All for one – one for all

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Boddingtons sets great store by its tradition of cross functional teams and continuous improvement work. The company’s LEAD based training is now into its second year and the pilot team recently presented some of its project work to the main board.

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Boddingtons Class 7 captured on film

Boddingtons is using the medium of video to communicate the features and benefits of its new Class 7 cleanroom manufacturing environments.

Last month, CEO Andy Tibbs showed a newly commissioned video production to several purchasers and OEM visitors at the USA’s MD&M West exhibition, located, as usual, in Anaheim California.

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Apprentices – lifeblood of the Boddingtons future

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A glance at any successful football or rugby team today will attest to the fact that a strong and lively academy usually implies a strong first team. All professionals need to learn their trade somewhere at sometime – and strong manufacturing companies are no exception to the rule.  In recent years Boddingtons has been steadily investing in its youngsters and apprentices; knowing that skills on the shop floor need careful and tailor made training, as well as a programme of general technical knowledge.  We talked to one such Boddingtons apprentice, Robbie Boorer, about his work and technical study at the company.

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Boddingtons – Class 7 business already from Interplas 17

Award-winning plastics injection moulding manufacturer, Boddingtons, celebrates a successful Interplas 2017 in which the company has already clinched a number of new business prospects with more to follow over the coming weeks.

Managing Director Andy Tibbs was present throughout the three-day exhibition. ‘In some ways the Interplas show represents the fruit of our company’s marketing activities over the past 18 months: New customers immediately sought us out at the NEC, already equipped with drawings, specifications and, in some cases, NDA agreements for us to sign.

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Regulatory affairs – taking care of business

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A large part of the customer service at Boddingtons includes services in legal and regulatory affairs. This aspect is particularly important in relation to new product launches, and in most work done for sectors such as healthcare and medical.

We talked to Shimaa Elsawy about her essential work in this area at Boddingtons.

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Injection Moulding with Boddingtons

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Creating value with additional services

Winning the business (tooling, moulding, and assembly) is just the first step towards a full manufacturing partnership with clients.

Boddingtons Class 7 cleanroom manufacturing environment often attracts business that simply needs to be there. Boddingtons offer the full manufacturing package including regulatory support.

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Working with quality

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In business for over 80 years, Boddingtons continues to invest in the successive generations coming forward. Over the past thirty years matters of Quality and Quality Assurance have come to separate the leading moulders from the pack.

 

We talked to Alex Grindley, Age 23, about his work in this important area at the company.

 

Alex – welcome to the website blog. Firstly, what prior work and experience equipped you for your current role at Boddingtons?

I qualified as a Quality Technician through an apprenticeship scheme achieving a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering whilst gaining experience in the quality field in my role as a Quality Technician for an Engineering Company manufacturing metal, plastics and composite products for the Aerospace & Automotive sectors.

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