We are pleased to announce that Birmingham
Granulators has sold their service and ancillary
area of the business enabling them to
concentrate on the sale of new and used
machinery and consultancy projects.
The finalisation of the sale takes place on 31st
We are delighted to be appointed UK and Ireland Agents for
Cumberland range of new machinery.
Since 1939 Cumberland have
been leaders in the industry for safety, quality and
reliability and today Cumberland granulators and shredders
support a wide range of applications, delivering efficient
and reliable size reduction solutions for plastics
processing, chemical applications and many recycling
formed through a series of mergers, including Ball & Jewel
(1977) and Nelmor (1978), whom today make up the Cumberland
brand of size reduction equipment.
Our sales team will work closely with you ensuring you find
the right solution to suit your product.
Our after sales service offers maintenance contracts, supply
of ancillary items ie new blades and screens. Our
engineers are on call to ensure your system operates
seamlessly and problem free.
Excellence for Today's Complex Plastics
processors in many industries confront these
challenges every day. And Cumberland is right by
their side, supporting their success with the
most integrated and high-performing full line of
auxiliary equipment available.
Smart manufacturers rely on us for the deep
expertise in plastics applications we bring to
help them get more from their production floor
with all the auxiliaries they need – from
material handling and process cooling to
temperature control and size reduction.
Injection Molding Process
diverse and demanding plastic injection molding
industry, Cumberland provides complete, reliable
support of success.
production lines in automotive, healthcare,
consumer products, packaging and other markets,
our auxiliary systems are trusted upstream and
downstream, every step of the way.
Plastics Scrap Recycling Process
plastics processors and dedicated plastics
recycling operations count on size reduction and
scrap/film reclaim systems from Cumberland.
find our equipment in facilities around the
world, helping to decrease solid waste in
landfills while reducing material costs for
plastics operations. Cumberland plastics
recycling solutions are well known in the
industry for power, performance and durability.
We were pleased to be exhibiting once again at Interplas and
were definitely not disappointed.
The show exceeded all expectations with good footfall,
serious enquiries, good organization and an excellent end
The show looked especially stylish this year with excellent
exhibitor stands and plenty of visitors to enjoy the
It was good to meet existing customers and make new contacts
and have a chance to catch up with companies changing needs
With plastics now becoming so diverse it was interesting to
discuss the new products being brought to market and the
recycling needs surrounding these.
We showcased an Inan Plastik 500 pulveriser, Crushmaster
A250-3 beside the press granulator and a Rapid 2024
granulator, all of which received plenty of interest.
Since recently becoming the UK agents for Taiho Optical
Colour Sorter machinery it was perfect timing to introduce
the company and their products.
Plast Eurasia is
Inan Plastik’s home show so it is an immensely important
exhibition with a large stand enabling additional products
and equipment not generally shown on the usual exhibition
circuit to be showcased. It is always a ‘special and
personal’ exhibition with many existing customer’s new and
old visiting and enjoying a ‘catch up’ and the opportunity
to view the latest equipment. With generous entertainment
areas and exceptional fresh tasty snacks available it offers
a delightful way to relax and talk business. With Inan
Plastik’s own sales executives on hand and Birmingham
Granulators directors available, it gives every opportunity
to meet new clients and discuss first hand their
requirements with the opportunity for them to inspect the
machinery. With the added convenience of the new factory in
the locality (now completed as pics below) visitors also
have the opportunity to visit and watch the manufacture
process and view the finished product. With the success of
Interplas last year opening up the UK market together with
the first exhibit at Orlando, USA it is an ideal venue to
visit and gain a good all round perspective of the company
The stand was
updated last year to include an additional meeting room with
improved layout which was highly successful and extremely
convenient. This year there was an additional stand
dedicated to the thermoforming line which was demonstrated
at intervals throughout the day giving visitors the
opportunity to view the whole operation from start to finish
which proved extremely popular last year with three lines
sold from stand. This provides additional space on the
existing stand to exhibit a good cross section of
Thermoforming Machines Sold from the Stand
Thermoform machine provides simple machine operation with
PLC operator panel. It has touchscreen monitor. Its
portable console satisfy easy controlling. Established
performance data can be checked in simple operation concept.
Max Forming Area
730 x 400mm
29 500 daN
60 kW / saat
Plastik also exhibited the IM TYP 50/80 Granulator
Soda Wash Tank
Factory now complete
factory under construction December 2014
exhibiting at Interplas UK
Staff in place
From left to
right - Tim Aaronricks, Elaine Simmons (Birmingham
Granulators) Zuhal Oba, Tamer Guven (Inan Plastik)
have been manufacturing granulators in Istanbul for over 25
years and have subsequently added shredders, pulverisers,
extruders and complete wash/recycling lines to their range.
know on the exhibition circuit throughout Europe and Asia,
this is the first time Inan have exhibited at Interplas and
are displaying their 45/80 granulator and 500 Pulveriser.
As recently reported in the EPPM the demand for Turkish
machinery is rapidly increasing in the global market and
interest is steadily growing in the UK due to competitive
prices, quality and attractive leadtimes.
We represent Inan
Plastik in the UK and Ireland and were pleased to have this
opportunity to display their machinery to the UK market and
enable visitors to see firsthand the quality and range on
offer and be able to discuss any additional requirements.
extremely pleased with the amount of interest shown and the
subsequent enquiries as a result.
has now been installed in our Tamworth factory for product
trial and demonstration purposes.
And the hamper
was won by Dean Ward of Premier Sharpening Ltd
Well done Dean
and our thanks to Rose Brooke, editor of EPPM for carrying
out the draw
Line installed into British Gas plc (Centrica)
Granulators have recently completed an installation
recycling line for British Gas in their National
Distribution Centre at Leicester.
delighted to have this opportunity to install a complete
line at British Gas for the recycling of pp, hd and abs
which was exciting as it was the first system to be
introduced since they decided to process their material and
enter into the granulation area of recycling.
carrying out initial trials on various machines it was
decided to install a 600mm wide granulator, single shaft
shredder with two conveyors linking the machines.
initially it was challenging adapting the area to suit the
layout of the machines and enable ease of access and a
streamlined operation once this had been achieved British
Gas were delighted with the results and are now considering
expanding this area of processing.
Birmingham Granulators Supply Worcester Bosch
in New Recycling Project 2011
Birmingham Granulators was delighted to be
invited by Worcester Bosch, the market leader in
domestic heating and hot water systems, to
install a recycling system into their premises
at Warndon, Worcester.
They were introducing a new environmentally
friendly way for disposal of their redundant
boilers by granulating the plastic components.
This was an exciting project as it was the first
recycling system to be used in this way as
previously the traded-in boilers were scrapped.
After extensive workshop trials Birmingham
Granulators supplied a twin shaft shredder,
conveyor with metal detector and final
The end product of mixed plastics is currently
used in the manufacture of building blocks for
the housing industry.
Michelle Ball, Project Leader and Bob Starkey,
Team Leader of Worcester Bosch said “This was
new ground for us and we were not entirely sure
what machinery would be required to achieve the
end result but Birmingham Granulators guided us
through the process in a very professional and
friendly manner and we are delighted with the