Five decades of manufacturing in Birmingham for Barkley Plastics

One of Birmingham’s best-known manufacturers is on course to smash the £7m barrier for the first time in its 50-year history…and all because of an advert in the local newspaper.

Barkley Plastics, a plastic injection and toolmaking specialist, is celebrating the landmark anniversary in style after bringing a number of new automotive contracts home and launching its own line of PVC floor tiles called ‘Plasfloor’.

More than £600,000 has been added to turnover in the last twelve months, with 8 new jobs created taking the total workforce to 112, three of whom are currently completing their apprenticeships.

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