Exploring thermoplastic forming on a tour of one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of vacuum formed components.


  • Sparlonz Plasticz
    Spatz House
    Brook Street
    Redditch
    B98 8NG

  • 17 November 2016
    6.30–8.15pm

    Tickets £6 per person
    Advance booking is essential

Factory Visit: Sparlonz Plasticz

We joined Contracts Manager Julian Perry and Production Manager Stuart Hateley on a tour of Sparlonz Plasticz, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of vacuum formed components, and learnt more about the opportunities these processes offer designers, artists and makers.

This Factory Visit provided an opportunity to look inside Sparlonz Plasticz’ 54,000 square foot manufacturing facility, see the equipment and processes that enable them to form plastics and learn from their 25 plus years of experience of vacuum forming and thermoplastic processes and applications on a range of scales – from one off prototyping to large scale production.

This was the first Workshop Birmingham Factory Visit. These manufacturer-led events dive deeper into one process or material. We’re teaming up with some of Birmingham’s most interesting and established workshops and factories to give you a chance to see production processes in action, explore new materials and ask all the questions you can think of. For forthcoming events see the calendar.

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