September 2013

Further Expansion at Plastek

By |2019-04-12T10:29:35+00:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Plastek News|

As part of the company’s continued expansion, Plastek UK has made a significant investment in three new injection moulding machines, bringing the total on the shop floor to forty-one. Plastek’s clients include the owners of some of the world’s most famous brands, and this latest expansion is a direct response to the winning of new business [...]

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July 2013

Plastics Industry Awards Winners!

By |2019-04-12T10:28:31+00:00July 9th, 2013|Categories: Plastek News|

Having been nominated in no less than three categories in the Plastics Industry Awards 2013, Plastek UK was delighted to win Processor of the Year. The Plastics Industry Awards, launched in 2001 and held annually in London, are dedicated to rewarding innovation and exceptional performance throughout the polymer industry. It is the aim of the awards [...]

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Sure Route to Success for Plastek

By |2019-04-12T10:27:22+00:00July 5th, 2013|Categories: Plastek News|

Plastek UK has announced the successful culmination of a three year project with clients Unilever to create a radically different new actuator for their Sure brand of men’s deodorants. This truly global project, initiated by Unilever in 2010, will soon see a radical new design of actuator on the popular range of Sure aerosol deodorants. Aiming [...]

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April 2013

Plastek UK is Regional Awards Finalist

By |2019-04-12T10:25:53+00:00April 19th, 2013|Categories: Plastek News|

Plastek UK has been short-listed from amongst hundreds of local manufacturers to make the finals of the prestigious Nottingham Post Business Awards 2013. The Nottingham Post Business Awards 2013 is the county’s first celebration of business excellence organised by Champions (UK) plc. The glamorous awards ceremony will be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on [...]

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September 2012

Latest UK Expansion Completed

By |2019-04-12T10:23:29+00:00September 10th, 2012|Categories: Plastek News|

Plastek UK has invested in a new manufacturing cell to double its capacity in order to meet the needs of a major customer. An important feature of Plastek’s latest expansion of its Nottinghamshire plant has been the automation of product handling. The extension to the system also features an HMI touch screen control unit. This allows [...]

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Chemical Foaming Innovation Promises Valuable Savings

By |2019-04-12T10:22:16+00:00September 10th, 2012|Categories: Plastek News|

Plastek has been working with major global brands to reduce costs and improve environmental performance. The latest chemical foaming technology has been deployed by Plastek in a joint project with a key customer to reduce the cost and environmental impact of deodorant stick packaging. The process uses chemical foaming agents to produce tiny air bubbles within [...]

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Going the Extra 600 Miles

By |2019-04-12T10:14:36+00:00September 10th, 2012|Categories: Plastek News|

Good suppliers should expect to go the extra mile for an important client, but Plastek went a great many steps further! As part of a huge project to explore ways of maximising shared business value with a long-term customer, Plastek USA and its client looked at ways of optimising the overall supply network. In a remarkable [...]

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