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Donite Plastics Limited

SUMMARY

Name: Donite Plastics Limited
Location: Lisburn
County: Antrim
Total Cost: £ 128,618.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Lagan Rural Partnership
Duration: 12/12/11 - 28/01/13
Telephone: 02892639995

PROJECT SUMMARY

Purchase, install and commission a new state of the art computer controlled thermoforming machine at Donite Plastics workshop

BACKGROUND

The promoter company Donite Plastics Ltd Engineering was founded in 1981 and operates from leased premises situated at Comber Rd Lisburn. Donite provides a high quality service specialising in the production & design of custom moulded plastic products and moulds using a vacuum forming process. Current service provision includes full CAD/CAM design and manufacturing facilities using 3D computer modelling as well as 5 axis machining & trimming. Independent research indicates that Donite is the only NI company offering this niche plastic thermo –forming facility on a commercial scale

ACTIVITIES

Generate additional rural income Create new and sustain existing employment Introduce new technologies Expand and develop new markets Introduce innovative production processes to the promoter company Reduce manufacturing overheads Develop new business linkages Enhance LCCs reputation for indigenous engineering and manufacturing

BENEFITS

Creation of 3 new FTE posts from project commencement over a 3 year period Increase annual turnover by 30% Expand customer base The new machine will facilitate a reduction of 10% in running costs in real terms versus baseline production overhead