Manufacturing with Boddingtons – new series

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Lord Digby Jones paid tribute to a number of Boddingtons qualities in launching the business’s brand-new £4.6m facility in November 2016. Chief among these was the company’s investment in people and in continuous improvement methods at the Marden, Kent plant.

Some of the fruits of these people investments at Boddingtons are already reaping rewards: Six months ago we reported on the LEAD-base training that was underway. This consists of a pilot programme of lean-based training involving a cross functional team of eight people from several disciplines at the company.

The 1st stage of the theoretical training is now nearly complete and the first Boddingtons team to qualify is now applying its know-how on the shop floor. The team is empowered to self-select its future work remit and has chosen a project in the Boddingtons assembly area to apply the lean lessons learned.

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Interplas 2017 Stand: H17



Award-winning plastics injection moulding manufacturer, Boddingtons, will use Interplas 2017 to showcase the manufacturing services now available within its brand new manufacturing facility.

The company’s new injection moulding plant was formally opened on November 1st last year by Lord Digby Jones who praised the vision and commitment of Boddingtons and the company’s investment in ‘these amazing new manufacturing facilities.’

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Over 50 years – thank you Dave Moore!

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In today’s world it’s increasingly rare to find longevity or loyalty in business circles.

Boddingtons is very pleased this week to celebrate a notable exception.

Dave Moore joined our company as the England football team of Messrs Moore (no relation), Charlton, Ball, Stiles, Hurst and all prepared for its winning World Cup campaign.

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Boddingtons in demand for medical moulding

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Keith Lawson, Boddingtons Commercial Manager, is pictured here at the company’s booth at last week’s exhibition in Stuttgart, Medtec Europe.


Business was brisk in Stuttgart as Boddingtons promoted its services for Class 1 and Class 2 device manufacturing; now housed in the company’s brand-new £4.6m factory and Class 7 clean rooms.

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Boddingtons shows at Medtec 2017 Stuttgart


This week sees leading injection moulder Boddingtons promoting its services for medical manufacturers at Medtec Europe, Messe Stuttgart, April 4-6 2017.

Andy Tibbs, Boddingtons Managing Director, says that ‘manufacturing services from Boddingtons are extremely competitive internationally at this time.

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Boddingtons targets US med-tech markets


Boddingtons enjoyed a successful visit earlier this month to the world’s largest annual Medtech event.

MD&M West celebrated its 32nd edition, located, as usual, in Anaheim California and played host as ever to some of the largest and most leading players in medical manufacturing.

Andy Tibbs, Boddingtons CEO, attended on behalf of the company. ‘The United States still leads the world in terms of med-tech, both for sheer size of products and for innovative plastics technology and innovation in this marketplace.

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Boddingtons brings on the youth


Sometimes careers and working life find a natural meeting point where personal aptitude and company needs are happily matched, and where ‘round peg meets round hole’.

Naturally, it helps a great deal when people are aware of their strengths, aptitudes and aspirations. Ben Mellor, for example (pictured above) knew from an early age that his interest and talent lay in all things mechanical.

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Boddingtons set to LEAD through 2017


Each and every morning the production team at leading injection moulder, Boddingtons, assembles in order to check progress and to brainstorm solutions and cross-functional issues.

This commitment and these meetings are all part and parcel of the confidence shown by the company in investing in its new £4.6 million advanced injection-moulding plant. The company expertise also plays a key factor in the business winning a number of awards, most recently the 2016 Plastics Processor of the Year.

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