LATEST NEWS

Each month the Rutland Plastics email Newsletter will contain a different news item about the company. As each new feature is published it will be added to this section of the website and the information can be found by clicking on the appropriate link below:

Metal to Plastic Tests the Water

Viridian Systems set Rutland Plastics a material challenge, a metal replacement project that would test the water in more ways than one.

COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT AND ROBUST DESIGN

“The brief was simple to begin with – a box for my electric toothbrush”, explains Ged McCall, Schelle founder.
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APPRENTICES ACHIEVE THEIR CHOSEN ROLES

This time last year the company offered up four apprenticeship places, double the amount of the regular annual intake.
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STRONG GROWTH AS ECONOMY RECOVERS

As the economy continues its recovery, Rutland Plastics has seen a dramatic growth in business.
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RUTLAND PLASTICS FROM THE AIR

This aerial shot clearly shows the size of the Rutland Plastics factory site following the completion of the redevelopment.

PLASTICS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2016

Rutland Plastics won the ‘Best Environmental or Energy Efficiency Programme of the Year’ category in this year’s Plastics Industry Awards.
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NEW WAREHOUSE

Rutland Plastics has just completed the biggest single investment in its 60 year history – a new £2.2m warehouse facility.
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UNDER ONE ROOF – NEW ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

August 2016 saw the long-awaited completion of our new purpose built tool room.

60TH BIRTHDAY FUN DAY

11th June saw a Fun Day to celebrate our 60th Birthday held at the Rutland Showground.
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National Apprenticeship Week 2016

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2016, local business people went ‘Back 2 the Floor’ in Rutland to experience life as an apprentice first hand.
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BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

Rutland Plastics has just completed the redevelopment of their manufacturing site in Oakham.
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FACTS ABOUT PLASTICS

Some interesting facts regarding the plastics industry!
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3D PRINTERS IN EVERY HOME?

There has been much interest in the media of late about 3D printing.
Rutland Plastics metal effect coaster

METAL EFFECT POLYMERS

In the past, if a metal effect plastic part was required then a secondary process was needed.
Rutland Plastics coasters

RUTLAND PLASTICS COASTER

“Practical and informative’ is how the latest giveaway from Rutland Plastics has been described.
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Gluing Robot

Rutland Plastics has purchased a Loctite 500 series automated glue dispensing system.
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FURTHER INVESTMENT IN TOOLROOM

Rutland Plastics has just bought a Mazak Nexus 250-II CNC lathe.
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Efficient Injection Moulding

Injection moulder Rutland Plastics has always had a policy of continuous investment but with the big increases in energy costs in recent years emphasis has shifted towards energy saving measures.