Brother Moulding Division

  • Vauxhall Industrial Estate
  • Ruabon
  • Wrexham
  • Flintshire
  • United Kingdom
  • LL14 6HA (map)

  • Tel: 01978 813489
  • Fax: 01978 813493
  • Website: www.biuk.co.uk/

Contacts

  • Neil Lloyd-Richards, Technical Manager
  • Craig McCubbin, Director
  • Bob Roberts, General Manager
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  • Number of Employees: 501 - 1000

Injection Moulding


Injection Moulding

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.

 



 

Assembly Services


Assembly Services

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.
 

Blister Packaging


Blister Packaging

We offer a complete blister packaging service with the ability to design and produce many forms suited to specific customer requirements.

Technical Support


Technical Support

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


Laser Marking

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.

Tampo and Silk Screen Printing


Tampo and Silk Screen Printing

Our Tampo and Silk Screen Printing facilities offer further options for printing on injection moulded parts.

Environmental testing and other services


Environmental testing and other services

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
Vibration testing
Tensile and Izod test piece sampling
Ball pressure test
 

Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance

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
5S
MSA/Gauge R&R
Kaizen
VSM - Value Stream Mapping
DMAIC - Define Measure Analyse Improve Control
Poka-Yoke

 

Technical Plastic Mouldings


Technical Plastic Mouldings

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

Technical Injection Plastic Mouldings


Technical Injection Plastic Mouldings

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.

Support resources

Call Applegate +44 (0)345 600 7177 AS