Dugdale commissions versatile new compounding line - December 2012
West Yorkshire-based PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has just commissioned additional processing machinery, enabling it to extend its range of pelletised high-performance PVC compounds and respond more quickly to customers' needs.
Dugdale strengthens sales support team to ensure service quality - 8 October 2012
Following its significant investment in capacity in recent years, PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has strengthened the sales support team at its Sowerby Bridge head office to ensure that its customer service is among the industry's best.
Dugdale makes key appointment to underpin ongoing customer service – 19 September 2012
With the imminent retirement of a key player in its sales team, PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has announced the appointment of another highly experienced and well-respected compounding sales specialist.
Dugdale appoints Tony Pollitt to strengthen technical capabilities – July 2011
In a further boost to its product development and customer service strategy, PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has expanded its in-house expertise with the appointment of Tony Pollitt as Technical Manager.
Dugdale expands capacity to meet demand for small lots – June 2011
Specialist PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has just completed a 12 month programme of investment and business development which has increased its capacity for small lots and put fresh focus on factory efficiency, product quality and customer service. It has also expanded its range of technical flexible PVC compounds through acquisition of the Berwin Group's flexible PVC compounding business.
Answers to FAQs on phthalates – June 2010
Confused about phthalate plasticisers? You are not alone! In recent months there has been a barrage of information and much debate on the subject which has resulted in conflicting views and clouded the issues surrounding the use of these chemicals in PVC compounds.
Antimicrobial compounds open up new markets for PVC products
– October 2009
Dugdale has perfected its antimicrobial compounding technology and is now able to tailor grades of its Ducavin ABC materials to suit virtually any rigid or flexible PVC application requiring protection from bacterial attack. Both product lines are available in clear and opaque as standard as well as colours. An additional benefit is that the flexible PVC antimicrobial compounds can be produced as DEHP or alternative plasticisers which are non-DEHP, ortho-phthalate and phthalate-free thus avoiding authorisation with the European Chemicals Agency as required under the REACH legislation.
Dugdale ramps up its development and manufacturing capability for technical compounds with the installation of a custom built Plasmec turbo mixer - May 2009
Specialist PVC compounder Dugdale Ltd has taken delivery of a new Plasmec TRM 600 high speed mixer with customised cooling and feeder systems that will enable it to enhance quality and increase throughput of its PVC compound formulations for both rigid and flexible applications.
Building products sector success for Dugdale lead-free injection moulding compounds - February 2009
Against a backdrop of falling demand in the construction industry Dugdale has developed and successfully launched a suite of lead-free high performance rigid PVC injection moulding compounds for building products.