Technical

“By offering sound technical advice across a number of areas, covering the initial design through to the end of the manufacturing process, we are helping the complete supply chain make the right choices.”

Dan Jarvis, Technical & Business Development Manager

Plastribution’s technical support covers a wide range of services including, but not limited to:

Material Selection
Advice on the best material for the job, as well as assisting businesses to meet their ongoing design and regulatory requirements.

Processing Advice
Assistance in choosing the right machine type and size for the job, as well as tooling, ancillaries, storage and handling equipment.

Maximising Efficiency
Help in choosing the right products and additives to improve cycle time and energy efficiency.

Idea to Component
Help in making ideas a reality by providing advice on: correct material, design considerations, manufacturing methods, project costs, prototype tooling and finished component manufacture.

Training and Development
Training support on polymer basics, process optimisation and the economics of the polymer supply chain.

Re-shoring
Support for OEMs who wish to transfer manufacturing of plastic components, assembles and sub-assemblies back to the UK.

Regulatory and Compliance
Monitoring and supply of all relevant documentation for regulatory issues including, but not limited to: REACH, RoHS, MSDS, WEEE, WRAS, food contact, medical compliance, California 65 proposition and conflict minerals.

Troubleshooting
Advice on the best methods to eradicate problems by process or material improvements.

Meet the team

  • Richard Cudd
    Richard Cudd Technical Department & Business Development

    Tel: +44 (0) 1530 561966

  • Joe Putt
    Joe Putt Technical Department & Business Development

    Tel: +44 (0) 1530 561966

  • Dan Jarvis Technical Department & Business Development

    Tel: +44 (0) 1530 561966

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