We recently installed an Apex SB-1200 beam robot and conveyor system to help Daventry-based roofing products manufacturer Hambleside Danelaw meet increased demand for their injection moulded roof verge system components. Prior to the installation, the operator had to remove the parts from the moulding machine by hand, then pack them in a separate operation. Now,…Details
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June 23rd 2020 As the lockdown restrictions ease, we at Trace PT are maintaining our positive personal protection measures in line with Government recommendations designed to safeguard our staff, customers, suppliers, partners and the wider community – in particular those who may have an increased vulnerability to the virus. Our engineers remain available for…Details
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The good news is that we are sole UK distributors for Babyplast – the world’s leading manufacturer of micro-injection moulding machines. But they’re not this micro – yet! Find out more here
Over the last couple of years, following their relocation to a bespoke production facility, we have been working closely with a customer in the North of England helping them improve their production automation and efficiency. Our main involvement has been the replacement of old robots as well as installing further new Apex robots as required…Details
Recent research entitled ‘Plastic promises: what the grocery sector is really doing about plastic packaging’ by the UK-based Circular Economy Task Force, has attracted comment from a number of environmental and media organisations agreeing with much of the report’s content. The gist of this is that current genuine public concern about the way plastic packaging…Details
Following a period of growth during 2019, we’re delighted to welcome Tom Perry to Trace PT, as Operations Analyst. Having previously worked in an IT role for a leading automotive manufacturer, Tom brings new skills to the business and will be working with the management team to streamline internal processes and develop the Company’s IT…Details
We have recently completed the first phase of a project to streamline productivity through robot upgrades at a leading UK manufacturer of high quality personal care products. The business currently has two injection moulding machines – both of which were fitted with robots from one of our competitors some years ago. However, the automation and…Details
TCT Show a huge success for the Trace PT/Babyplast UK – AddiFab Freeform Injection Moulding Collaboration
Trace PT made a big impact in its first appearance at this year’s TCT Show – the major UK event for design-to-manufacturing innovation at Birmingham’s NEC on 24th-26th September. Sharing stand G83 with Danish 3D printing pioneer, AddiFab, the Company exhibited Babyplast’s world-leading micro moulding machine as part of AddiFab’s Freeform Injection Moulding (FIM) solution.…Details
Fed up with people misguidedly blaming plastics for environmental problems, when the real issue is how plastic waste is being disposed of? Look out for our #sustainableplastic posts on Twitter & LinkedIn. Here are some facts to start with: In order for a product or material to be truly described as sustainable it must be…Details
Ezi-Dock Systems Ltd of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, manufactures World Class products for processing, handling and storage of semi-bulk Powders & Liquids. The Company’s CSV All Plastic, Single-Use High Containment System provides a highly effective but simple and disposable transfer solution for the Pharma and Biopharma industries. Comprising ABS upper and lower components, with a Polypropylene slider,…Details