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Plastics manufacturer to make festival art
Lancashire-based plastic injection moulding specialist, MGS Technical Plastics, has teamed up with artist, Robyn Woolston, to create a unique work of art celebrating the role of injection moulding, for the National Festival of Making. 05 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Printed mould tools
igus is now offering a service to 3D print injection mould tools, enabling rapid and cost effective production of custom parts. 02 Nov 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Mould blanks drilled by Mollart
Mollart Engineering’s subcontract division has secured orders from a UK automotive company to produce a family of mould blanks having up to 30 interconnecting cooling holes drilled from five faces of the component. 28 Oct 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Midas help Shnug sit pretty
Midas Pattern Company has manufactured the rotational mould tooling for Hong Kong-based Shnug Ltd's award winning social seating.. 11 Oct 2016 - Engineering Capacity
£200,000 investment at Icon Plastics
Icon Plastics has expanded its workforce and capabilities following a £200,000 investment in high-tech equipment to meet the demands of a growing client base. 26 Sep 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Cap fits for Air Liquide
Essentra Components was able to provide a custom-made product when Air Liquide required a cap solution for the valves of its Argon gas bottles, primarily used for metal fabrication and inflation of diving suits. 21 Sep 2016 - Engineering Capacity
3D printed injection mould service
The Dutch high-tech plastic parts and components expert, Promolding BV, has expanded its operations with the introduction of a 3D Printed Injection Molding division (PRIM). 08 Sep 2016 - Engineering Capacity
More moulding capacity for Skar
Suffolk based Skar Precision Mouldings has installed two new plastic injection moulding machines to upgrade its capacity and produce even more components for medical, engineering, point of sale and retail. 10 Aug 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Additive adds moulding performance
Czech toolmaker Innomia uses additive manufacturing to optimise the moulding performance of its tools for automotive projects. 16 Feb 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Mould-makers see reshoring growth
Thanks to reshoring, mould-making has grown to represent 90% of turnover at Chapter Engineering - and it offers a subcontracting service too. 15 Dec 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Moulded covers save 20%
Polyurethane covers produced by the Midas Pattern Company are 20% cheaper than the previous sheet metal product and more attractive. 09 Sep 2015 - Engineering Capacity
MIM cuts it for dissecting shear
Metal injection moulding by CMG Technologies helped a Queen’s Award-winning surgical device manufacturer overcome cost and strength issues. 02 Sep 2015 - Engineering Capacity
JSB Plastics thinks bigger
JSB Plastics has installed its twelfth, and largest plastic injection moulding machine, a Romi Primax 600R that can handle mouldings up to 4.2kg. 28 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity
MIM parts for John Deere
Parts for John Deere tractor seats that were previously made in Taiwan have now been re-shored to the UK thanks to metal injection moulding. 24 Jun 2015 - Engineering Capacity
RP Tooling shapes its future
RP Tooling has relocated to a new factory in Kingswinford that at 2,300 sq m is treble the size of its previous premises and has installed two additional vertical machining centres. 08 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Plastic beer kegs for lighter ales
Quadrant CMS, an integrated manufacturer of injection moulded components and sub-assemblies, has helped Dispack Projects develop a new generation of recyclable plastic beer keg. 03 Mar 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Composite component for land and water
A large composite moulding from Morgan Advanced Materials is at the heart of a highly innovative new amphibious vehicle with applications across many markets. 18 Feb 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Machining centre for mould makers
Express Composite Solutions (ECS) has installed a new 3-axis vertical machining centre. 06 Feb 2015 - Engineering Capacity
3D printing for space station freezer
Additive manufacturing company Solid Concepts used fused deposition modelling to produce the liner for an extreme temperature freezer destined for the International Space Station. 04 Feb 2015 - Engineering Capacity
Green funding for Thermotec
A Birmingham based plastic and composites manufacturer has received major funding to help support their expansion and improvement plans. 21 Jan 2015 - Engineering Capacity