Customer service and production update – Covid 19

We’re business as usual at ENL Group. We are operating a 24/7 shift pattern, which is enabling us to operate safely at full capacity. We currently have capacity for injection moulding, blow moulding, over moulding and insert moulding and we’re happy to take on new projects. Please get in touch if you’d like us to […]

ENL Group is an approved PlastikCity Partner

Approved PlastikCity Partner

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with PlastikCity, the dedicated procurement portal for the UK & IE plastics sector, linking buyers to leading industry suppliers. Richard Gamble, Managing Director at ENL Group explains the importance of this new relationship, “This is a great step forward for ENL, as we continue to grow our portfolio […]

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Sometimes you don’t have to search too far in order to deliver some cost savings and supply chain improvements, such as lead times and quality. Here’s a quick and leisurely read for you: our top five tips to get the most out of your supplier relationship. Enjoy 🙂 Make sure your supplier is more like […]

HOW WILL THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY ADAPT TO FUTURE BUSINESS DISRUPTIONS?

Robots for automating a production line

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it mass disruptions to many industries, with manufacturing being included. Businesses have had to adapt to the change in work environments and have been forced to make some tough decisions. Whilst some companies are slowly getting back to ‘normal’, many will be re-evaluating their business plan to overcome […]

Supporting our customers with electric parts

Electric car battery charge

We recently explored the rise in demand for electric vehicles, across the continent and how the Covid-19 pandemic is forcing manufacturers to re-think their EV strategy; specifically, as to where in the world they manufacture. It was our customer base who inspired us to write the recent blog, as the volume of work for our […]

ENL UK has Blow Moulding capabilities

New ENL Blow Moulding Machine

Our UK site has received delivery of its very first Blow Moulding machine (Kai Mei PBS-705D) today. With demand for this type of technology being very high due to the current climate, coupled with a drive to diversify our capabilities, we have invested in a second-hand machine. We are all thrilled to get the machine […]

Manufacturers Forced to Reconsider Their Supply Chain for Electric Vehicles in Europe

Electric Vehicles

Consumer demand for electric vehicles is increasing, as Euractiv.com reports over 57% growth of registered electric vehicles across Europe, during Q1 in 2020. This is despite the car industry suffering significant decline in demand during the period, with many car show rooms closed.  Covid-19 has altered the landscape for the automotive sector, as car manufacturers […]

We’re maintaining the highest quality standards at our Slovakia plant.

In June 2020, the ENL plant based in Slovakia underwent its IATF 16949 surveillance audit. The gold standard in quality for the automotive world Two years ago, our company successfully increased our quality standards by transferring from the old ISO TS 16949 to IATF 16949, which illustrates our commitment to continuous improvement. This is the gold […]

Re-shoring Manufacturing from the Far East to the UK

Re-shoring to the UK

When economists wrote their forecasts for 2020 in the months before, nobody predicted a Covid-19 global pandemic would change the shape and scale of the entire global economy, as we know it. Now, as the UK begins to reignite the economy and businesses are returning to work, should companies look to start re-shoring their manufacturing […]

Plastic moulding: how to keep your costs down and quality high

Moulding Quality & Costs

Plastic moulding: How to keep costs down without compromising quality For manufacturers who require moulded parts, it’s often a challenge to find the right solution. Inevitably you need a high-quality part, but you also have one eye on the purse strings, along with lead time to market. Tooling costs and production costs all need to […]