ABOUT KEY Medical

At Key Medical we are committed to contributing to advancements in medical technology, ensuring the production of high-quality, safe, and reliable components that make a positive impact on global healthcare outcomes.
We have become an integral part of the supply chain for companies operating in the MedTech, Pharmaceutical and diagnostics sectors. We utilise the latest engineering and injection moulding technologies and collaborate closely with our clients’ procurement and engineering teams to bring a more streamlined solution to their supply chain.
From Concept to Design, from DFM to Prototyping and on to full validation and mass production Key Medical is a proven trusted manufacturing partner.

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Cleanroom Injection Moulding & Assembly

Welcome to our state-of-the-art cleanroom facility, where precision meets purity in plastics injection moulding. Our cleanroom is meticulously designed and maintained to meet the highest industry standards, ensuring an environment free from contaminants that could compromise product quality. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and staffed by highly trained professionals, we offer a range of capabilities tailored to meet your most demanding requirements.
At our cleanroom, we specialise in delivering exceptional quality and consistency in every injection-moulded part. Our advanced machinery and stringent protocols allow us to produce components with tight tolerances and intricate geometries, meeting the exact specifications of our clients across various industries.
Whether you need prototypes, low-volume production runs, or high-volume manufacturing, our cleanroom is equipped to handle projects of any scale with efficiency and precision.
From concept to mass production, our experienced team works closely with you to understand your needs, provide expert guidance, and deliver customised solutions that exceed expectations.
Partner with us for your medical device moulding needs and experience the unmatched capabilities of our cleanroom facility in bringing your ideas to life with unparalleled precision and reliability.
Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help you achieve your goals with confidence and precision.

Validation & Acceptance Testing

In medical device moulding & manufacturing, validation and acceptance testing are pivotal stages that underpin the integrity and success of the entire production process. As contract manufacturers, we understand the critical importance of ensuring that every plastic moulded part meets the rigorous standards and specifications outlined by our customers.
Through production validation we strive to optimise and refine the manufacturing process to deliver consistent, repeatable results. Through meticulous monitoring and control of key parameters such as temperature, pressure, and cycle time, we validate that our production facilities are fully capable of meeting the precise tolerances and quality requirements specified by our customers.
Our Process Validation Steps include:

As medical device mould manufacturers, our unwavering commitment to validation and acceptance testing serves as the cornerstone of our partnership with clients, underpinning mutual trust, confidence, and satisfaction.

Product Design & Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

In the realm of medical device injection moulding, product design and Design for Manufacture (DFM) are pivotal stages that dictate the efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness of the entire manufacturing process. As contract manufacturers, our expertise lies in seamlessly translating our clients’ conceptual designs into manufacturable products that meet their precise specifications and requirements.
Product Design serves as the foundation of the manufacturing journey, where intricate details and functional requirements are crafted into a tangible blueprint. Through collaborative engagement with our clients, we use our expertise in injection moulding to optimise designs for manufacturability, ensuring that each component is tailored to withstand the rigors of the production process while maximising efficiency and minimising material waste.
Design for Manufacture (DFM) combines creative ideas with practical manufacturing needs. It’s about designing products in a way that considers how they will be made. At Key, our team of seasoned engineers meticulously evaluates each design iteration, identifying opportunities for streamlining production processes, minimis ing tooling costs, and enhancing part performance. Utilising advanced CAD/CAM software and simulation tools, we validate designs in virtual environments, exploring and addressing potential manufacturing challenges and optimising part geometry for injection moulding.
The critical relationship between product design and DFM is fundamental to our commitment to delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. Through proactive collaboration, design refinement, and rigorous validation, we empower our clients to bring their concepts to life with precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
We stand ready to collaborate with you at every stage of the product development journey, from initial design conception to final production, ensuring that your vision is realised with unparalleled quality and reliability.

