Extrusion Outsourcing: How Systems Companies Can Learn from Hi-Tech Sectors

Apple is famous for the clean, minimalist designs of its products and has invested carefully in cultivating a premium brand image, selling at high margin and with low operating costs. It leaves manufacture to big sub-contractors like Foxconn, which means it doesn’t have to spend what would run to billions of pounds on internal production, plant and logistics. Dealing with thousands of staff in factories is another headache Apple avoids by using a third party manufacturer, so apart from the staff who operate its retail outlets, they have no requirement to hire and manage hourly staff. In brief, Apple sticks…Continue reading

Furniture Profiles – Everyday Uses of Plastic Extrusions in Your Office

We’ve talked before about how plastic extrusion is one of the most economical manufacturing options for plastic parts and products. It’s a highly efficient process that doesn’t generate a lot of waste and is also extremely versatile; plastics can be produced as rigid, semi-rigid or flexible, with a completely bespoke cross-section to suit the purpose. It’s no wonder that we come across plastic extrusions daily in office furniture profiles. Extensive use is made of plastics in an office environment, because: Plastics are more lightweight than other furniture materials They’re highly durable and can last for a number of years without…Continue reading

Euroseal Increases Extrusion Capacity with Six-Figure Investment

We are delighted to announce that Euroseal has completed major planned infrastructure improvements that boost our manufacturing facility, increase extrusion capacity and expand the services we can offer to our clients. The company made a six-figure investment in a programme of improvements completed this summer, including the installation of a new twin-screw extrusion line, mezzanine floor and the construction of a new tooling design workshop and servicing facility. Equipped with one of the UK’s most technically advanced extrusion facilities, Euroseal offers extensive experience in the manufacture of a diverse range of thermoplastic extrusions, including rigid profile and co-extrusions in PVC,…Continue reading

How We Cut Down Overheads and Increase Efficiency for Fabricators

One of the aspects that makes Euroseal one of the UK’s leading plastic extrusion specialists is that we are committed to helping fabricators and plastic building products manufacturers to increase their efficiency and cut down their overheads. One of the biggest issues facing fabricators is waste. In many cases, project specifications demand extrusions in non-standard lengths and dimensions and as a result, excess materials become waste. It’s also important to consider that slow turnaround time from plastic extrusion suppliers can also lead to delays, wasting time and money to reduce efficiency. At Euroseal, not only do we offer rapid turnaround…Continue reading