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$2 million prize for recycled plastic design challenge

A new design challenge supported by Dame Ellen MacArthur and the Prince of Wales asks innovators to come up with solutions to combat plastic waste. Continue reading

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Wheatley Plastics joins select group of companies to pass ISO 9001:2015

Wheatley Plastics is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the top-quality ISO 9001:2015 quality assurance accreditation. ISO 9001 is an international standard laying out the requirements for a well-functioning quality management system. Wheatley Plastics managed to pass the … Continue reading

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Plastic free aisles and the future of supermarket packaging?

Supermarkets are being urged to create a plastic-free aisle in every store to prevent tons of waste packaging ending up in the world’s oceans. The Plastic Oceans Foundation, an environmental lobby group, is encouraging UK supermarkets to wake up to … Continue reading

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New plastic packaging solves the ‘ketchup bottle problem’

Food waste is a growing problem in our increasingly waste-conscious society. And it isn’t just the wasted foodstuffs that is the problem – it’s the extra packaging and energy that go into them.

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The plastic injection moulding process

The plastic injection moulding process by the experts at Wheatley Plastics. Continue reading

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Wheatley Plastics invests in new Borche machine to keep up with demand

Plastics manufacturer Wheatley Plastics has invested in a third high-performance Borche injection moulding machine in response to increased production demand for larger scale mouldings.

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Wheatley Plastics to build on growth with new investments

Wheatley Plastics has seen its turnover more than double in the five years since its management buyout. Now MD Gary Knight is keen to target even more growth following recent investments in the company. Continue reading

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British Manufacturing Company double turnover by investing in its people

Wheatley Plastics Ltd, a Stockport based Injection Moulding Company, has not only been investing in its machinery but also its people. This has been acknowledged by achieving the ‘Investors In People’ accreditation.

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Wheatley Plastics Announce Supported Charity for 2013/2014

Relationships are a key value of Wheatley Plastics. Our sixty years of manufacturing excellence is built on relationships with our clients, suppliers and employees.

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Wheatley Plastics Celebrate Fundraising Success

Throughout 2012, Wheatley Plastics has been hosting a number of fundraising events to help support the Charity, ‘When You Wish Upon A Star.’ Continue reading

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