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Barkley Plastics 2017 investment and exhibition plans

Our 2017 investment plan

We are pleased to announce that Barkley Plastics’ first part of 2017 investment plan has arrived! Our brand new 500T Engel moulding machine with robot has been added to our press range and been commissioned, to help support the manufacture of new automotive interior components.

Exhibiting at Automechanika 2017

We will also be showcasing our abilities at Automechanika Birmingham this June, the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive supply chain.

The event provides a one stop shop to meeting the who’s who of the industry, discovering new technologies and seeing a packed programme of seminars and live technical demonstrations from industry experts.

Come visit us on stand 6D141 on the 6-8th June. Find out more

500T Engel 2017

Barkley Plastics joins West Midlands showcase at Advanced Engineering UK 2015

  • Highgate-based Barkley Plastics partners with Drive West Midlands to raise profile of region’s automotive sector
  • 13,000 visitors and over 750 exhibitors expected at Birmingham’s NEC for UK’s largest annual engineering exhibition

Barkley Plastics, based in Highgate, is uniting with support programme Drive West Midlands to highlight the region’s automotive expertise at this week’s Advanced Engineering UK 2015 (4-5 November, NEC, Birmingham).

The plastic injection and toolmaking specialist will take part in a delegation – comprising private sector companies from the West Midlands’ six Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) – to showcase its services and cutting-edge technology to the wider engineering market.

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Barkley Plastics install brand new 2015 Negri Bossi 650T Press

Barkley Plastics invest £500,000 on new equipment for mouldings for the new Land Rover Discovery Vehicle being launched 2016. The brand new Negri Bossi 650T has now arrived and is operational within the plant.  Capable of 2.5kg shot weight and parts that are a metre squared, it is the largest machine Barkley Plastics has ever had. For more information click here to get in touch.

To watch the video of its arrival and installation click here.

 

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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Tool Room Personnel Required

Tool Room Personnel required in our very busy tool room based in the centre of Birmingham.
We manufacture injection mould tools for all industries.

We require a bench-hand or toolmaker for the maintenance and repair of plastic injection mould tools.
Must be apprentice trained and be able to troubleshoot mould issues.
Must understand 2D drawings, hot runner systems and complex mould tools.

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