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HIPS – The smartest packaging material available

HIPS – The smartest packaging material available

Our business has a long history in the world of thermoforming. This puts us in a prime position to offer the best pressure forming South West clients can ask for. From the start of every project we are enthusiastic and show our dedication to your job. The goal is to satisfy our clients so they have a great experience. Continue reading

Plastics By Design Ltd Leads the Way to Provide Face Shields for the NHS Nurses Tackling Coronavirus

Plastics By Design Ltd Leads the Way to Provide Face Shields for the NHS Nurses Tackling Coronavirus

Plastics By Design is producing protective PPE face shields to keep our NHS and service workers safe. We’re making the visor super comfortable by adding foam and elastic strapping, and making them in super clear PET. We now have the capacity to make 50,000 visors a day. Continue reading

Some insight into vacuum forming and the process

Some insight into vacuum forming and the process

Thermoforming is an incredibly popular method of producing different kinds of plastic products. People such as packaging specialists all over the UK use it to get the products they require. However, it is worth noting that you need the right expertise and skills to get everything right. Plastics By Design specialises in this area, standing out as the top name for vacuum forming in South West England. We would love to help you get amazing results for your products. Continue reading

The factors that influence thermoforming cost

The factors that influence thermoforming cost

Pressure forming South WestThere are various factors that influence the price of thermoforming work. This includes materials, tooling, design, and labour. These are all necessary in order to provide you with the final product you are looking for. You can cut expenses in some ways, like making sure you work with a company like us that knows what they are doing. When it comes to pressure forming, South West England businesses have no one better to work with than Plastics By Design. Continue reading

The importance of proper tooling with thermoforming

The importance of proper tooling with thermoforming

A lot of people looking for plastic thermoformed components want to keep prices as low as they can. In order to achieve this, they often look at the tooling. They think about what changes will allow for cost reductions. However, this can have dreadful results. We know all about this as the premier company offering pressure and vacuum forming South West England can trust. Continue reading

A little insight into vacuum flow

A little insight into vacuum flow

Vacuum forming South WestWe are a business that provides first rate vacuum forming South West clients can count on. With more than 25 years of experience in this field, we know all about the ins and outs of it. Our team can choose the right materials and modify designs to fit your current project. Therefore you get the perfect results. Continue reading

Selecting a material for thermoforming

Selecting a material for thermoforming

Pressure forming South WestWhen it comes to thermoforming, you need to select the right material for the job. This will depend on the needs of your project. You should think about physical properties along with the best applications for the material. As the top provider of pressure forming South West England has, we can help you to choose materials. You can therefore be confident your product will have the right properties. Continue reading

Vacuum forming design guidelines

Vacuum forming design guidelines

As a business with a long history of thermoforming, we have the expertise and knowledge to help you with all your needs. We are capable of providing a diverse pool of services. With them, we can create a myriad of straightforward and complex products for you. As the foremost company specialising in vacuum forming South West has, we can ensure quality results as well. Continue reading