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MEET THE TOOLMAKERS
 PENTAGON EXPERTS ARE ON HAND
WITH NEW EQUIPMENT AND NEW PEOPLE
 As one of the few UK Plastics Injection Moulders to offer full mould tool servic- es, The Pentagon Plastics Group is excited to be returning to the Meet the Toolmaker event.
Its comprehensive Tooling Division is ISO9001:2015 accredited and provides cus- tomers with moulds for in-house production, support for moulders, maintenance, servic- ing, repair and modification for existing tooling.
Over the last four years the Tooling Division has seen growth and expansion of its servic- es to continue to meet customer demand. The company has also invested in state-of- the-art laser welding technology and addi- tional CNC machinery, and has been suc- cessful in recruiting new engineering talent.
The Horsham-based site is home to skilled designers, engineers, toolmakers and machinists delivering full manufacture of bespoke mould tooling including develop- ment tooling, basic tooling, multi-cavity moulds and suites of tools.
Pentagon is committed to working closely with its customers to deliver optimum solutions for their projects and provides a comprehensive 'design for manufacture' review service.
Customers benefit from expert advice on product improvements, mould tool type, mould tool configuration and mould flow analysis.
Tooling manufactured for on-site production
is closely monitored between production runs to identify any areas of wear or damage. This ensures that any down time for maintenance work is identified early and minimises the impact on future production runs.
For support with existing tooling the Pentagon team are experts in their field and can provide a wealth of experience and care for your mould tooling. Any repairs, servic- ing or maintenance is carried out in a timely manner as Pentagon appreciates that down- time for mould tooling can be costly.
The Pentagon team is very willing to discuss your bespoke require- ments. Please visit the website for more information.
www.pentagonplastics.co.uk
    AD-VANCE ENGINEERING – THE WINNER OFFERING PRECISION, QUALITY AND TRUST...
With over 35 years’ experience in the manufacture of injection mould tools for the UK’s top manufacturers, Ad-Vance Engineering has built a well-earned rep- utation which is based on trust, quality and precision.
Recognised for both Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence in the LCCC Business Awards, Ad-Vance Engineering provides a bespoke service which is R&D- led and solutions-driven. This, combined with its strong partnership approach, sets the company apart from its competitors.
Headed by Managing Director Roger Vance, the GTMA supplier’s goal is to be involved from the beginning of each project, working from concept to delivery to ensure the result is totally fit for purpose.
“We work in close collaboration with our customers, offering consultancy from pre-
The winning team from Ad-Vance Engineering
design stage, to deliver a finished solution which not only meets – but exceeds expec- tations,” he said.
Backed by a team of 15 highly qualified experts, Ad-Vance has recently invested over £1million in its purpose-built facilities, including new state-of-the art High Speed CNC Milling, CNC Jig Grinding, and 6 axis Milling supplemented by the latest in CAD/CAM software.
The company has also demonstrated its commitment to sustainable manufacturing and production by attaining the globally recognised environmental standard, ISO 14001:2015.
Thanks to close monitoring and manage- ment, Ad-Vance Engineering has full trace- ability of its waste reduction scheme, up to the point of disposal and beyond. All excess oils and packaging resulting from its manu- facturing processes are also consumed, reused or recycled with minimal impact on the environment.
“We’re fully committed to continually improving the way we operate so we remain at the fore- front of our industry and play our
part in delivering a manufacturing
supply chain which is both credible and sustainable,” Roger said.
www.ad-vanceengineering.com
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