T6 overmoulding cell

We have just completed the trial period of our new automated strip over moulding cell, this replaces two old Manumold machines. the cell manufactures units for our T6 Thermostatic protection switch, this is an Otter Product.

Interplas 2023

SDA are exhibiting again at Interplas at the NEC, Hall 4 stand H1, pop along to say hello or to discuss any requirements in injection moulding metal pressing and assemblies, inc twin shot, insert moulding etc all with technical polymers as well as commodity polymers 2023 marks 72 years since SDA were set up in st Davids, Pembrokeshire

Works Services Manager appointed

SDA welcome new appointment of a Works Services Manager Tim Jones РTim has been appointed to run the maintenance Team and to look after the fabric of the building, we are happy to have such an experienced engineer in the team РTim reports directly to the General Manager.

Technical Moulding Manager position filled

Graham Croudace has been appointed Technical Moulding Manager at SDA, Graham comes with a sound technical background in Injection moulding with Years of Automotive injection moulding experience. Lately Graham has been on board as a contractor at SDA encompassing NPI and training, these roles will still be part of his remit as will the running of the moulding department at St Davids Assemblies.

Assistant Production Manager appointed

Amy Croudace joins SDA as assistant production manager, her role will be to assist the team in organising the shop floor with visual reporting ,data capture and training.

Amy brings with her a wealth of automotive injection moulding and assembly experience and we look forward to her assisting the team in improving customer experience and on time delivery.

Keyence Optical scanner installed

Further investment at SDA is headlined by the purchase of a £50,000 latest design 3D vision system, this enables real-time data comparison for components. It will write and prepare ISIR inspection reports, check and record customer data reports as well as giving instant feed back to the shopfloor

New all electric Sumitomo Demag delivered

As is our stated policy to replace all old machines with new electric moulding machines, it is also our intention to buy additional fully electric machines for new business growth.

To this end we have taken delivery of a new 50t Intelect machine, configured to our specifications, for new business gained at Southern manufacturing show this year.

This is the second machine ordered this year already and more are planned, this proves our sustainable growth in the business is being backed at the highest level in the Otter Group.