Plastic Processors

Boddingtons Invests in its Pharma Market Future

Medical device manufacturer Boddingtons has invested in five FANUC injection moulding machines in order to meet the demand for a new OEM client in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Protool Plastics Group Confirms Zero Polypropylene Scrap

Injection moulding group Protool Plastics has secured new consumer product contracts as a result of incorporating recycled polypropylene into its products, following investment in recycling equipment and storage systems. 

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Donite Plastics Plays Vital Role in Bringing Renewable Energy to NI

Donite Plastics, based in Saintfield, County Down, has developed and manufactured innovative security cabinets for in-house batteries where renewable energy is stored.

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Case Study: Replacing Metal with Plastics

Material replacement can be a challenge, so when Viridian Systems approached Rutland Plastics to replace a metal component with plastic injection moulded alternatives, there were many considerations.

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IPL’s Tamworth Site Gains Prestigious BRC AA Rating

IPL Tamworth, formerly known as Protech Plastic Containers, has recently achieved a full BRC AA rating for food-grade packaging.

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Coral Products Acquires Manchester-based Customised Packaging Limited

Coral Products PLC, a specialist in the design and manufacture of plastic products, has acquired Customised Packaging Limited (CPL), a specialist in sheet extrusion technology and vacuum forming.

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Pentagon Plastics: Supply Difficulties in a Material World

In this blog, Pentagon Plastics, a well-established plastic injection moulder, discusses the growing difficulties in obtaining some grades of raw material.

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Protool Group Reduces Energy Costs by 48% With Negri Bossi CANBIO sT 400 Investment

The Protool Plastics Group has reduced its energy costs by almost half after investing in a Negri Bossi CANBIO sT 400 servo drive injection moulding machine.

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Protool Plastics Group Delivers 50 Million PPE Mouldings

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Protool Plastics Group has delivered over 50 million personal protective equipment (PPE) mouldings from its Fareham and Manchester sites to major OEMs around the globe.

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ACT Increases Capacity With the Delivery of New 900T Press

Applied Component Technology has recently commissioned a new 900-tonne press to expand capacity for existing projects and increase processing capability for new projects using recycled plastics.

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