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New reports says recycling plastic could meet three-quarters of UK demand

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Plastic has been in the news a lot lately, and not always for the best reasons. With many single-use plastics becoming more and more of an environmental concern, the pressure is on more than ever for rotomoulding and plastic manufacturing companies to reduce and prevent plastic waste. In the midst of this, the Green Alliance […]

Why is injection moulding so expensive?

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Cost is always a major consideration when you’re choosing the best plastic manufacturing process for creating your plastic products. The tricky thing is, however, that the costs are often relative, and can go up or down depending on a number of factors including (for example) the size of your product, how many you need and […]

3 reasons why rotomoulding is ideal for the medical industry

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You may not have realised before how heavily the medical industry relies on plastic. (In fact, we’ve gone into a bit of detail before on the nature of the relationship between plastic and medicine – it’s worth a read!) Beyond plastic in general, though, rotomoulding has always been a particularly useful plastic manufacturing process for […]

What Sort of Products Can Be Made With Rotomoulding?

colourful kayaks

It’s a question our experts often get here at Excelsior. Once our customers understand how rotomoulding and injection moulding works, and the various differences between them, obviously the next concern is always going to be – is it the most suitable process for the product you have in mind? Hopefully some of our previous posts […]

How Would You Manufacture A Plastic Product?

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If you’re new to the world of plastic manufacturing, it stands to reason that there will be a few major questions you’ll want the answers to right out of the gate. And amongst the foremost of those will probably be – how would you manufacture a plastic product? Well, there are a few key processes […]

What Alternatives Are There To Injection Moulding?

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Injection moulding is far from the only option you’ve got when it comes to plastic manufacturing, although it can sometimes get a lot more of the limelight compared to other processes like rotomoulding or blow moulding. Obviously, before you commit to any plastic manufacturing process it’s always best to know all the facts first, and […]

Why Do We Use Polyethylene For Plastics Manufacturing?

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You may already be familiar with the major types of raw material we use for our plastics manufacturing processes, especially if you’re already an existing customer. Featuring heavily amongst them is polyethylene, which we use in various forms for our roto-moulding projects for customers. In this week’s blog, we’ll be dive into a few details […]

Fantastic News For The UK’s Plastic Manufacturing Industry

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It’s fair to say that the successful outcome of the Brexit referendum in 2016 came as a big surprise to lots of people here in Britain, and for a while this shock was reflected in the financial markets. Now though, the British economy is showing clear signs of stability. In fact, according to the Office […]

Grit Bins Help You To Stay Safe In Winter

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There’s all sorts of things to like about winter: mulled wine, Christmas, snow-bound scenery. But what people don’t love is the icy roads and surfaces that winter so often brings – especially since it can prove such a hazard in the workplace. Luckily, here at Excelsior, we use our rotomoulding process to create plastic grit […]

The Safest Way To De-Ice Your Premises

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With the winter weather having properly set in, it’s the perfect time to invest in plastic grit bins, as well as salt and plastic shovels (which we create using our rotational moulding process). Obviously, actually clearing away snow and ice needs to be done with the utmost care to save yourself an injury, so we […]