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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF INNOVATION

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF INNOVATION

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The Middle East Beckons…

Recognising the opportunities in Middle East for TwinBin, Peter Dowdy Hurst Green Plastics, Business Development Manager heads for the UAE and Oman later this month, 2020. With over 30-years experience working in the Middle East, Peter will be attending the Arab Health show in Dubai on the 27th and 29th January followed by a number […]

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Hurst Green Plastics Co-Founder Sadly Passes Away

Helen Clarke, who was the joint founder of Hurst Green Plastics, sadly passed away this week after a short illness – she was 96. She lived to see the Company she founded reach 40 years of trading this August. Helen worked as Financial Controller and was still working in the office two mornings a week, […]

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TwinBin Live! The latest advancement in inventory management and cost control

The latest, most technologically advanced addition to the TwinBin range is now here – TwinBin Live. TwinBin Live further develops the TwinBin range by adding cloud-based functionality, coupled with instantaneous stock control. The TwinBin range has been developed using KanBan methodology.  It is a system that works by storing reserve stock above active stock. Once the active stock has [...]
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BAE Systems wins award utilising the TwinBin RFID System and SMT Reel Indicators to Boost Productivity

Smart Factories are now becoming a priority as manufacturers begin to utilise the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology within their facilities in order to connect people and machinery which has the possibility to generate endless amounts of data throughout their supply chain boosting productivity and visibility. One of the companies prioritising the Smart Factory is BAE [...]
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Come and see TwinBin at the Avalon Airshow!

What is the Avalon Airshow? Hurst Green Plastics Ltd are taking the TwinBin System across the globe to the Avalon Airshow in Australia later this month.  The Avalon Airshow, which takes place at the Avalon Airport in Geelong, Victoria will run from 26th February to 3rd March 2019.  The previous show in 2017, saw 664 [...]
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What is Kitting and why should you try it?

Kitting:  What is it?  Why should you try it? Inventory kitting is the process of grouping and packaging separate items together into one-part number based on the requirement within the process. Kitting can save time and money by reducing unnecessary inventory and only using what you need, exactly when you need it.  Kitting can have [...]
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Two-bin system: How they work and why you should chose them

What is a two-bin system and how does it work? A two-bin system is the easiest way to implement a kanban system into a manufacturing or production facility. Kanban is a methodology in lean manufacturing which manages and improves workload within production.  Originally developed in Japanese automotive factories, the word ‘Kanban’ can be roughly translated [...]
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