Toolmakers & Mould Components

Bringing Production Home: To Reshore or Retool?

As a result of global supply chains breaking down due to the pandemic, many companies have considered bringing their manufacturing back to the UK. Plunkett Associates investigates the options in terms of production tooling.

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HotSeat – Andrew Hogg, Managing Director at Liondell

Utilising the latest CAD and mould simulation software, Liondell Limited specialises in the design and development of plastic parts from a brief, and the manufacture of injection mould tooling and low volumes of plastic parts […]

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Manufacturers Respond Quickly to Lateral Flow Device Demands

GÜNTHER Hot Runner Systems, Amies Innovation and RDMS joined forces in response to demand for lateral flow testing devices, producing eight impression tools in five weeks followed by two 32 cavity moulds in just ten […]

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Ad-Vance Engineering Appoints New Technical Sales Manager

Award-winning toolmaker Ad-Vance Engineering is delighted to announce the appointment of David Parry as its new UK Technical Sales Manager.

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D-Bushing – the Ultimate Generation of Gate Bushing

Thermoplay, a business within Barnes Moulding Solutions strategic business unit, presents the solution for high cavitation moulds with frequent version changes.

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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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