P&R now have spare capacity in our Clean Facility due to the success of the Value Engineering Analysis (VEA) and the Tool Replacement Program, (TRP) efficiency programs.
For many years P&R have been running, in conjunction with certain customers and product lines, our market leading VEA and TRP efficiency programs. Continue reading
Patterson & Rothwell has invested circa £160,000 on a new Machining Centre from leading manufactures DMG Mori. The DMC 850V will allow Patterson & Rothwell to cut larger projects at an increased rate offering our customers competitive lead times to launch their plastic injection moulding products to market. Continue reading
If we were to sum up our year of 2017 it would be one of anticipation. This word comes to mind more than any other simply because there were so many projects on the go, that were a mix of potential new customers and potential new product development. In addition, there was the marketing that went into creating the demand in the first place. The new P&R website, our social media accounts including Twitter and Linkedin as well as Facebook, all together helping our SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) campaigns. Continue reading
Patterson & Rothwell took delivery of a new ABS Modeller to aid our Design Team. Part designs can be quickly approved or dismissed and can also be provided during the consultation stage with our customers. The modeller is an invaluable addition to our toolmaking and injection moulding services offered at Patterson & Rothwell Ltd.
P&R are pleased to announce that we have won a contract to supply parts for a complex door locking system for automotive parts supplier Inteva. The 10 tool contract had to be completed within a 16 week deadline and P&R were given the order ahead of 2 other moulders one of which was from Poland. P&R demonstrated its ability to work to fine tolerances of + or – .05 mm and to predict or limit the amount of potential warp-age within the part design. The parts are to be made from high-end engineering materials such as glass-filled nylon and PBT and Acetal.
P&R Invest in 6 axis Fanuc Wire Cut Erosion Machine to further enhance our state of the art toolroom.
Patterson & Rothwell took delivery of a new Fanuc Wire Eroder with 6 axis capability. (please see attached pictures) This means we can complete more complex wire erosion projects in one hit whereas before there were several stages and manual set up’s required. It is also a very compact machine yet offers a larger capacity than the previous model. It represents an investment of £1,255,000 Continue reading
The award-winning Engineering Design Show was created to champion British engineering design and is entirely targeted at design engineers. Last year over 3000 attended over 2 days and this year over 4000 are expected to visit the show, for which there are already over 200 market-leading engineering supplier companies signed up (P&R being one). With its high level conference, free practical workshops and an exhibition demonstrating and promoting cutting edge technology and innovation, the Engineering Design Show will once again provide UK design engineers with all aspects of engineering design under one roof.
A quick glimpse inside the new PTC (Plastics Technology Centre) before we start the move. Continue reading
P&R are set to exhibit, under the Newmark brand, its range of garden pots at The Four Oaks show on September the 2nd and 3rd. The Four Oaks Trade Show is the UK’s premier show for ornamental and horticulture, and now in its 44th year. Continue reading
On arrival at Whilton Mill our home of the 4 Hour Endurance kart Race for the last 3 years we were greeted with the most miserable of conditions. Rain, cold, foggy it wasn’t pleasant. But within an hour and just after first practice it began to clear followed by some lovely sunshine and what a great race we had. Continue reading