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Why rotomoulding is perfect for bespoke plastic products

cnc router

Making a bespoke or prototype plastic product can be a daunting task at times, and it can be especially tough to work out which plastic manufacturing method to choose to create your plastic product. However, if you’re looking to create a one-off product or you’re still refining your design, roto moulding is often by far […]

How To Find The Best Plastic Manufacturing Supplier

Good Plastic Manufacturing Suppliers

Let’s be honest – there’s no shortage of plastic manufacturers to choose from here in the UK. If you’re on the lookout for a firm to bring your plastic product to life, surprisingly enough it’s often not a case of which company is objectively better than another. More frequently, it’s simply a case of which […]

Bikebox chooses Excelsior to manufacture pioneering product

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We’re pleased to have recently had the opportunity to complete another rotomoulding contract for a leading UK company – this time for Bikebox, the UK’s leading retailer of bicycle carriers. After looking at a number of other plastic manufacturing companies, the team at Bikebox ultimately chose Excelsior to manufacture their brand new product, the Bikebox […]

Excelsior completes large-scale order for Scottish Salmon

salmon tanks in situ

We were recently delighted to win a contract with the Scottish Salmon Company, a fully integrated salmon farming business, and one of the latest clients to take advantage of our contract moulding services. Though the business is far from local to our North-West premises – with their head offices as far away as North Uist […]

Easy ways to protect your business from forecasted snow and storms

snow business

It’s been a year of truly unpredictable weather here in the UK. First we were battered by the Beast from the East back in February and March, then temperatures soared into a scorching heatwave which took us through most of September. Now, the weather is set to become unpredictable again in the upcoming winter, with […]

Our brand new website is on the way!

We are a family run business and have been involved in the roto moulding of plastics since the mid 1970s, so it’s safe to say that we’ve got a fair bit of experience under our belts. Having first started back in 1902, we understand the importance of moving with the times, which is why we’ve […]

Why is Low Density Polyethylene so useful in plastic manufacturing?

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Polyethylene a material that we rely on a lot for plastics manufacturing here at Excelsior. If you’ve been following our blog recently, you’ll have already seen our recent piece on High Density Polyethylene. Its counterpart, Low Density Polyethylene, or LDPE, is another one of the core materials we often use for our roto-moulding processes, so […]

A quick introduction to High Density Polyethylene

HDPE

You may already be familiar with polyethylene – it’s one of the core materials we use in our roto-moulding process here at Excelsior. Specifically, high density polyethylene is one of its very distinct sub-materials. If you’ve got a product in mind for plastic manufacturing, high-density polyethylene might be just the material you’re looking for! What […]

What is a tight tolerance in plastic manufacturing?

design measurements

OK, so let’s say you’ve got a plastic product in mind. Before you get to the stage of actual plastic manufacturing with injection or roto-moulding, you will at some point have to consider its tolerances. The issue of tolerances concerns designers, engineers and manufacturers alike, and it’s an essential step in the overall process. And […]

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

plastic recycling

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 […]