Investing more in tooling capabilities

Investing more in tooling capabilities

Our Broanmain tool shop continues to invest in precision machinery to support new projects, test customer prototypes and take on high quality, repeat technical mouldings. New technology recently added include a precision CMM machine, a profile projector for advanced...
Moulding sustainably

Moulding sustainably

The lightweight nature of polymers not only has a positive impact on energy consumption, improved performance, functionality and safety of plastic components also directly affects the long-term sustainability of manufactured parts. Today, injection and compression...
British Tooling Teamworking at its Best

British Tooling Teamworking at its Best

Using its newly equipped state-of-the-art tool room, the Broanmain Plastics team has developed a true cross-departmental collaborative approach to tool design and delivery. Led by Kamil Stec and Thomas Catinat, the team now has capacity to complete tool design and...
Tool life extension tips

Tool life extension tips

Broanmain tool manager Kamil Stec explains how we go about extending the life of customers’ precision mould tools. The cost of creating an injection moulding tool can run into thousands of pounds. One of the key considerations for product engineers has to be the...
Accelerating wellbeing and transformation strategies

Accelerating wellbeing and transformation strategies

At the end of 2020 Broanmain appointed Eve Clennell as People, Culture and Strategy Manager. A senior role, Eve’s appointment comes at a pivotal time, with the pandemic and Brexit putting employee health and wellbeing, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and workforce...
Ready for Reshore Reversal

Ready for Reshore Reversal

Trade wars, closed borders, shipment delays, ongoing tariff negotiations, currency fluctuations and Brexit are just a number of factors prompting UK manufacturers to assess their supply chain vulnerabilities. Many Broanmain customers have done it. Managing Director Jo...