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Plastic Processors

Protool Plastics Group: Is Now the Right Time to Reshore?

In a time when all companies are looking to reduce their carbon footprint, there has never been a better time to localise your supply chain. Protool Plastic Group’s Managing Director, Michael Hadfield, explains more.

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Developing Award-Winning Electrical Fire Safety Products

In this case study, the Plasticom Group, a high-quality toolmaking and moulding business based in Kent, detail the development and manufacture of an innovative electrical fire safety component.

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Tex Plastics Secures Environmental Standard ISO 14001

The awarding of the Environmental Standard reflects the vision to monitor and control the impact of operations on the environment, both now and in the future, at Tex Plastics Derby.

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Protool Plastics Group Confirm Significant Machinery Investment

Protool Plastics Group has completed stage one of their ambitious expansion plan, confirming the delivery of three new injection moulding machines, set to increase capacity and improve productivity at the Fareham site.

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Tony Barnett Joins Fibrax as UK Business Development Manager

The Fibrax Group of Companies has appointed Tony Barnett as its Business Development Manager for the UK automotive sector. Tony’s career in the plastics and rubber industry spans 35 years, and he brings with him […]

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PlastikCity on Tour – Cellular Mouldings

Our next stop was at extrusion, RIM and PU experts, Cellular Mouldings. We met with their M.D. Peter Matthews, who gave us a tour of their diverse facility and explained their unique ability to provide […]

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Pentagon Welcome First Undergraduate Placement Student

Pentagon Plastics continue to build on its history of supporting young people in education, as it welcomes its first-ever Undergraduate Placement Student, on a 20-week placement as part of his Product Design Degree.

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McLaren Plastics Save 60% Energy with Sustainable IntElect2 Machines

For environmentally-responsible Midlothian-based McLaren Plastics, recent tests performed by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag on two new IntElect2 machines have shown a 60% reduction in their energy bill, saving them over £7,000 a year.

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Amey Plastics Invest in State-of-the-art Gasketing Machine

Following another successful year at Amey Plastics, the leading plastic injection moulding company has announced that it has added a state-of-the-art Sonderhoff gasketing machine to its workshop.

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Boddingtons Ends 2019 with an MDSAP Flourish

Leading injection moulder and med-tech supplier, Boddingtons, has recouped significant investment in the new Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) by qualifying for the standard at the first time of asking.

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