Strike A Light: Innovations from recent design shows have the power to brighten the darkest winter

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Lighting holds a place at the cutting edge of design. That might be because lighting companies are always trying to assimilate new technologies, or it might be a product of the age-old association between lighting and theatre. Whatever the reason, the smartest designers keep up a relentless pace… and, thanks to the game-changing innovation of LED lighting, some of the…

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Interesting products made from 3D Printing

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There’s more to 3D printing than rapid prototyping… 3D printing is an industrial designer’s best friend. Designs that previously existed only on the computer screen can now be extruded and sintered directly in the studio, enabling creatives to move from concept to tangible prototype in a matter of minutes. But 3D print’s potential goes beyond prototyping. Businesses around the world…

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Beyond single use: Interesting products made from recycled products

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From big businesses to backyard entrepreneurs, the re-use of plastic bottles is a big trend. You might have missed the announcement, but Coca-Cola Sweden stated this year that they would soon be making all their bottles from recycled materials. Coke’s change of direction is heartening, and it aligns with a worldwide shift in attitudes towards environmental friendliness. Many of us…

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How is 3D printing changing the manufacturing industry?

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  3D printing is evolving into becoming a standard tool for many manufacturing businesses and could potentially transform the industry permanently in the future. There are many reasons why businesses are now utilising 3D printing as their preferred method of production; not only does it have a fast turnaround compared to manually operated or machine-handled production methods, but it can…

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Amey Plastics COVID-19 Safety Measures

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Our focus, first and foremost, is the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and partners. We have taken immediate action to protect the health of our staff members, including the ongoing sanitisation of workshops and facilities. Where possible, we have staff continuing to work from home and only have essential staff operating on site at our workshop and facility…

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Amey Plastics attend the Southern Manufacturing Show!

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Did you spot Amey Plastics at stand L200 at the Southern Manufacturing Show last month? The Southern Manufacturing Show is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK and a major pan-European showcase for new technology in machinery, production equipment, electronic production and assembly, tooling and components. We attended the show to talk to guests about our Hampshire-based moulding…

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What is injection moulding? – A history of the process

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Injection moulding is the manufacturing process for producing parts by injecting molten material into a mould. The process has evolved over time and now allows manufacturers to produce an almost infinite range of parts composed of a variety of materials including plastic, metals, glass and elastomers. Great inventions of modern history certainly include automobiles, aeroplanes, mobile phones, computers and the…

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Come visit us at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 show

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Amey Plastics is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at this year’s Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show which is taking place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. The event will be taking place from Tuesday 11th February to Thursday 13th February 2020 and is one of the largest manufacturing technology events for subcontractors and SMEs in…

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Amey invest in state-of-the-art gasketing machine

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With another successful year drawing to a close at Amey Plastics, we’re always looking for ways to improve our services and thus we’re extremely pleased to announce that we have recently added a state-of the-art Sonderhoff gasketing machine to our workshop. The new machine will massively expand our current gasketing services; to provide customers in the marine, lighting, electronics &…

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