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Nine months on from its acquisition by Pentagon Plastics, the newly-styled Phoenix Engineering is positioning itself as “one to watch” following investment in infrastructure and working practices. more

12 Apr 2017 14:07 Industry News

A Meet the Toolmaker event in Coventry in February brought 70 people together to discuss the future of plastics tooling. more

21 Mar 2017 11:56 Industry News

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Contract moulder and toolmaker, Pentagon Plastics, says it’s being boosted by a practice of reshoring that looks set to continue into 2017. more

1 Feb 2017 14:44 Industry News

A Lancashire-based injection mould and tool making specialist has developed and created a PVC-based commercial floor tile it claims is the fastest to fit and most durable on the market. more

29 Nov 2016 12:09 Materials

An event designed to promote the importance of the tooling and plastics industries in Europe is being held later this month. more

12 Sep 2016 15:49 Events

Horsham-based injection moulder, Pentagon Plastics, has acquired neighbouring toolmaking firm, Phoenix Engineering 2009 Ltd (formerly Punctual Precision) for an undisclosed sum. more

22 Jul 2016 13:55 Industry News

Austrian standard parts manufacturer, Meusburger, has acquired hot runner specialist PSG Plastic Service GmbH. more

29 Jun 2016 10:00 Machinery

A precision tool making company has been crowned the UK’s “manufacturing Champion” at the national EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards held in London last week. more

4 Feb 2016 14:11 Industry News

An event held to promote the UK toolmaking industry has been hailed a “roaring success” by its organisers. more

4 Dec 2015 16:06 Events

Plastic prototypes, electrodes and injection mould inserts are machined faster at UK manufacturer, BNL, using quick-acting CNC vices. more

12 Nov 2015 12:08 Machinery

Birmingham-based injection moulder and toolmaker, Andel Plastics, says 2015 is the “most exciting year” in the company’s history. more

28 Oct 2015 12:21 Industry News

Portugal’s Engineering and Tooling cluster, Pool-Net, which incorporates the moulding, special tools and plastics industries, has been recognised with a Certificate of Excellence. more

9 Oct 2015 10:30 Industry News

New for 2016, formnext is a tradeshow dedicated to tool and mould making and additive technologies debuting in Frankfurt this November. more

5 Aug 2015 12:30 Events

A new tradeshow dedicated to tool and mould making and additive technologies debuting in Frankfurt this November will be powered with a partnership from one of the industry’s leading publishers and conference producers. more

24 Feb 2015 09:57 Events

A Leicester-based moulder and toolmaker has announced it has invested in two new all-electric machines for its latest project. more

3 Jun 2013 14:21 Machinery