In the realm of medical device injection moulding, product design and Design for Manufacture (DFM) are pivotal stages that dictate the efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness of the entire manufacturing process. As contract manufacturers, our expertise lies in seamlessly translating our clients’ conceptual designs into manufacturable products that meet their precise specifications and requirements.
Product Design serves as the foundation of the manufacturing journey, where intricate details and functional requirements are crafted into a tangible blueprint. Through collaborative engagement with our clients, we use our expertise in injection moulding to optimise designs for manufacturability, ensuring that each component is tailored to withstand the rigors of the production process while maximising efficiency and minimising material waste.
Design for Manufacture (DFM) combines creative ideas with practical manufacturing needs. It’s about designing products in a way that considers how they will be made. At Key, our team of seasoned engineers meticulously evaluates each design iteration, identifying opportunities for streamlining production processes, minimis ing tooling costs, and enhancing part performance. Utilising advanced CAD/CAM software and simulation tools, we validate designs in virtual environments, exploring and addressing potential manufacturing challenges and optimising part geometry for injection moulding.
The critical relationship between product design and DFM is fundamental to our commitment to delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. Through proactive collaboration, design refinement, and rigorous validation, we empower our clients to bring their concepts to life with precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
We stand ready to collaborate with you at every stage of the product development journey, from initial design conception to final production, ensuring that your vision is realised with unparalleled quality and reliability.

Mould Design & Manufacture

Utilising our vast experience from our sister business Key Precision we can offer our customers a premium mould manufacturing services, where precision meets innovation to bring your designs to life. With decades of experience and a team of master mould makers, we specialise in delivering high-quality moulds tailored to your exact specifications. At our state-of-the-art facility, we leverage advanced precision machining techniques such as EDM, wire erosion, milling, and turning to create moulds with unparalleled accuracy and consistency. Our in-house capabilities, combined with strategic partnerships with external approved partners, ensure that we have the flexibility and expertise to handle projects of any complexity or scale. From prototyping to production, our dedicated engineers work closely with you every step of the way to ensure that your moulds are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and precision. Partner with us for your medical device mould manufacturing needs and experience the difference that our commitment to excellence and many years of industry experience can make. Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help bring your vision to reality with precision-crafted moulds that exceed your expectations.

Metrology Services

Key Medical also offer metrology services, where accuracy meets efficiency to ensure the quality and precision of our customers injection-moulded medical components. With a dedicated team of skilled technicians and cutting-edge equipment, we offer a comprehensive range of metrology solutions tailored to meet your exact needs in the medical device industry.
Our Metrology Engineers understand the critical importance of precise measurements for injection-moulded medical components. These components often require meticulous dimensional inspection to verify adherence to tight tolerances and regulatory standards, ensuring patient safety and product efficacy.
Our metrology services encompass techniques including coordinate measuring machines (CMM) and optical measurement. Whether you need to measure intricate geometries, verify critical dimensions, or assess surface finish and texture, we have the capabilities to deliver accurate and reliable results for your medical components.
With a commitment to excellence and a focus on regulatory compliance, we provide metrology services that meet the stringent requirements of the medical device industry. Whether you’re developing new products, conducting first-article inspections, or ensuring batch consistency, you can trust us to provide the precise measurements and analysis needed to maintain the highest standards of quality and safety in medical manufacturing. Contact us today to learn more about our metrology services and how we can support your injection moulding needs for medical components.

Precision Engineering

Utilising our vast experience from our Key Precision division, our medical device solution extends to offers a comprehensive range of precision engineering solutions tailored to meet your exact specifications and requirements.
At our cutting-edge facility, we leverage advanced technologies such as EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) and wire erosion to achieve intricate shapes and fine details with unmatched precision and accuracy. Our multi-axis milling capabilities allow us to produce complex components with tight tolerances and superior surface finishes, while turning processes ensure optimal precision for cylindrical components.
In addition to machining capabilities, we offer advanced laser welding services for joining dissimilar materials and achieving precise welds in challenging applications. Our expertise extends to the design and manufacture of jigs and fixtures, essential tools for ensuring accuracy and repeatability in any manufacturing processes.
Whether you require prototyping, small-batch production, or high-volume manufacturing, our team of skilled engineers and technicians is committed to delivering excellence at every stage of the process.
Partner with us for your precision engineering needs and experience the difference that our commitment to quality, innovation, and precision can make. Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help bring your vision to reality with precision-engineered solutions tailored to your unique requirements.

Cleanroom Injection Moulding & Assembly

Welcome to our state-of-the-art cleanroom facility, where precision meets purity in plastics injection moulding. Our cleanroom is meticulously designed and maintained to meet the highest industry standards, ensuring an environment free from contaminants that could compromise product quality. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and staffed by highly trained professionals, we offer a range of capabilities tailored to meet your most demanding requirements.
At our cleanroom, we specialise in delivering exceptional quality and consistency in every injection-moulded part. Our advanced machinery and stringent protocols allow us to produce components with tight tolerances and intricate geometries, meeting the exact specifications of our clients across various industries.
Whether you need prototypes, low-volume production runs, or high-volume manufacturing, our cleanroom is equipped to handle projects of any scale with efficiency and precision.
From concept to mass production, our experienced team works closely with you to understand your needs, provide expert guidance, and deliver customised solutions that exceed expectations.
Partner with us for your medical device moulding needs and experience the unmatched capabilities of our cleanroom facility in bringing your ideas to life with unparalleled precision and reliability.
Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help you achieve your goals with confidence and precision.

