“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:
Advice on the best material for the job, as well as assisting businesses to meet their ongoing design and regulatory requirements.
Assistance in choosing the right machine type and size for the job, as well as tooling, ancillaries, storage and handling equipment.
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.
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.
Advice on the best methods to eradicate problems by process or material improvements.