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Europlaz’s History: Step Back in Time

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Europlaz’s History: Step Back in Time

Whilst preparing for the start of recent renovation works which were carried out at Europlaz, we came across some archived photos which got us reminiscing about Europlaz’s history!

Join us as we head back to the 1970s, 80s and early 90s.

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First Cleanroom

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.

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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.

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Moulding Operation from the early 1980s

Before our first cleanroom was installed, this is how the inhalers for GSK and Fisons and other medical products were produced by Europlaz.

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Moulding Machine from the 1980s

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

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Quality Control

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

What to find out more about Europlaz’s History?

Visit our dedicated web page which looks back over our history from 1960 to the present day. Alternatively you can contact us today.

About Europlaz

For more than 40 years, Europlaz has provided design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for the medical device industry. We work across the entire life cycle of a product: from concept design, to manufacturing, to after-market services.

Whether you are looking for a complete turnkey solution, or are just supplementing your internal capabilities, Europlaz has the background and flexibility to meet your needs. We specialise in producing the highest quality plastic injection moulding parts, sub-assemblies and finished medical devices.

The medical device design and development stage involves complex processes that Europlaz aims to make as simple as possible for you. We can manage all aspects from the specification of the tooling, tool commissioning, first samples, validation, production of batches for clinical trials, in house tool modifications – all the way through to the supply of large batches ready for clinical use.

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