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Advanced Plastics celebrates dramatic growth

7th July 2017

Advanced Plastics in Sutton Fields has grown its workforce and almost doubled its turnover thanks to a commitment to quality and a continual investment in the business.

 

Investment in technology and skills has fuelled dramatic growth at a Hull manufacturer.

 

Over the past 4 years, Advanced Plastics in Sutton Fields Industrial Estate has invested more than £5.2m in plant and machinery alone, helping it to drive efficiency and boo........

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Advanced Plastics Gains ISO 14001:2004 In Record Time

6th July 2017

 Advanced Plastics are proud to have achieved our ISO 14001:2004 accreditation in record time. From commencement to the point where we were ready for certification took us just nine months. Our ISO 14001 accreditation confirms our social concern for environmental issues and also our commitment to upholding globally recognisable environmental standards.

Integral to our accreditation is the successful operation of an Environmental System to........

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Breaking the mould to take plastics firm to next level

12th November 2015

A Hull plastics company is staying true to its roots after forging a future on an industrial estate in the city. Jim Coldwell finds out more about the expanding firm
(Excerpt from Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday June 26 2013)

Advanced Plastics Ltd began life in a small industrial unit at Sutton Fields Industrial Estate more than 20 years ago. Two decades on and the firm employs about 90 people, many from surrounding areas in north Hull such as Kingswood, Bransholme and Orcha........

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Advanced buys Wittmann Battenfeld EcoPower 180 moulding cell

11th April 2013

Advanced Plastics Ltd has just added a new Wittmann Battenfeld production cell to its growing production capabilities on its new purpose-designed 50,000sq ft site in Sutton Fields, Hull, East Yorkshire.

Advanced now has a 95% Battenfeld equipped mould shop with a total of 19 Battenfeld moulding machines on site. The latest addition – a new Wittmann Battenfeld EcoPower 180 moulding machine - will be making glass-filled PP metal-insert moulded components for the automotive i........

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Available Capacity – New 1500t Moulding Machine

27th February 2013

Yorkshire based Advanced Plastics Ltd have recently completed the installation of a new Engel Duo 1500t  Injection Moulding Machine complete with Fanuc 6 axis robot cell.

The machine purchase forms part of a £3M investment programme which together with the imminent arrival of a new Battenfeld 180t machine takes the company’s machine line up to a total of twenty machines incorporating 2k moulding capability.

Relocation to a newly refurbishe........

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20 Years of Advanced Plastics

26th February 2013

Yorkshire based Advanced Plastics Ltd celebrated its 20th Anniversary at the end of 2012.

Established as Advanced Plastics and Composites Ltd in 1992, the company has always operated at the higher end of the injection moulding market producing technical products such as automotive pedals, electric seating and window mechanism components together with technically demanding and highly aesthetic products for the heating, defence and filtration sectors.

The co........

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Relocation to World Class Manufacturing Facility

26th February 2013

Yorkshire based Advanced Plastics ltd acquired of a 50,000 sq. ft. Hull based factory in August 2012.

An extensive refurbishment programme saw the building stripped back to the frame and re-enclosed with high performance materials to achieve outstanding levels of energy efficiency.
New plant services were installed throughout with lighting, heating, compressors and process water chilling all utilising the latest in low energy / low carbon technology.

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Advanced Plastics Secures Regional Growth Fund Support for Continued Expansion.

25th April 2012

Yorkshire based injection moulder, Advanced Plastics Ltd, has secured Regional Growth Fund support to enable continued expansion which will see the company invest in the region of £3million over the next two years.

The company which manufactures technical injection moulded components and complex assemblies for the TierI Automotive and Heating sectors has more than doubled sales over the past two years by securing new contracts to develop products in conjunction with their ........

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Advanced Plastics receives prestigious award from Ideal Stelrad Group.

25th March 2012

Yorkshire based injection moulder, Advanced Plastics Ltd, has received a prestigious supplier award from Ideal Stelrad Group in recognition of its class leading performance in the supply of technical injection moulded components and complex assemblies to Ideal Heating's boiler manufacturing site in Hull, East Yorkshire.

The company has more than doubled sales over the past two years by securing new contracts to develop products in conjunction with their customers in th........

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Wittmann Battenfeld UK works for Advanced Plastics and Composites

26th October 2010

Leading plastics manufacturing equipment supplier Wittmann Battenfeld UK is keeping pace with supplying leading plastics processor Advanced Plastics and Composites (APC) with the production technology for new orders in a variety of demanding technical markets.

The Hull-based moulder is a 100% Wittmann Battenfeld machinery customer since its foundation in 1992 and the company’s most recent purchase is a Wittmann Battenfeld HM90t B6s injection moulding machine which is now m........

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