The Plastics and Rubber sector is one of the largest within the UK’s manufacturing base, being the second largest employer (over 170,000 individuals) and approaching £25 billion turnover. Only the Food and Drink sector employs more people. There are more than 6000 companies involved in the plastics sector, with exports of finished goods and raw material exceeding £7.5 billion.
How can I get parts made in plastic?
Selecting the right plastic material
Plastic processing methods
Common processing issues
Plastic processing machinery
Plasticising units – screws & barrels
Automation for plastics
Moulds & Tooling
Specialist equipment used in plastic manufacturing
Services required by plastic manufacturers