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Is reshoring the future for plastic injection moulding?

Following the 2016 referendum result, when the UK voted to leave the European Union, the value of the Pound against other leading currencies fell by over 10% and has never recovered.  The cost of imports has been higher ever since.  On their own, the higher cost of imported industrial goods may not be an overwhelming …

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A pragmatic approach to plastic injection mould tooling

By combining our direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) and CNC machining into a single production system, we’ve developed a range of innovative techniques for the manufacture of plastic injection mould tooling.  Using this hybrid manufacturing system, we can offer:   The ability to reduce lead times for plastic injection mould tooling, to just a few weeks  Special tool inserts that eliminate the problems of gas traps in plastic injection …

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Plastic injection moulding and supply chain resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many of the fragilities inherent within modern global supply chains. When supply chains function without disruption then everything runs smoothly. But, as COVID-19 has shown, a major event causes chaos.    And it’s not just major events that can prevent the smooth flow of parts and products around the world. Even in …

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Keeping your cool: create quality plastic injection moulded parts

The outbreak of the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has strained the supply chains for injection moulded parts significantly. As a result, the need for exceptional standards of quality control has never been greater; the key to the consistent production of high-quality plastic injection moulded parts is the way in which the polymer is cooled after it has filled the mould cavity.   High injection moulding reject rates  The uneven cooling of injection …

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The future for plastic injection moulders

As a leading plastic injection moulders in England and South Wales, we’ve been tracking the impact of COVID-19, or Coronavirus, for us and our customers. Here, at OGM our multiple facilities, paired with a large team of experts, allows for dynamic and efficient production to continue – luckily. As we are aware, this crisis is …

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Reasons to return manufacturing to the UK

Reshoring your plastic injection moulding with OGM Recent reports on the manufacturing sector, carried out by organisations that include Lloyds Bank and the University of Warwick, have highlighted the trend towards reshoring.    37% of manufacturers surveyed by Lloyds Bank in its ‘Business in Britain’ report said that they plan to reshore their production processes, from Asia or Eastern Europe. Of these, 71% said that …

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