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When it comes to storage and inventory control we all want the information to be up to date and accurate - which is not always easy when you have 1000+ different products! We all want accurate stock levels – but we don’t have the time to check every product line everyday.  With the TwinBin System and [...]
Why have we gathered TwinBin Feedback? As a company we have gathered TwinBin Feedback, plus BinFlag and Kitting feedback, as our Product Quality and Customer Service is our highest priority. Over the last 3 years we have continuously reached out to our customers in order to obtain their feedback and ensure that the service and [...]
SpinFlag Stock Control Bin

With the recent introduction of the newest Product to the Stock Indicator Family- The Spinflag, sales of the product have really ‘taken off’ within the aerospace & medical industries, helping companies with their stock control.  Utilising simple visual indications, the SpinFlag can show you where your inventory levels are, without having to count the contents […]

2016 has been a year of trying new things for Hurst Green Plastics. We have… exhibited our products in a new country at our first USA Exhibition. brought out a new product – The SpinFlag stock indicator. welcomed a new member of staff Kerri Riding. launched our new website. sold to new countries including Iceland, […]

Over Twenty five percent of the world Hurst Green Plastics has just sold to its 58th country; Uruguay! This means we are now selling to over 25% of the countries in the world, including over 50% of Europe and 75% of North America. Which is no small feet for a SME company. From Lancashire with Love […]

The Lean Workshop Group held their most recent Seminar at AMRC Factory 2050 in Sheffield.  The full day seminars took place on 28th & 29th September and attendees from across different industries and locations attended to improve their knowledge on Lean Processes within their company. Who are the Lean Workshop Group? The Lean Workshop Group […]

Hurst Green Plastics are very pleased and proud to launch our new website! A big thank you to Red-Fern Media for designing and implementing our new website! We hope you enjoy all the new features and updates. Here is a little bit about what’s new: As always the TwinBin Team are ready and waiting to answer any […]

Our Hurst Green Plastic’s Team are back in the office after a successful week at the IMHX 2016 at the Birmingham NEC. The IMHX was a week long event, bringing together the leading companies in the material handling field. It was huge event spanning four halls the the NEC in Birmingham. A new area of exhibiting for […]

Come and Meet Us at the IMHX 2016 We are delighted to announce we will be exhibiting at the IMHX at the NEC Birmingham next week! The IMHX is the largest event for the UK’s logistic industry to meet and explore the products and services of logistics and supply chain companies. It is a chance for over 20,000 […]

From the 1st to the 2nd of September our Managing Director Tommy Sharples will be attending ASD’s first RFID Customer Conference 2016 in Dublin.  RFID innovators from Aerospace, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Global Standards Authorities, will have the chance to come together and discus all things RFID. There will be a demonstration of ASD’s version 5.0 of […]

Farnborough Airshow is listed as one of the greatest Airshows in the world and Hurst Green Plastics were delighted to exhibit for the 10th Time and showcase our TwinBin System including RFID and brand new patent protected Cloud based Storage Solutions. The Farnborough Airshow; which ran from 11th – 17th July including two busy public […]

Hurst Green Plastics will once again be exhibiting at the Singapore Airshow.  After much success at the two previous Airshows, our Managing Director Tommy Sharples is excited to return for a third time to Asia’s Largest Airshow. We are exhibiting alongside our Singapore Business Partners United Aviation (http://www.uaviation.com/) and we are all very busy putting […]

2015 has been a very busy year for the whole company with…   ♦ 6 Lean Workshop Group Seminars across the UK ♦ 5 installations across the world ♦ 2 major Airshows in very different time zones – it’s a wonder how we have managed to fit them all in! Avalon Airshow in Victoria The […]

The Lean Workshop group hosted its last event of 2015 at the Robert Bosch Training Centre in Uxbridge on 9th and 10th December.  The Lean Workshop Group is a consortium of nine companies whose expertise, knowledge and products can help make your company and operations more lean. The event, held over two days, attracted over […]

With our most recent sales to Thailand, Hurst Green Plastics has now sold direct to over 50 counties worldwide, including the majority of Europe. From our beginning selling stock management systems to BAE and the rest of the UK we now ship our revolutionary KanBan TwinBin System all over the world.  Winning the Queen’s Award […]

Hurst Green Plastics can offer to fit your TwinBin and Racking order within your premises and we guarantee the installation is completed quickly and efficiently saving you time and money whilst ensuring that your on-site staff are free to continue working as usual. This service is very competitively priced and our team can be available […]

Hurst Green Plastics Limited have taken the TwinBin ‘Down Under’ at Avalon Australian Airshow 2015. Taking place in Geelong, Victoria, Avalon Airshow 2015 attracts visitors from across the world. The Asia Pacific region is currently undergoing major growth in its defence and aviation sectors, and with company’s budgets continuing to rise to meet the needs of increased […]

  Fantastic news from Alstom UK, in a YouTube video displaying how they’ve implemented our systems into their Lean Journey and the brilliant results they have had!  

