Phoenix Engineering Bring Their Tooling Expertise to Meet the Toolmaker 2018

Meet the Toolmaker is an exclusive annual event that is organised and run by the GTMA and The BPF. Delivering the opportunity to meet the UK’s finest mould tool manufacturers.  Phoenix were thrilled to exhibit alongside the likes of Amtek Plastics UK, ND Precision Products and Petford Tools.  Showcasing our extensive mould tooling services to the vast number of the visitors at the event.Continue reading

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The Pentagon Plastics Group Invest in Two New Machining Centres

The Pentagon Plastics Group, which consists of Pentagon Plastics Ltd and Phoenix Engineering, has announced a major investment of £150,000 with the delivery of new CNC machinery.

This investment continues many years of improving on-site services, particularly in the specialist tooling division at Phoenix Engineering.

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Paul Edwards with new machinery

The two new machining centres are both CNC – Computer Numerical Control – machines, where software is programmed to make the manufacturing process more efficient and controlled.

The two new machining centres are the Mikron VCE800 Pro – 3 axis, and a DMG DMU 50 Evo Linear – Full 5 axis. Both machines are a significant addition to the existing CNC capabilities provided by the group.

The main benefits to clients include a reduction in tolling lead times and a further reduction in sub-con services as more can be done in-house by the expert team.

In addition to this investment, the group are also hiring skilled toolmakers to further enhance the engineering team. Current vacancies include those for CNC machinists and toolmakers.

‘We take pride in these milestones’

CNC machinery on premises

Paul Edwards, Managing Director of the Pentagon Plastics Group has stated, ‘’We have been investing a lot in both Pentagon Plastics and Phoenix Engineering in recent years to increase our scope, and are delighted to take delivery of these new CNC machining centres.

With these machines and our expert staff, we are able to further reduce lead times and that’s a benefit for both ourselves and our clients who often work to tight deadlines.”

Contact us

If you are looking for world-class tooling services using CNC machinery, please get in touch to discuss your project and to find out how we could help you.

We can be reached on 01403 269005 and info@phoenix-engineering.co.uk.

Major business investment in Laser Welder technology

The Pentagon Plastics Group (incorporating Phoenix Engineering and Pentagon Plastics Ltd) make a major investment in ALT 500 Laser Welder technology.

In November Phoenix Engineering welcomed a high-end new addition to their extensive plant machinery.  The complete package purchased from TLM Laser came in at £130,000 which is a massive statement of intent from the company and was a collaborative self-funded investment between the Group companies, with the lion’s share of the investment being fronted by Phoenix Engineering.Continue reading

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Phoenix Engineering: One Year on from Acquisition

 

Although hard to believe, we are already one year on from our acquisition by Pentagon Plastics in July 2016 and what a difference the year has made to our Injection Mould Tooling business!

Through investment, improved customer relations, new prospect opportunities, improved work flow and a core focus on the successful outlook for the future of the business Phoenix has seen some real positive changes taking place.Continue reading

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Engineering Vacancies at The Pentagon Group

The Pentagon Group of companies have Engineering Vacancies available….

We are looking to grow our team of skilled engineers across our group and have current vacancies for suitable candidates to join our busy Toolroom.  

We are looking for time served or experienced Toolmakers and Fitters of Plastic Injection Mould tooling whose duties will include:

  • Milling
  • Turning
  • All types of Grinding
  • EDM machining
  • Mould Tool Servicing
  • Working to tight tolerances

We will consider candidates who have any of the above individual skill set to add to our team.

In return for your dedication and hard work, you will receive excellent rates of pay and working conditions and become part of a strong and forward focused UK Engineering business.

Please forward your CV to John@phoenix-engineering.co.uk or call the office on 01403 269005 should you require more information.

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Nine months of incubation for a renewed Phoenix Engineering

Amazingly it has now been nine months since Pentagon Plastics acquired Phoenix Engineering and after a period of incubation a new Phoenix has been delivered.

The UK based engineering firm provides a comprehensive service to plastic injection moulders offering mould tool servicing, repair, modification, pre-production development, production tools and sub-contract services. Specialising in complex multi-cavity tooling Phoenix prides itself on its depth of skill and engineering capabilities.Continue reading

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Phoenix Engineering to take part in its first ever industry event

Phoenix Engineering will soon be taking part in their first ever industry event! Following the launch of their new website in early February 2017, Phoenix are now looking forward to taking part in the exclusive ‘Meet the Toolmaker’ event which is collaboratively run by the BPF (British Plastics Federation) and the GTMA (Gauge and Toolmakers Association).

The highly reputable industry event will take place on February 16th at GF Machining Solutions Ltd in Coventry and provides BPF members the unique opportunity to meet with Toolmakers from across the UK.Continue reading