Validation & Acceptance Testing

In medical device moulding & manufacturing, validation and acceptance testing are pivotal stages that underpin the integrity and success of the entire production process. As contract manufacturers, we understand the critical importance of ensuring that every plastic moulded part meets the rigorous standards and specifications outlined by our customers.
Through production validation we strive to optimise and refine the manufacturing process to deliver consistent, repeatable results. Through meticulous monitoring and control of key parameters such as temperature, pressure, and cycle time, we validate that our production facilities are fully capable of meeting the precise tolerances and quality requirements specified by our customers.
Our Process Validation Steps include:

As medical device mould manufacturers, our unwavering commitment to validation and acceptance testing serves as the cornerstone of our partnership with clients, underpinning mutual trust, confidence, and satisfaction.

Product Design & Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

In the realm of medical device injection moulding, product design and Design for Manufacture (DFM) are pivotal stages that dictate the efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness of the entire manufacturing process. As contract manufacturers, our expertise lies in seamlessly translating our clients’ conceptual designs into manufacturable products that meet their precise specifications and requirements.
Product Design serves as the foundation of the manufacturing journey, where intricate details and functional requirements are crafted into a tangible blueprint. Through collaborative engagement with our clients, we use our expertise in injection moulding to optimise designs for manufacturability, ensuring that each component is tailored to withstand the rigors of the production process while maximising efficiency and minimising material waste.
Design for Manufacture (DFM) combines creative ideas with practical manufacturing needs. It’s about designing products in a way that considers how they will be made. At Key, our team of seasoned engineers meticulously evaluates each design iteration, identifying opportunities for streamlining production processes, minimis ing tooling costs, and enhancing part performance. Utilising advanced CAD/CAM software and simulation tools, we validate designs in virtual environments, exploring and addressing potential manufacturing challenges and optimising part geometry for injection moulding.
The critical relationship between product design and DFM is fundamental to our commitment to delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. Through proactive collaboration, design refinement, and rigorous validation, we empower our clients to bring their concepts to life with precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
We stand ready to collaborate with you at every stage of the product development journey, from initial design conception to final production, ensuring that your vision is realised with unparalleled quality and reliability.

In the realm of medical device injection moulding, product design and Design for Manufacture (DFM) are pivotal stages that dictate the efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness of the entire manufacturing process. As contract manufacturers, our expertise lies in seamlessly translating our clients’ conceptual designs into manufacturable products that meet their precise specifications and requirements.
Product Design serves as the foundation of the manufacturing journey, where intricate details and functional requirements are crafted into a tangible blueprint. Through collaborative engagement with our clients, we use our expertise in injection moulding to optimise designs for manufacturability, ensuring that each component is tailored to withstand the rigors of the production process while maximising efficiency and minimising material waste.
Design for Manufacture (DFM) combines creative ideas with practical manufacturing needs. It’s about designing products in a way that considers how they will be made. At Key, our team of seasoned engineers meticulously evaluates each design iteration, identifying opportunities for streamlining production processes, minimis ing tooling costs, and enhancing part performance. Utilising advanced CAD/CAM software and simulation tools, we validate designs in virtual environments, exploring and addressing potential manufacturing challenges and optimising part geometry for injection moulding.
The critical relationship between product design and DFM is fundamental to our commitment to delivering exceptional value and innovation to our clients. Through proactive collaboration, design refinement, and rigorous validation, we empower our clients to bring their concepts to life with precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
We stand ready to collaborate with you at every stage of the product development journey, from initial design conception to final production, ensuring that your vision is realised with unparalleled quality and reliability.

Mould Design & Manufacture

Utilising our vast experience from our sister business Key Precision we can offer our customers a premium mould manufacturing services, where precision meets innovation to bring your designs to life. With decades of experience and a team of master mould makers, we specialise in delivering high-quality moulds tailored to your exact specifications. At our state-of-the-art facility, we leverage advanced precision machining techniques such as EDM, wire erosion, milling, and turning to create moulds with unparalleled accuracy and consistency. Our in-house capabilities, combined with strategic partnerships with external approved partners, ensure that we have the flexibility and expertise to handle projects of any complexity or scale. From prototyping to production, our dedicated engineers work closely with you every step of the way to ensure that your moulds are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and precision. Partner with us for your medical device mould manufacturing needs and experience the difference that our commitment to excellence and many years of industry experience can make. Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help bring your vision to reality with precision-crafted moulds that exceed your expectations.

