Toolmakers & Mould Components

Euro Stampi Invests in a New 4800T Machine

Following several years of sustained sales growth for its large tools for boxes, pallets, crates and waste containers, Italian toolmaker Euro Stampi has decided to expand its business with the purchase of a second manufacturing […]

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Masters Graduate Brings Composite Expertise to Ad-Vance Engineering

Award-winning toolmaker Ad-Vance Engineering is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Patterson MEng. Rebecca joins the company’s team in Lisburn as their new Design Engineer Manager.

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KNARR Presents Rack and Spiral Gears for Stack Moulds

Is it possible to double output volume using the same tool and machine size, with significantly lower unit costs? Discover why some injection moulders rely on stack moulds, especially for flatter plastic parts.

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Ad-Vance Engineering Collaborates with Local Council in COVID-19 Response

Ad-Vance Engineering, one of Ireland’s foremost toolmakers, based in Lisburn, were recent participants in their local Council’s business mentoring programme, which helped to equip them to assist in COVID-19 efforts by manufacturing PPE.

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Wickford Mould & Tool: Tools for Success

Wickford Mould and Tool was founded in 2009 by Bob Kitchin and David Edwards. By pooling their life savings, the pair of engineers purchased the plant and machinery from the previous owners and persuaded the […]

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Tappex Launch 3rd Generation Heat Inserter

The Tappex Generation 3 heat inserter has been designed to allow quick, easy and repeatable installation of a range of Tappex threaded inserts into plastic moulds.

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Hales Tool & Die UK Company Buy-Out

John Applebee, MD of Hales Tool & Die Ltd (UK) has purchased the balance of company shares previously owned by parent company Hales Australia Pty Ltd. Hales will continue to represent a number of reputable […]

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What Led Kavia Tooling to Develop its own Manufacturing Software?

When Kavia Tooling was looking at improving its manufacturing efficiency and accuracy, the company couldn’t find a suitable off-the-shelf solution, so developed its own software package to exactly suit its needs. Once complete, it became […]

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Modern Valve Gate Nozzle Technology Enables Perfect IML

When German toolmaker Roth Werkzeugbau manufactured a tool for curd cheese cups, they chose GÜNTHER valve gate technology for injecting the cup in the in-mould labelling tool, following previous positive experiences with the company.

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ECME Announce Successful Recipients of COVID-19 Mini Projects Grants

Leading Lisburn toolmaker, Ad-Vance Engineering, will receive more than £300,000 in funding for healthcare projects relating to COVID-19, as the ECME announces the successful applicant companies for its Mini Projects Grants.

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