As PDM returns to its traditional home of the Telford International Centre, the 2018 event is this year’s best opportunity to introduce new machines, innovations and technologies for the UK plastics design and moulding industry.”

Among the names that have recently confirmed their presence as exhibitors at PDM 2018 are Ampacet, Biesterfield, Caledonian Plastics, Connect 2 Cleanrooms, Distrupol, Faulkner Moulds, HASCO Internorm, Masterflow, Meusburger, RJG Technologies, Sprint Tool & Die Plastic, Recycling Van Werven, and Vanden Recycling. PDM 2018 is set to incorporate multiple elements of the plastics industry, with a focus on design, moulding, packaging and recycling. Exhibitors will include product design companies, moulding machinery suppliers, toolmakers, rapid prototyping specialists, moulders and mouldmakers, plastics recycling specialists, masterbatch specialists, software suppliers and materials testing specialists.

The free to attend PDM conference sponsored by Distrupol runs on both days of the event and will cover the latest in plastics design and manufacture including the image of plastics, the future of plastics including Brexit and sustainability, product design and materials innovation. Sessions will also cover process and rotomoulding.

PDM 2018 is the perfect place for plastics and design professionals to network, learn and do business. Industry associations supporting PDM 2018 include: the British Plastics Federation (BPF), plastics recycling organisation RECOUP, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), the Gauge & Toolmakers Association (GTMA) and the Scottish Plastics & Rubber Association.

The PDM Event exhibition and conference is free to attend, to register visit:

Companies interested in exhibiting at PDM 2018 should contact:

Matt Barber, Tel: 01622 370570, Email: or Darren Tindal, Tel: 01273 251277, Email:

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