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 […]

Three Vital Considerations For Your Plastic Product

Here at Excelsior, we take great pride in our ability to create bespoke plastic products for our customers using our roto-moulding process, often working to specific plastic manufacturing briefs to create products that suit our customers’ needs exactly. If you’re thinking about how to bring your own plastic product idea to life, this week on […]

What Makes Food Grade Plastic Different?

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In day-to-day life, most of us aren’t that discerning about the different types of plastic in our lives, much the same as we’re not that discerning about the different types of metal or wood. But, just like these other materials, there’s a whole lot of variation between the different types of plastic, which means the […]

What Is The Plastics Industry Doing About Waste?

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Plastic is a diverse, versatile and famously durable material – all of which makes it fantastically useful for manufacturing, but it’s this same durability which can cause it to be a problem for the environment if disposed of improperly. Like many in the plastics industry, here at Excelsior we’re often asked what we’re doing about […]

A Brief History Of The Rotomoulding Process

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Did you know: it was likely the Ancient Egyptians that invented roto-moulding? We did! We’re casting our eyes back to the past again in this week’s blog, one of the latest looking at the history of the tools, materials and processes used by Excelsior. This time around, we’re taking a detailed look at how the […]

A Short Plastic History

As you can imagine, we consider ourselves pretty big fans of plastic here at Excelsior, and off the top of our heads we could list you a whole heap of advantages in producing plastic products through our roto-moulding process. With our last blog post having given you a bit of a short history about ourselves, […]

How One Family Transformed The Excelsior Brand

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We’ve got a long history of plastic manufacturing behind us here at Excelsior. But before we were creating plastic products for our clients using our roto-moulding process, we were supplying mills with fibre products in the midst of the Industrial Revolution. This week on the blog, we’re taking a quick look back over that journey!