Design & Manufacture

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Rutland Plastics

2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Rutland Plastics PHS Chairman Steve Akhurst reports on Rutland Plastics. Figure 1. An early company van. Note the old format telephone number. From the smallest English county comes a story of enterprise, ingenuity and perseverance. [...]

Rutland Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Made For Each Other?

2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Today, automotive plastics represent a global market of over 4 million tonnes, with a value of some £5 billion. The average motorist is quite unaware of all this, and may believe that plastics in cars [...]

Made For Each Other? 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 2 : De La Rue At War

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

The second part of this trilogy brings out the importance of the plastics industry to the 1939-45 war effort, and the great personal efforts made by its staff and workers during those difficult years. Components [...]

The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 2 : De La Rue At War 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

The History Of Combs: An American Perspective

2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

It would be difficult to exaggerate the importance of combs to the commercial success of the plastics industry. At least two major companies survived and prospered in the early days by making and selling the [...]

The History Of Combs: An American Perspective 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00