COMPANY

Milestones

1992

Company founded by three Engineers

First Automotive contract secured

IMM Range: Up to 130t Clamp Force

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 2

Sales Revenue: £100k

Employees: 4

Capital Investment: £93,000

2007

Change of ownership structure

IMM range expanded to 500t Clamp Force

Start of a new era of business expansion and investment

First Cartesian Robot installed

Linear Vibration Welding technology installed

IMM Range: Up to 500t Clamp Force

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 15

Employees: 28

Capital Investment: £70,000

Sales Revenue: £2.7M

2013

Relocated to new 50,000 sq ft premises

Embarked on a journey to achieve world-class manufacturing

Achieved TS16949 and ISO14001 Certification

Installed first 6 Axis Robot and Ceracon technology

IMM Range: Up to 1500t Clamp Force

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 20

Sales Revenue: £8M

Employees: 88

Capital Investment : £1,000,000

2017

Celebrated 25 years in business

Plastics Industry Award Winner – Best Training & Development Programme

Plastics Industry Award Finalist – Processor of the Year

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 31

Sales Revenue: £16M

Employees: 187

Capital Investment: £1,000,000

2018

Plastics Industry Award Finalist

Transitioned from to TS16949 to IATF16949

Investment in 3D CAD

Installed first Fanuc all electric injection moulding machines

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 34

Sales Revenue: £19M

Employees: 165

Capital Investment: £1,100,000

2019

Launched Graduate Training Programme

Installed first Collaborative Robot

Investment in Moldfow Analysis

Site expansion - New 15,000 sq. ft warehouse

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 37

Sales Revenue: £21M

Employees: 186

Capital Investment: £2,300,000

2020

Rapid development of Face Shield to assist in Covid-19 pandemic

Launched Matics real time production monitoring system

Site expansion - New 15,000 sq. ft warehouse

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 39

Sales Revenue: £20M

Employees: 193

Capital Investment: £460,000

2021

Commenced Dale Carnegie Senior Leadership Programme

Launched Continuous Improvement reward scheme

Investment in Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 42

Sales Revenue: £27M

Employees: 220

Capital Investment: £1,100,000

2022

Celebrating 30 years in business

Launched ‘The Advanced Way’ culture programme

IMM Range: Up to 1600t Clamp Force

Number of Injection Moulding Machines: 45

Sales Revenue: £30M

Employees: 242

Capital Investment: £750,000