The Lean Workshop Group invites you to a free seminar on 28th & 29th October in Uxbridge to learn the theory of lean manufacturing techniques and to examine the operation of a Lean manufacturing cell. The address of the event is: Robert Bosch Ltd Service Training Centre Unit 202 Riverside Way Cowley Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 2YF […]

The Lean Workshop Group seminar being held in Rotherham is now sold out! The event being held in Rotherham at the AMRC with Boeing at The University of Sheffield is now sold out, with people even waiting on a reserve list to try and get a place. Companies from all across the UK have contacted the […]

The Lean Workshop Group invites you to a free seminar on 30th September and 1st October in Rotherham to learn the theory of lean manufacturing techniques and to examine the operation of a Lean manufacturing cell. The address of the event is: University of Sheffield AMRC with Boeing Advanced Manufacturing Park Wallis Way Catcliffe Rotherham […]

Hurst Green Plastics have had a successful Farnborough Airshow 2014. Visitors from all over the world visited our fantastically positioned stand in Hall 1.   We proudly showed all our visitors our TwinBin System, TripFlag System, BinFlags, Kitting Solutions and brand new for this year we displayed all our systems integrated with RFID.   The […]

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of mental health, learning disability, eating disorders and substance misuse services for the 1.6 million people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. Services are provided from over 170 sites over a wide geographical area of 3,600 […]

Hurst Green Plastics Chairman, Stephen Clarke, and Managing Director, Tommy Sharples, were summoned to the European Patent Office at The Hague in The Netherlands , together with Expert Patent Attorney, Mr Nick Manley to contest a new Patent Application for another unique Product Invention After 4 hours of hotly contested debate with the EPO, Hurst […]

      Hurst Green Plastics are delighted to confirm that they’re exhibiting at this year’s Farnborough Airshow. You can find us in Hall 1 – Stand D10 within the NWAA Stand.         We will be demonstrating our TwinBin and Flagbin System, TiltBin, The TripFlag Storage System, the BinFlag Stock Indicator, Kitting Solutions, RFID […]

Our sales Engineer, Pat Loftus, is today travelling across to Londonderry, Northern Ireland for the next Lean Workshop Group event. This event runs on 17th and 18th June and aims to teach its attendees the theory of lean manufacturing techniques and allows them to examine the operation of a lean manufacturing cell. These events are […]

The Lean Workshop Group invites you to a free seminar in Londonderry to learn the theory of lean manufacturing techniques and to examine the operation of a Lean manufacturing cell. The address of the event is: Cornerstone Automation Systems 20 Keans Hill Road Campsie Co. Londonderry Northern Ireland BT47 3YT A consortium of nine of […]

Pugh and Sanders Ltd (PSL) supply a wide range of Industrial Fasteners and fixings nationwide to a diverse customer base, from fabrication, Engineering, manufacturing and Construction to more specific industries such as Aerospace, Automotive and the Railway. For many years, they have been specialists in the management of our customer’s fastener usage via stock replenishment […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd proudly present our brand new product videos:   TwinBin Product Video   TwinBin Assembly Video   BinFlag Product Video   TripFlag Product Video   Kitting Solutions Video     If you would like any further information or quotes regarding the products above then please do not hesitate to contact us.   […]

Hurst Green Plastics are exhibiting our TwinBin System and our Kitting, BinFlag and TripFlag Storage System and Solutions at Railway Strategies Live 2014 – so come by and see our Chairman, Stephen Clarke, and our Managing Director, Tommy Sharples. Let us show you how we can make a difference within the rail industry and to […]

Hurst Green Plastics invites you to the next Lean Factory workshop being held at Bosch Rexroth in Wakefield on:- • Tuesday 29th April 2014 • Wednesday 30th April 2014 You can learn more about the theory of lean manufacturing techniques and practically examine the ‘real time’ operation of a lean assembly line. This is a […]

