Thornflex Plastics is the result
of over 40 years experience, combining tool-making, product
engineering, and technology skills in the plastic & rubber injection
With a long history of making ideas a reality, from pure concept
through to market ready finished products. Thornflex has the
necessary skills and secondary services to provide a complete
turn-key solution to a client's varied and exacting standards.
Our moulding shop boasts a range of sizes and capabilities,
producing an array of products that are used every-day; whether it
is as you drive to work, use a mobile phone or enjoying a weekend of
One of the reasons for Thornflex’s longevity is our ethos of
applying big business best practice with small business customer
care. Therefore, we pride ourselves on being responsive to customer
needs and can adapt to changing production requirements within a
matter of hours. As we say; “Small enough to care, but large enough
Give us a call today! We would be happy to discuss our services in
more detail and provide a no obligation quote on any new or existing
project you may have, in full confidence.
From the enquiry stage
through to the supply of repeat orders, we can offer a number of
services to ensure we provide our customers with what is required
every step of the way. They are: -
Plastic Injection Moulding
Thornflex’s moulding shop boasts a range of sizes and
capabilities, producing an array of products that are used
every-day. Our plastic injection moulding shop can mould from a shot
weight of 0.1 grams up to 0.75 kilograms, from single impression to
multiple hot runner cavities and insert moulding. Our specialist
machine setters and tool makers have extensive industry knowledge of
operating at the highest
To compliment our injection moulding
services we have an online assembly area where a range of secondary
services can be carried out:
Assembly, Testing and Kitting
JIT and Kanban
As part of our integrated supply chain offering, we can provide a
Just-In-Time and managed Kanban delivery service. Ensuring your
stock control is managed to requirements.
Delivery & Packaging
We operate our own transport, enabling us to be flexible and respond
rapidly to our customers’ requirements, meaning you can receive your
goods when and where you want them.
Once your desired product is completed
to the standard you require we can supply you product in bar coded
boxes or bags, we can even brand the packaging so the product is
ready to place at the point of sale.
With a long history of making ideas a
reality, from pure concept through to market ready finished
products. Thornflex has the necessary skills and secondary services
to provide complete turn-key solution to a client’s varied and
As part of that solution we can provide the
following capabilities: -
Product Design + Prototyping – using 3D solid and surface
modelling we can swiftly work with enquirers on the product design.
Rapid prototype samples can be supplied.
We can manage or assist in as much or as little of a project as
required. We can, if necessary, manage the product design, gain any
necessary patents, design and manufacture the tool, and consult on
We can offer design and manufacture of a complete suite of tools.
Modifications and repairs to existing tools, either in-house or
through our specialist partners.
Thornflex can help you meet the material requirements placed on your
designs by offering advice on material selection.
There is a vast range of materials available to suit most
applications. Environmental factors such as exposure to chemicals,
extreme temperatures and UV, as well as the physical requirements
such as strength and impact resistance, can influence the selection.
Our vast experience and knowledge in moulding a wide variety of
different engineering polymers, is available to assist in the
selection of the correct polymer material for the application.
Any level of finish can be achieved, whether gloss, matt or
coloured. In fact, many materials can be coloured using either
standard or bespoke colour match additives.