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History of Europlaz

Key Historic Dates


CSB Moulds Forms

CSB Moulds

In a small back unit near Kings Cross Tube Station, CSB Moulds forms. A precision toolmaking company.  


Developing Tooling & Moulding Processes of Actuators

Allen & Hanbury

CSB Moulds develops tooling and the moulding process of Actuators for Allen & Hanbury (now taken over by Glaxo Laboratories).


CSB Moulds Moves Location


CSB Moulds moves to Southminster, Essex and welcomes clients including GSK, Fisons and AstraZeneca. The company operates 24/7 producing 53 million Actuators per year.


Printing for a Cosmetic Brand

printing for a cosmetic brand

Printing operation undertaken by Europlaz circa 1978 / 1985.  The part being printed is a cosmetic makeup compact for Helena Rubinstein.




Moulding operation from the early 1980s. Before our first cleanroom was installed, this is how inhalers and other medical products were produced by Europlaz.


Quality Control

quality control

Quality control checking the size of the inhalers for GSK and Fisons, circa 1980s.


Injection Moulding for a Radio Control System

injection moulding

A 350 Ton Sandretto injection moulding machine from the 1980s. The parts being moulded are casings for a radio control system.


First Cleanroom Opens

first Europlaz cleanroom

Installation of the first ISO Class 7 Cleanroom which is certified to ISO 14644 for airborne particulate.


Manufacturing Inhalers for GSK and Fisons


Europlaz’s Cleanroom 1 circa 1988/1990. Main production was manufacturing inhalers for GSK and Fisons, producing 53 million components per year, 24/7. Featuring automated systems for checking the functions of the inhalers, each part was 100% tested.


Introducing Europlaz

Europlaz logo

Eddie O’Keeffe acquires CSB Moulds and takes the decision to change its name to Europlaz Technologies Ltd.