Managing Director, Tommy Sharples is attending Aircraft Interiors Expo 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. Aircraft Interiors Expo is the largest event in the world dedicated to sourcing the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, in flight entertainment and passenger comfort industries This event takes places at Hamburg Messe, Germany and runs from Tuesday […]

  Hurst Green Plastics have teamed up with Supplier City Logistics to demonstrate our range of unique storage systems and software solutions at MODEX 2014. MODEX 2014, held March 17-20 2014 in Atlanta, GA provides attendees with access to the latest manufacturing and supply chain equipment and technologies. There will be over 800 exhibitors from […]

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Trelleborg – a world leader in engineered polymer and sealing solutions have teamed up with Hurst Green Plastics to exhibit at the IFPE show 2014 in Las Vegas. On the booth will be samples of the TwinBin, FlagBin, TripFlag and BinFlag systems, and Trelleborg hope to add the kanban product range to their own array […]

The latest event for the Lean Factory has begun in Rainham, Essex. The Lean Factory Group is a consortium of seven of the most innovative suppliers to the manufacturing sector. They comprise of ADM Automation, Bosch Power Tools, Bosch Rexroth, K.Hartwall, Spitfire Consultancy, Sick UK and Hurst Green Plastics Ltd. Between these organisations we offer […]

We have once again expanded our kitting solutions portfolio! Full Colour Foam Printing is now available… …and you can still have almost any shape or size cut out to suit your requirements. This development has already made its debut at The 2014 Singapore Air show with our Managing Director Tommy Sharples After Singapore the case […]

TwinBins in action! Give it a watch! (TopGear: Season 21 – Episode 2)

Final preparations are underway for Singapore Airshow 2014 here at the HGP HQ. We can’t wait to show you all of our new project adventures! We’re all very busy putting in the final preparations for the Singapore Airshow 2014 which starts next week in Singapore and we’re sending our Managing Director, Tommy Sharples with his […]

  Hurst Green Plastics have joined forces with ORGATEX to exhibit at the SEPEM Industries Sud Est Exhibition in Avignon, France which runs from 28th-30th January 2014. ORGATEX and Hurst Green Plastics first began a business relationship when they joined the Lean Factory Group. The Lean Factory Group is a consortium of seven of the […]

Singapore Airshow is Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. A truly global exhibition where the latest state-of-the-art systems and equipment, together with their related technologies and developments, are displayed by top aerospace companies around the world. Hurst Green Plastics have joined forces with United Aviaiton (Singapore) […]

Brand new for 2014… Do you want to add some colour to your life? Hurst Green Plastics have now developed coloured partitions in our Kitting Partition system.     This case still offers a very flexible, durable and fully customisable kitting solution                  But with a splash of […]

Stellar Success from a Nuts Idea!   Innovation is usually measured in increments, not leaps. And so it was with Hurst Green Plastics.  John Henderson hears how a chance encounter and a knockabout conversation provided the springboard for a global success story.  We also hear advice on how to manage innovative thinking through the application […]

  We are very proud to announce that our Chief Designer John Whipp has won two awards for film production in a recent competition.   With film being one of John’s many passions, he won both the under 3 minute and over 3 minute categories, the first time anyone has ever won both the awards […]

The Lean Factory Group is a consortium of seven of the most innovative suppliers to the manufacturing sector. They comprise of ADM Automation, Bosch Power Tools, Bosch Rexroth, K.Hartwall, Spitfire Consultancy, Sick UK and Hurst Green Plastics Ltd. Between these organisations we offer all of the products and services needed to implement efficient lean manufacturing systems. […]

    Hurst Green Plastics are proud to welcome the newest member of the fleet.   Keep an eye out for us on the roads!

Hurst Green Plastics have proudly sponsored Max Dunand whilst he’s represented England Under 20s in Columbia in  Roller Hockey – and he’s taken a Tommy TwinBin with him for support!                     England were one of 17 Countries who competed in the competition in Cartegena, Columbia from […]

  After 34 years serving as Managing Director and Co-Director, Stephen Clarke and Martine Dunand-Clarke, are moving into Chairperson positions. Two long-serving employees, Tommy Sharples and Julie Monaco have been promoted to Managing Director and General Manager respectively. Tommy, having grown through the ranks from Customer Service in 2005, through to Business Development Manager and now […]

  Hurst Green Plastics are confirmed to exhibit once again at Farnborough International Air Show 2014, and are the first company to sign up to the North West Aerospace Alliance’s fantastic new stand. The show-stopping stand design in Hall 1 will use height, bold colours and bright LED lighting meaning that we will stand out […]

  Hurst Green Plastics are pleased to notify you that as from today you can purchase our BinFlag Stock Indicators and our TiltBin Dispensers on our Ebay page. Visit our products here: http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/hurstgreenplasticsltd/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=25&_trksid=p3686     HAPPY EBAY-ING!  

