AdvancedRob Anderson, Advanced Plastics Ltd Director (left) and Danny Williams Wittmann Battenfeld Sales Engineer (right) confirm the order of a new EcoPower 180 based moulding cell
Yorkshire-based Advanced Plastics Ltd. has just added a new Wittmann Battenfeld production cell to its new purpose-designed 50,000sq ft manufacturing site in Hull.
The latest addition to Advanced’s mould shop – an EcoPower 180 moulding machine – will be making glass-filled PP metal-insert moulded components for the automotive industries. It will be joined by a W822 rack and pinion robot system; bowl feeder and other peripherals supplied by Wittmann Battenfeld.
Advanced Plastics’ Director, Chris Pearson, commented: “Battenfeld supported the business when we bought our first machine and we have made our supplier partnership work ever since then.”
Advanced says new business and new projects at have been steadily rising, with the arrival of the Wittmann machine forming part of a £3million investment programme.
The company has invested in a number of areas and Pearson states the company has “ambitions for work and growth in the mid-size to large shot moulding areas.”