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Nigel Flowers

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag says the company has got off to a “great start” in the first six months of 2016, thanks in part to strong sales of all-electric machinery. more

5 Aug 2016 10:08 Machinery

Strong show signifies a solid market

Nigel Flowers, Chairman of the PMMDA, reflects on show success signifying and a solid market, as well as calling for participants in a new working group for EN Standard development. more

30 Oct 2014 17:01 Guest Blog

Top tips for injection moulding machinery buyers

Making the decision to purchase injection moulding machinery is an investment, and one which it is important to get right. Here, Nigel Flowers, M.D. at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, answers six of the most popular questions asked asked before buying. more

15 Jan 2016 12:02 Guest Blog

In this month’s column, Nigel Flowers, Chairman of the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA) discusses the latest machinery figures, the uptake of all-electric and what recent world events mean for the UK economy… more

24 Sep 2015 11:55 Guest Blog

Affiliates, apprenticeships and avoiding the ‘Clarkson’ issue

In this month’s column, Nigel Flowers, Chairman of the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA) introduces a new affiliate membership scheme and ‘steers’ clear of all things Top Gear… more

20 Apr 2015 09:00 Guest Blog

New year, new start for the PMMDA

In his regular column, Nigel Flowers writes this month on the association’s return to independence, as it enters a new chapter after splitting from the PPMA. more

30 Jan 2014 14:19 Guest Blog

Giving the image of manufacturing a makeover

This month, PMMDA Chairman, Nigel Flowers, writes exclusively for BP&R on the economy, investment and making manufacturing appeal to the masses. more

29 Aug 2013 06:00 Guest Blog

The glass is half full for UK manufacturers

This month, PMMDA Chairman, Nigel Flowers, writes exclusively for BP&R on the latest figures published on the economy and why the UK plastics industry has reason to be optimistic about the future. more

22 May 2013 09:15 Guest Blog

PMMDA all shaped up and ready for progress

PMMDA Chairman, Nigel Flowers, provides regular industry insight, updates and information from the association. more

19 Mar 2013 11:31 Guest Blog