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Icon Plastics achieves highest standards accreditation

Icon Plastics achieves highest standards accreditation

Icon Plastics, a precision plastic injection moulding business, has become one of only two companies in the North East to be awarded the highest standard for automotive quality management systems. The company, specialising in supplying plastic moulded components and...

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Icon Plastics £600k Expansion

Icon Plastics £600k Expansion

Icon Plastics, a precision plastic injection moulding business, is acquiring a new site in a move that will reaffirm its position as a market leader after consistent growth of 20% year on year. The company, specialising in supplying plastic moulded components and...

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Icon Plastics welcomes new operations manager

Icon Plastics welcomes new operations manager

Icon Plastics has appointed Martin Palmer as its new operations manager, following a number of contract wins. Martin joins the Eaglescliffe-based precision injection company from the now defunct TTAP Group, which he joined aged just 18, working his way up from...

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Our Managing Director’s  reaction to latest GDP figures

Our Managing Director’s reaction to latest GDP figures

Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Icon Plastics, a precision plastic injection moulding firm, based at Eaglescliffe in the Tees Valley, said: “It is reassuring overall for the UK economy that the latest GDP figures show a growth of 0.5 percent. “While manufacturing...

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Icon Plastics Continues Commitment to Home Grown Talent

Icon Plastics Continues Commitment to Home Grown Talent

Icon Plastics has demonstrated its commitment to a workforce of the future with the recruitment of a second apprentice. Callum McKechnie, 17, who lives in Yarm, has joined the precision plastic injection moulding firm as a business administration apprentice after...

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Icon Invests to Extend its Green Credentials

Icon Invests to Extend its Green Credentials

Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has extended its commitment to the environment with the installation of 500 solar photovoltaic panels. The company, based at Durham Lane Industrial Estate, Eaglescliffe, already has a keen focus on making its...

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Icon wins contract in the wake of tough national competition

Icon wins contract in the wake of tough national competition

Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has won a £0.5m contract to develop and manufacture the casings for an energy meter against stiff national competition. Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has won a £0.5m contract to develop...

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Pupils get a lesson in product design at Icon Plastics

Pupils get a lesson in product design at Icon Plastics

Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has opened its doors to a party of sixth formers to give them practical experience in prototyping components as part of their A-level studies. The 3D Design and Technology students at Stokesley School have been...

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Plastics and Rubber Weekly: My Shout Column

Plastics and Rubber Weekly: My Shout Column

By Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Icon Plastics, Eaglescliffe There has been much comment recently about Silicon Valley planning to muscle in on the automotive market with the emergence of driverless cars and electric car technology and the impact this may have...

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Automotive Sector Must Be Agile To Embrace New Challenges

Automotive Sector Must Be Agile To Embrace New Challenges

The boss of a Teesside firm, which supplies components to the automotive sector, has outlined his vision of the future in the wake of predictions that Silicon Valley is planning to muscle in on the market with the emergence of driverless cars and electric car...

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The Gazette: I Love My Job Feature

The Gazette: I Love My Job Feature

• Name: Tom Walsh • Job title: Mechanical Electrical Apprentice at Icon Plastics • Do you remember your interview? I applied through the website apprenticeships.org and the interview was at the old Icon Plastics factory. I was down to the last two and it was...

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BQ Live: Meet The MD

BQ Live: Meet The MD

Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has pledged to fund the running costs of a hovercraft that will be used as a training aid by 1869(Middlesbrough) Squadron Air Cadets. The hovercraft was salvaged and turned it into a working project for training...

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