Metrology Services

Key Medical also offer metrology services, where accuracy meets efficiency to ensure the quality and precision of our customers injection-moulded medical components. With a dedicated team of skilled technicians and cutting-edge equipment, we offer a comprehensive range of metrology solutions tailored to meet your exact needs in the medical device industry.
Our Metrology Engineers understand the critical importance of precise measurements for injection-moulded medical components. These components often require meticulous dimensional inspection to verify adherence to tight tolerances and regulatory standards, ensuring patient safety and product efficacy.
Our metrology services encompass techniques including coordinate measuring machines (CMM) and optical measurement. Whether you need to measure intricate geometries, verify critical dimensions, or assess surface finish and texture, we have the capabilities to deliver accurate and reliable results for your medical components.
With a commitment to excellence and a focus on regulatory compliance, we provide metrology services that meet the stringent requirements of the medical device industry. Whether you’re developing new products, conducting first-article inspections, or ensuring batch consistency, you can trust us to provide the precise measurements and analysis needed to maintain the highest standards of quality and safety in medical manufacturing. Contact us today to learn more about our metrology services and how we can support your injection moulding needs for medical components.

Precision Engineering

Utilising our vast experience from our Key Precision division, our medical device solution extends to offers a comprehensive range of precision engineering solutions tailored to meet your exact specifications and requirements.
At our cutting-edge facility, we leverage advanced technologies such as EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) and wire erosion to achieve intricate shapes and fine details with unmatched precision and accuracy. Our multi-axis milling capabilities allow us to produce complex components with tight tolerances and superior surface finishes, while turning processes ensure optimal precision for cylindrical components.
In addition to machining capabilities, we offer advanced laser welding services for joining dissimilar materials and achieving precise welds in challenging applications. Our expertise extends to the design and manufacture of jigs and fixtures, essential tools for ensuring accuracy and repeatability in any manufacturing processes.
Whether you require prototyping, small-batch production, or high-volume manufacturing, our team of skilled engineers and technicians is committed to delivering excellence at every stage of the process.
Partner with us for your precision engineering needs and experience the difference that our commitment to quality, innovation, and precision can make. Contact us today to learn more about our capabilities and how we can help bring your vision to reality with precision-engineered solutions tailored to your unique requirements.

About Key

Key Plastics Ltd was founded in 1986 and remains a family-operated business.

We aim to excel in the field of injection moulding by combining precision, innovation, and integrity. We operate through three specialised divisions, each dedicated to delivering excellence.

Key Plastics, our Contract Plastics Moulding division.

Key Medical, our Medical device Moulding division and cleanroom facility. 

Key Precision, our Design & Engineering division. 

These three divisions, united, drive Key Plastics Ltd forward in our pursuit of excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. Guided by our values, we aim to catalyse positive change, pushing the limits of what’s achievable in the plastics industry while remaining steadfast in our commitment to precision, quality, and customer satisfaction.

Key Values

Quality Excellence

We are committed to delivering products of the highest quality, adhering to rigorous standards at every stage of production.

Innovation

We foster a culture of innovation, constantly seeking new and improved methods to enhance efficiency, productivity, and product offerings.

Integrity

We conduct our business with honesty, transparency, and ethical integrity, maintaining the trust of our customers, employees, and stakeholders.

Customer Focus

Our customers are at the center of everything we do. We strive to understand their needs, exceed their expectations, and build lasting partnerships based on mutual respect and satisfaction.

Continuous Improvement

We embrace a mindset of continuous improvement, constantly evaluating and refining our processes, systems, and products to remain competitive and stay ahead of industry trends.

Safety

The safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and communities are paramount. We are committed to maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to the highest standards of occupational health and safety.

Safety

The safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and communities are paramount. We are committed to maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to the highest standards of occupational health and safety.

Environmental Responsibility

We are dedicated to minimizing our environmental footprint through sustainable practices, resource conservation, and the development of eco-friendly products and processes.

Teamwork & Collaboration

We value collaboration, diversity, and teamwork, recognising that our collective talents and perspectives drive innovation and success.

Community Engagement

We actively engage with and support the communities in which we operate, contributing positively to social, economic, and environmental initiatives.

Accountability

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