Our injection moulding facilities are automated using high speed robotics to ensure process consistency and to maximise efficiency.
This, combined with Lean Manufacturing techniques used by our team of Engineers, means we can increase productivity, reduce cost and ensure we develop the most efficient process for our customers plastic parts.
Brother Industries (UK) Ltd. has over 25 years experience of both high volume flow lines and cell assembly techniques.
Our Production Engineers adopt a Lean Manufacturing approach and utilize latest manufacturing methods and error proof systems to ensure the process is as efficient as possible.
We offer a complete blister packaging service with the ability to design and produce many forms suited to specific customer requirements.
At the Moulding Division of Brother Industries (UK) Ltd. we continuously strive to offer an exceptional service and to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.
Our team of highly skilled graduate engineers, technicians, designers and professional quality control members can provide technical support on design and raw material selection, so that the client has the support they need to meet all their requirements
Laser marking needs no masks or chemicals, gives a better quality finish and there is never any bleed out, also the marking is more permanent.
Our laser marking machines offer increased flexibility and enable us to print on various polymers using software text and symbol programmes.
Our Tampo and Silk Screen Printing facilities offer further options for printing on injection moulded parts.
Additionally we own a number of facilities that allow us to perform specialist testing and manufacturing services. These include, but are not limited to:
Environmental chamber: high & low humidity and thermal shock testing
XRF testing: ensuring RoHS compliance
Tensile and Izod test piece sampling
Ball pressure test
We operate to ISO9001 Quality Management System. In addition we also conform to Brother Industries stringent Quality Management procedures embodying the best of Japanese manufacturing methodology within a Total Quality Management (T.Q.M) culture.
Our Engineers and Technicians are Six Sigma qualified and apply problem solving and process improvement tools towards eliminating defects and improving efficiency. Our approach includes the use of:
SPC - Statistical Process Control
FMEA - Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
DOE - Design of Experiment
VSM - Value Stream Mapping
DMAIC - Define Measure Analyse Improve Control
The Moulding division of Brother Industries (UK) Ltd, (formerly known as GKK Plastics), was formed in 1990 delivering a precision injection moulding and assembly service to a blue chip client base. We are part of the global Brother Group consisting of over 26,000 employees worldwide, with access to the Brother Network and knowledge centres
Our Moulding Division has machines ranging from 25 tonne to 550 tonne.
These are automated using high speed robotics to ensure process consistency and to maximise efficiency.
This, combined with Lean Manufacturing techniques used by our team of Engineers, means we can increase productivity, reduce cost and ensure we develop the most efficient process for our customers.