We are at Interplas 2017

Interplas 2017 has now arrived and opens today at the NEC in Birmingham. As the UK’s leading plastics industry event we are here on stand C65 in Hall 4 which is part of the Medical Plastics Zone. Operations Director Neil Skyba said “as a specialist medical and pharmaceutical product manufacturer we are delighted to be at this premier UK event …

polymermedics at Interplas 2017

The team from polymermedics Ltd will be exhibiting at Interplas this year at the NEC Birminham on 26-28 September 2017.  Whatever your requirements we would be delighted to welcome you to pop along and have a chat with us on Stand C65 in Hall 4.

How we make the world’s only biodegradable catheter

At Polymermedics, we manufacture close to two billion precision-moulded parts a year – and each project brings its own, unique challenges. We’re always keen to take on exciting new projects, so when medical device company Hunter Urology chose us for to produce the world’s first biodegradable catheter, we couldn’t have been happier. 75 million catheters end up in UK landfill …

polymermedics sponsor St Austell Colts star

We’re proud to have continued our association with St Austell RFC, by sponsoring rising Colts star Torin Clark for the season. The promising young forward, 17, was club captain at under-16 level before being promoted to the Colts earlier this season. With Clarke’s performances at number eight already proving pivotal to the team’s successful year, it’s hoped he’ll follow in …

Jailbird Neil does porridge for charity

Neil Skyba, polymermedics’ technical manager was sent to Bodmin Jail last week all in the name of a local children’s hospice. Dressed in a striped prison uniform, having been charged with “Blagging with intent without a licence”, Neil escaped jail by raising £1600 in charity bail money in aid of Children’s Hospice South West. The money was raised from polymermedics …

Awards hat-trick for polymermedics

There were celebrations at polymermedics after the company swept the board at this year’s Cornwall Manufacturing Awards. Nominated in three categories, the St Austell-based firm claimed the Community Engagement and Environmental Project of the Year titles, while Lauren Tregilgas was jointly crowned Trainee of the Year. The awards ceremony, organised by the Cornwall Manufacturers Group on October 29th, recognised excellence …

Cornish plastics team given paid leave for charity

Cornwall-based medical moulding specialist Polymermedics is giving its 50 staff the opportunity to earn an extra day’s paid leave by volunteering at a charity of their choice. While this is not the first time the company has shown its charitable side, it’s very unusual for a business of this size to pay employees to take time off supporting their own …