Message from Mike Bryant, CEO, Formaplex Safety is our priority. During these unprecedented and difficult times, we’ve taken extensive measures to ensure we’ve been able to remain open for business, prioritising the safety and well being of our people at all times. On behalf of
Formaplex regularly makes the news for our wide variety of work and project successes across many manufacturing sectors including aerospace, automotive, defence, medical, renewable and space. This article is reproduced by kind permission of leading journal Composites In Manufacturing. It appeared in February 2020. To
Lightweight engineering specialist Formaplex has strengthened its Design Engineering Services (DES) division with the creation of a ‘Tooling Centre of Excellence’ as the company continues its programme of investment and growth. “This modern UK facility will support the comprehensive, integrated tooling solutions we provide and
This article is reproduced by kind permission of Manufacturing Today. Formaplex’s composites division has doubled in the last three years, as the cost-effective and energy-efficient solutions developed by the manufacturer continue to be in strong demand within aerospace, high-end automotive and beyond. Nowadays, there is
Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) have just returned from their first international race with Helia – a section of an epic 1,864-mile drive from Darwin to Adelaide as part of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The cutting-edge vehicle pushes the boundaries of automotive battery technology,
To support the growing demand for our full paint solutions, a £1.5m investment plan has been put into place to increase capacity and broaden our finishing capabilities. Two semi-automated paint lines are now fully operational at our new manufacturing facilities at ‘Voyager Park’, providing solutions
Formaplex was approached by Ricard and Force Protection Europe to provide composite tooling and machining for the Ocelot Light Protected Patrol vehicle. “We were a key supplier for this project and invested over £1million in new equipment and facilities to deliver machined and assembled pods.
The Arash Motor Company has been developing supercars with distinctive and individual character since 1999. “...the British Arash AF8 was built using composite tooling manufactured at Formaplex. ” And the British Arash AF8 was built using composite tooling manufactured at Formaplex. The AF8 is 90%
As a result of our reputation for high quality and rapid project delivery, we were approached to produce pattern tools for the Team GB Olympic bobsleigh team. “We machined the patterns and hand finished the surface prior to the application of epoxy paint to seal
BLOODHOUND SSC is a unique, high technology project to design and build a car that will break barriers. Literally. “Formaplex were approached by the team to provide the highly accurate CNC machining needs for the carbon fibre tub of the supercar.” The project aims to
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