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24 06, 2021

Mewo Rotor TSE XL+ arrives in Northampton

Mewo Germany have delivered our new cryogenic deflashing machine this week. The TSE XL+ uses liquid nitrogen and poly-carbonate beads to deburr rubber components at -80°C. It is the largest capacity machine in the Mewo range and incorporates automatic loading and unloading to give a consistently fast cycle and reduce manual handling. Our thanks to [...]

19 05, 2021

Rich Dixon joins Burnetts as Technical Sales Manager

Rich has worked in the rubber industry for over twenty years and brings to Burnetts a wealth of experience in engineering and sales. He will be focused on new business development and supporting our existing customer base with new designs and concepts. Burnetts is built on strong customer service and our ability to provide technical [...]

25 04, 2021

BOC & Ainscough install new Liquid Nitrogen tank

As part of our on going growth we have recently invested in a new Nitrogen tank to support increased volumes of cryogenic deflashing. This will see our daily deliveries of nitrogen reduced to once a month and it will also provide increased pressure which will improve efficiency. The tank required planning permission and a new [...]

23 03, 2021

Mike Lyons joins Burnetts as Purchasing Manager

We are please to announce the arrival of Mike Lyons at Burnetts. Mike joins us during a period of volatility across many commodity markets but with 20 years' of experience in Purchasing and more specifically six years purchasing rubber Mike is certainly well qualified to navigate the current uncertainty and improve all aspects of our [...]

12 03, 2021

Declan Murphy completes the 4 x 4 x 48 Challenge for Centrepoint

The 4 x 4 x 48 Challenge was first created by David Goggins, a famous American ultra marathon runner in 2020 and involves running 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours. It is said to be a true test of endurance and mental strength and is certainly not for the fainthearted. In taking on [...]

5 11, 2020

Burnetts takes delivery of 3 new plastic presses from Yizumi

Increases in customer demand have lead to the acquisition of 3 new moulding presses for our Plastic mouldshop. The  3 new Yizumi presses range from 50 ton to 160 ton and were supplied and installed by STV Machinery in Wellingborough. The presses were modified to incorporate multi zone heating controllers and bi-metallic barrels and are [...]

18 10, 2020

Welcome to Burnetts : Abdullah Abdullah joins our Graduate program

Our commitment to supporting newly qualified graduates has uncovered some exceptional talent and we are pleased to announce Abdullah Abdullah as the latest addition to our Technical team. Technical Manager, Terry Westgate said "Abdullah comes to Burnetts with a Masters in Chemical Engineering and will join my team as a Project Engineer. He will initially [...]

16 09, 2020

Investment in Keyence IM7500 Optical Measurement System

The Quality team at Burnetts performs a wide range of product validation on a daily basis. From goods received through to new product approval together with customer specific testing. The growth of the business has inevitably lead to an increase in workload and in support of this we have recently taken delivery of a  Keyence [...]

10 08, 2020

Terry Westgate promoted to Technical Manager – August 2020

Burnetts are pleased to announce the promotion of Terry Westgate to Technical Manager. Terry has worked for Burnetts for two years having joined the business as Project & Design Engineer. He has continued to grow throughout his time at the company and now plays a leading role in all facets of our technical function; tooling, [...]

27 10, 2019

Maplan Austria deliver a 300 ton Rapid + Horizontal Moulding Press

Our relationship with Maplan Austria started back in 2008 and over the past 11 years they have proven to be an invaluable partner in our pursuit of growth, efficiency and innovation. The arrival of our 14th Maplan press comes on the back of the K Show in Dusseldorf where Maplan exhibited their latest technology. The [...]