  Come and see Hurst Green Plastics exhibiting at the Lean Factory Event on 15th and 16th October 2013, at the JCB Academy in Staffordshire. Let us show you how you can improve your efficiency, competitive position and profitability.   These seminars are free however, we ask you to pre-book your place as numbers are […]

Hurst Green Plastics have received great feedback from the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST).   Here is a picture of our products in action!   Here is what they had to say:   A project that used state-of-the-art technology to ensure ambulance crews had equipment when they needed it has been trialed by […]

Hurst Green Plastics are proud members of the UK’s Lean Factory Group. The group is a consortium of seven of the most innovative suppliers to the manufacturing sector. They comprise ADM Automation, Bosch Power Tools, Bosch Rexroth, K.Hartwall, Spitfire Consultancy, Sick UK and now, Hurst Green Plastics Ltd. Between these organisations we offer all of […]

It is with real regret that after 4 great years, Sophia Dunand-Clarke is leaving Hurst Green Plastics Ltd to finally attend Bangor University. Starting out making tea and coffee, Sophia grew up through the company to become a key player, leading marketing campaigns, developing new products and even travelling to Singapore with her colleague Tommy […]

Hurst Green Plastics can now offer fantastic vacuum formed plastic kitting solutions.  Virtually any shape can be accommodated for, and a variety of distinctive colours can be supplied. The vacuum form trays can be combined with our durable euro containers, and you can have the option of using clear lids for high-visibility or you can […]

Hurst Green are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and twitter feed! You can follow us on Twitter for regular news updates including Product Launches, Exhibition News and Press Releases. Coinciding with the new website, Hurst Green Plastics have revamped all the product pages to now show all new product developments and […]

Hurst Green FC have won the West Lancashire Football League Division 2 title with a thrilling 2-2 draw away at second placed Bolton County. An early goal from Paul Coote put Hurst Green in the lead, but plucky Bolton County equalised before half-time. Derek McCarthy scored to take the lead in the second half but […]

Following extensive new work with the rail industry, Hurst Green Plastics Ltd are delighted to be exhibiting at the Railtex event in London on the 30th A|pril -2nd May for the first time. Demonstrating the TwinBin & FlagBin systems, Hurst Green Plastics will also be demonstrating their new heavy duty TripFlag system.

Hurst Green Plastics, the Ribble Valley-based inventory management systems experts, have been recognised for their superior performance by the North of England Excellence Awards. Established in 1995, the awards recognise organisations that achieve and maintain superior levels of performance. Applicants come from industry, commerce, education, public utilities, local government, education and the voluntary sector from […]

Hurst Green Plastics’ innovative approach to business has recently been rewarded with the prestigious ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation’; one of only two companies in the County to receive the award this year.

Hurst Green Plastics, the Whalley-based manufacturer of inventory management systems, has been recognised in the Queen’s Awards, having been awarded the Enterprise: Innovation honour for its revolutionary TwinBin, FlagBin, BinFlag and TripFlag systems.

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd are delighted to confirm their attendance at the Farnborough Airshow 2012. Securing the same fantastic position in Hall 1 on the Northwest Aerospace Alliance stand, D10. Hurst Green Plastics will be demonstrating the two-bin system, the TwinBin, the FlagBin, the Binflag stock inventory indicator and also a brand new product, the […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd, co-operating with United Aviation, have had a terrific and successful week at the Singapore Airshow. Visitors from all over the Asian region came to visit the exhibition, which was a first for Hurst Green. The feedback for TwinBin & FlagBin kanban two bin systems, as well the partition and kitbox kitting […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd are very excited to be exhibiting for the first time at the Singapore Airshow, beginning on the 14th February 2012! A fantastic opportunity for the company by partnering with United Aviation Singapore, Hurst Green will be exhibiting on a shared stand on booth B09, which is situated within the Singapore Pavilion. […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd are very excited about a brand new product line…..soon to be released….watch this space! The new internationally patented kanban product will be suitable for storing and dispensing literally any type of product! Please contact for more details….

