TRP – Tool Replacement Program

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

P&R New Machining Centre

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

Review of 2017

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

New ABS Modeller

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.


Inteva Contract

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.