Special Edition - Plastics Processors
11th April 2023
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Hi Jessica, welcome to the latest plastics news from PlastikMedia.
 
This month is our Plastic Processors special feature, which includes all of the recent news on this topic....
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MGS plastics building
In 2013, MGS Technical Plastics upgraded from their previous premises in Bolton to their current location in Blackburn. Since the move, they have continuously invested in their facility, including an extension that expanded the warehouse in order to house 18 injection moulding machines, an onsite tool room, and offices.
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D W Plastics Ltd, a leader in the UK’s bespoke thermoplastic extrusion profile industry, is proud to announce its recent expansion into an adjacent facility at the Terminus Road Industrial Estate in Chichester.
This move marks a significant milestone in the company’s growth and commitment to delivering high-quality products and services to customers worldwide.
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pentagon plastics offices
Pentagon is firmly focused on sustainability within the manufacturing process of plastic injection moulding. There are several areas to consider when looking at new products, these can include cutting down waste by the introduction of direct hot tip feed systems or recycling waste back into production at controlled levels.
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As additive manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing becomes an embedded production technology, the scrutiny on every aspect of the AM process chain intensifies.
In this article, Rebecca Wilkes, Order Manager at 3DPRINTUK discusses how in a fast moving and rapidly growing 3D printing environment, the issues of quality are a focus at every turn.
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Will & Mark in front of a HP 3D printer
Our next stop was Wetherby, nestled in the West Yorkshire countryside in an unassuming industrial estate between Leeds and York, to visit All 3D Labs and meet founder Mark Baresh. All 3D Labs provide high-quality online 3D printing services, specialising in HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology for prototyping and low-to-medium volume manufacturing.
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Rutland Plastics has joined forces with Eureka to produce a webinar covering various aspects of plastic injection moulding design. The webinar includes information on mould tools, which thermoplastics are suited to which applications, design for economy and the environment, including bioplastics. The session concludes with an overview of common defects and how to overcome them.
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Great Central Plastics are UK plastics manufacturers specialising in creating bespoke injection moulded products. AO has issued a fantastic method that utilises the material from scrapped white goods.
 AO’s facility allows for white goods to be disposed of properly and turned into reusable material for plastic manufacturers to turn into more plastic moulding products.
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mould tool being finished by hand
Producing a mould tool can come at a large expense. Whilst this initial outlay is worth it due to the economies of scale that come with producing hundreds of thousands of plastic mouldings, avoiding unnecessary costs during the process is still important.
Here are some of BEC Group’s top tips to save you precious pounds when producing your tooling.
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Are you looking to mass produce a product or looking at converting your product from metal to plastic? Then it is likely that you are considering plastic injection moulding. Before you even speak to a tool maker or moulder, there are several questions that will need to be answered. This will ensure that you have the smoothest process possible.
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