History

Pentagon Plastics is a well-established plastic injection moulder within the Polymer Industry and boasts a strong reputation amongst our peers. We have a rich history to our family run business which is now in second generation leadership.

We have longevity of supply to the plastics community and provide a unique service to many customers across many sectors.

Over the last 10 years we have enjoyed a steady growth through improved marketing techniques and acquisitions whilst ensuring we meet our customers’ expectations. We are dedicated to ensuring this growth continues over the years ahead and are working tirelessly to ensure the infrastructure is in place to support the projected growth.

Cleaner in Pentagon

The timeline below chronicles our path through the years:

  • 1972
    Jim Edwards forms Small Batch Plastics
  • 1978
    Pentagon Plastics formed & affiliate with Toolmaker Precision Products
  • 1979
    Moved to factory in Denne Road, Horsham
  • 1982
    Don Whitaker joins the company as Works Manager
  • 1984
    John Edwards joins the business to develop Medical Customer base
  • 1986
    Affiliation with Precision Products ended and on-site Toolroom expanded
  • 1994
    Paul Edwards joins the Company to set up Quality Management Systems
  • 1995
    First fully networked computer system installed
  • 1996
    Purchase the freehold on larger premises in Blatchford Road, Horsham
    Achieve accreditation to ISO9001 quality standards
  • 1998
    Small Batch Plastics incorporated into Pentagon Plastics Ltd
  • 2000
    Bespoke database written to control customer products
  • 2002
    Increase machine range to include a 200 tonne press
  • 2004
    Introduction of advanced Modular Insert Tooling System
  • 2005
    John Edwards, Technical Director, retires
  • 2006
    Pentagon acquire Minimould Ltd
  • 2008
    Pentagon acquire Jarzon Plastics Ltd
  • 2010
    Jim Edwards semi-retires
  • 2011
    Nominated for prestigious PRW Industry Award
    Paul Edwards promoted to Managing Director
  • 2012
    New contents management website launched
    Pentagon celebrate 40 years of serving the Polymer industry
    Company rebranded
  • 2013
    Pentagon gain 7,000 sq ft of manufacturing space
    Don Whitaker, Production Director, retires
    Ron Fraser promoted to Operations Manager
    Graham Fooks promoted to Mould Shop Manager
    Pentagon launches Social Media interaction for marketing
  • 2014
    Implementation of Supply Chain Management System
    Major reinvestment in renovation works to our facility….2 year project
    Dave East promoted to Production Planner
  • 2015
    Jim Edwards, Chairman retires
    John Horspool joins as Tooling Manager
  • 2016
    Investment in two new Injection Moulding Machines
    Completion of major re-investment programme
    Acquisition of Phoenix Engineering 2009