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Heads Up for MedInIreland Event, 29th Oct 2015

We’re really looking forward to attending MedInIreland – an event designed to demonstrate the depth of expertise available from Irish suppliers and medical device manufacturers in this sector. Promoted by Enterprise Ireland, it’s probably one of the most significant upcoming …
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Injection Moulding Manufacturers

Injection Moulding Manufacturers & Food Packaging Innovation

Injection moulding manufacturers have been leading the way in terms of innovative food packaging and APL has worked closely with customers in this field to design and manufacture solutions that meet all the different criteria involved – safety, containment, dispensing …
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APL Upgrades Facilities

Given the market sectors we specialise in, which include Medical Injection Moulding and Food Packaging for example, it’s clear that we have to implement extremely high standards of quality systems and sustainable manufacturing processes. In the last few years we …
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Medical Device Components

Medical Devices Sector Celebrates Success

APL is a member of the Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA) and over the last year we have enjoyed meeting many of our clients at events run by the Association. The flagship event was the CEO Forum and Awards, which …
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Automatic Plastics at Medtec Ireland 2014

We will be attending Medtec Ireland 2014 and look forward to welcoming you to our stand 303. We would be delighted to chat through any injection moulding requirements you may have and offer insights into the industry. See you at …
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Beginners Guide to Injection Moulding

Beginners guide to injection moulding – easy to read guide to design and production of injection moulding at Automatic Plastics Limited. Insight into medical device manufacture and packaging.
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APL Celebrates 40 Years of Injection Moulding Services

Experienced Injection Moulders and Plastic Manufacturers

When it comes to supplying precision moulded plastic products few companies have as much experience as Automatic Plastics.
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Automatic Plastics Injection Moulding for Automotive Sector

A Journey to Excellence as a BRC Supplier

There area many global standards for excellence in production quality but no other carries the same level of authority and regard as the British Retail Consortium
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2-Shot Moulding Plastic Injection Services

Two-Shot Injection Moulding Process

This process is where 2 materials are ‘over moulded’ in one moulding cycle and this process requires specialized injection moulding machines.
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Injection Moulded Thermoplastics in the Automotive Industry

Weight saving is a big concern for the automotive industry. In the year 2020 the level of CO2 emissions from the European automobile industry must come in line with strict new regulations.

Injection Moulding Machines for Toys, Bins, Medical Containers

The Cycles of the Injection Moulding Process

Injection moulding involves a high pressure injection of a polymer into a mould where it is shaped. The individual parts of this process are very short.

Injection Moulding Supplier for Pharmaceutical Products

Automatic Plastics Ltd acquires two new Fanuc Injection Moulding Machines

Recently APL acquired two new Fanuc Roboshot injection moulding machines – one machine is 250T and the other is 180T.
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