Case Studies

About Rotech   Rotech Machines, founded in 1997, is a leading UK coding and marking solutions provider to the packaging industry. Rotech’s coding systems range from fully-customisable machines to their entry-level sleeve coder – the RF Lite, launched in May 2016.  Using their expansive industry and application knowledge, Rotech design and build their systems in-house.   Additive Manufacturing with Prototype… Read more

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The creation of some advertising marketing models, using modern and traditional methods, brought together up-to-date 3D design with cutting edge 3D printing technologies and long-established model-making skills. This 3-way collaboration, between Cambridge Design Technology, Prototype Projects and Mimesis Models, enabled the production of three ‘traditional Britain’ scenes in large scale glass milk bottles. About Mimesis… Read more

Tillett and Hague Technology Tillett and Hague Technology is a Bedfordshire-based company that provides computer vision guidance and control technology to the agricultural industry, among others. In essence, the company designs and manufactures complete control systems for machinery manufacturers in a bid to improve the precision of agricultural crop protection operations. The company was established… Read more

Nana’s Manners Kathryn Baldrey-Chourio started Nana’s Manners in 2013 with her husband Chris, shortly after returning to work as a teacher following maternity leave. The same year, the government introduced free school meals for all Key Stage 1 children. With so many children eating the free meals, it soon became apparent that many children were… Read more

Nanas Manners - from clay to 3D printing

Tonejet Limited develops digital printing solutions and equipment for the packaging market, utilising its own patented electrostatic non-contact drop-on-demand printhead technology. The Tonejet business was established in 1994 to create a powerful digital printing technology using electrostatic deposition technology to print in high-quality on virtually any type of substrate at high speed. It is part… Read more

Additive Manufacturing for Packaging Market

Tracca UK Ltd was co-founded by Toby Mills in 2014 to produce GPS tracking collars for domestic pets. With a background in retail with Waitrose, Toby’s vision was to produce an innovative, reliable new product based on a simple idea: to help owners follow the whereabouts of their pets using a GPS device attached to… Read more

Tracca Pet GPS Prototype

42 Technology is a Cambridge-based engineering, technology and product development company. With clients across a broad range of industry sectors and geographies, 42 Technology helps companies progress from the early stages of product and technology design and development through product feasibility to setting up new product manufacturing processes. Working with external partners is an important… Read more

42 Technology Prototyping Partner

Design Technology International Design Technology International’s founder and managing director, John Hawker (pictured), began his career in London working with leading lights in the design engineering field. In the early 1980s, John had the privilege of working with Steve Jobs, Apple Computer’s co-founder. Steve had great vision of how computers would revolutionise how we work… Read more

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For years, Tony Chau had been looking for a single, multifunction flash modifier to achieve the atmospheric and evocative results needed by his clients. By 2012 he had to accept that there wasn’t any product in existence that could do the job he needed, so he decided to develop his own flash modifier. With that… Read more

Bouncelite Product Prototype

VisionAid International’s mission is to produce products and software that make reading a pleasure once again for the millions of people who are partially sighted, blind or dyslexic. The Readit Scholar HD is a portable close up, distance and self-viewing reading machine, autoreader and CCTV system. Weighing just 1.2kg, the product can capture close-up (up… Read more

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