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SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT FOR TECHTRON AND NEW BRANDING LAUNCH AT PACKAGING INNOVATIONS 2016

22nd February 2016

The new branding and website for Techtron, the Deeside-based BRC accredited liquid chemical contract packer, is being revealed on Stand K47 at Packaging Innovations at the NEC, Birmingham, on 24 and 25 February 2016.

The new branding is designed to be modern, strong and confident. It is based on the strength of chemical bonds and the hexagon graphic represents innovation, speed and production. The Techtron ‘T’ is positive and uplifting and demonstrates that Techtron is a leader in the contract packing industry.

The development of the new branding follows the recent significant investment in the Techtron plant of over £150,000, due to a five-year new customer deal.  Techtron now has the capability to handle concentrated nitric acid and has installed a new 5000L blend vessel and two plate heat exchangers, which provide the ability to handle exothermic reactions.  A new high speed labeller is in place on the fastest line, which improves the bottle packing capability. Techtron now has the ability to in-line induction heat seal.

Throughout 2016, there will be further investment in an additional high-speed labeller, a second deionised water plant and automated capping facilities for push down and screw caps/triggers.

Dr Clare Rowe, general manager at Techtron, says:  “We are delighted to launch our new branding and website, www.techtron.co.uk, at Packaging Innovations 2016 and feel that it is a great representation of our business strengths. 

“We believe that we are in a very strong position in the contract pack market now with the significant investment in our plant and have a state-of-the-art offering for our customers.”

Continues Dr Clare Rowe:  “The new website is easy to navigate and shows our customers what we can offer in considerable detail.  The virtual tour can be downloaded to give a clear insight into our capabilities and day-to-day operations.”

Techtron has over 30 years’ experience of putting liquids in bottles, in volumes ranging from 50ml to 1000L, with the flexibility for short runs. 

The manufacturing facility is based on Deeside’s Industrial Park in North Wales - one of the largest parks in Europe, offering fantastic transport links to the north and the south of the UK and is close to Merseyside’s ports for import and export.

The contract packing facility offers the complete range of services required from formulation, regulatory and compliance, blending, quality control, filling, marketing and design, dispatch, logistics and distribution.  

-ENDS-

Notes to Editors:

Techtron has over 30 years’ experience of formulating, blending and packing chemical products.

Techtron is privately owned and is part of Rubery Owen Holdings Ltd - a group of companies with diverse business interests including metallurgical testing, cleaning solutions, automotive retailing, battery management solutions, property and investment and horticultural equipment.  Rubery Owen is a family-owned business which was established in the West Midlands over 130 years ago in Darlaston.

The Company has a rich heritage and has been involved in many interesting projects such as the famous BRM racing team and the development of Donald Campbell’s Bluebird.

Techtron is able to utilise core skills from other group companies including metallurgical and microbiological testing, logistics and distribution, marketing, promotion and graphic design skills, which complement the services that Techtron can offer its own customers.

Techtron is process capable of handling the following:

Solvent Blends

Water based detergent blends, with experience in automotive, disinfectant, veterinary, cosmetic, janitorial, concentrates and super concentrates (very high active content blends) and agrochemicals

Exothermic blends

Blending equipment:

Automated discharge of phosphoric acid, nitric acid and caustic potash

One sheer mixer

Three variable speed 5000L blend vessels with deionised water or filtered mains water feeds with cooling heat exchangers

Various smaller overhead mixers for small blends

Capabilities to make small quantities of pastes

Packing Capabilities:

Sachet line capable of packing liquids, powders, soluble and non-soluble sachets

Large pack (20L) semi-automated filling lines

Two high-speed packing lines capable of packing 50ml-5000ml

One gravity-fed packing line suitable for 500ml to 5000ml

Various plug-and-play machines for smaller runs

Dedicated room for smaller/sample runs

Site Facilities:

Fully BRC accredited plant up to cosmetics – last audit no non-conformances Grade A

Regulatory and compliance department who are well versed in CLP, REACH, BPR and Detergents regulations amongst many others operating on fully maintained GHS Professional software

A technical department comprising of three formulation chemists each with their own area of expertise: automotive/detergents, detergents/corrosion inhibition and cosmetics (human and veterinary), disinfectants

Account management team with experience of liaising with professional and retail markets

Established supply base with significant procurement experience managing on a JIT basis and consignment order basis.

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