Due to the success of the initial BinFlag stock indicator, Hurst Green Plastics are delighted to release a new size for smaller bins! Measuring 80mm wide and 45mm high, the new size of BinFlag stock indicator can be used on smaller bins. Over 5,000 units have just been shipped to the United States! Here is […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd and Eriks are looking forward to the Technivent Exhibition on the 23rd and 24th of November! A variety of storage solutions will be demonstrated on Eriks Easy Order System stand. A brand new solution will also be demonstrated!!! Business Development Manager, Tommy Sharples, will be at the show on the Wednesday and […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd will be demonstrating their kanban and direct line feed (DLF) systems and strorage solutions at the IFEMA exhibition hall in Madrid on the 27th-29th September, 2011.

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd will be demonstrating their kanban and direct line feed (DLF) systems and storage solutions at the conveniently located BAE Systems Samlesbury site on the 9th and 10th of August. The Samlesbury site, less than 10 miles away, was one of the first customers for the TwinBin system more than ten years […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd will be participating at the Paris Airshow once again to demonstrate the TwinBin, FlagBin and Kitting products and will be walking the show to arrange visits, meetings and appointments. Following successful shows in the past, Hurst Green Plastics will be demonstrating their two bin systems and kanban shelving and also visiting […]

Eriks Newsletter May 2011 Fokker approached Eriks as strategic partner for the delivery of the wide packet on WTB material. From closures, tubes and tabs to tolls and personal protection products. Eriks found the solution in the TwinBin system. A revolutionary new bin system which works as follows: Both compartments of the TwinBin are filled […]

The TwinBin system is being adopted by world-class train and rail maintenance facilities with great success.  Railway Strategies magazine has featured the benefits achieved by Brammer and Alstom in April’s editi on, summarised below.   Railway Strategies spoke to Ian Ritchie, managing director, and Bob Meadows, key account manager for the rail industry at Brammer, […]

A brand new patented product has been developed following successful trials with the Royal Air Force (RAF). The BinFlag indicator can fix to any type of traditional open bin or directly onto a shelf using the plastic backplate.  The BinFlag device then sits firmly on to this. The idea for the indicator is that it […]

Aerospace Manufacturing magazine have published a fantastic article featuring Hurst Green Plastics TwinBin, FlagBin and FlagBin Live 2 bin kanban system. In association with Specialist Technologies and Liebherr, the article covers the efficiencies achieved by using our bins and dispensers. The full article with photos can be readhere (opens pdf website).     The Holy […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd is delighted to be featured in the brand new Anixter Aerospace Hardware case study video. Anixter’s READY! Material Management Services have been successfully implemented at Figeac Aero in France, and Hurst Green Plastics’ TwinBin® & FlagBin® system are a key component to the success of the program as is clearly demonstrated […]

Hurst Green Plastics’ sponsored football club, Hurst Green FC, were crowned champions of Lancashire this week with a superb win in the cup final! Stephen Clarke, 2nd right, pictured with the team! Out of 128 teams throughout Lancashire, Hurst Green successfully passed through 6 rounds into the final against Lancaster-based Highgrove. Oli Johnson and Paul […]

Following recent requests from large customers of ours to meet strict fire saftey regulations in specific locations on-site, we are now able to offer the highest flammability (V0) rating for the TwinBin, FlagBin and all the other goods.   Should your facility require such high fire safety, we are happy to say we can meet […]

Companies all over the world are investing in TwinBin and FlagBin to help reduce their overheads! Airbus UK saved over £60,000 after an initial £10,000 investment.  This was achieved in only 5 months usage. “The benefits and cost savings since we introduced the new AGS system have been incredible!”  Ray Harper, Project Support Leader, Airbus UK.  There […]

Thank you for all your entries, we are happy to announce the winner of the 80gb Ipod is Ms Chauntal Ball of Wesco USA who sent us some great pictures of Tommy TwinBin playing in the snow!   Tommy TwinBin has been sent literally to all corners of the Globe!  We will be running a […]

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd would like to thank everyone who stopped by for a demonstration at the Farnborough Airshow 2008.  Everyone who requested further details will be receiving their Sample packs in the next few weeks, which includes a full TwinBin and FlagBin, brochures, DVD presentation and a Tommy TwinBin toy! Over 100 serious enquiries […]

The new FlagBin dispenser is now on sale and Hurst Green Plastics are delighted with sales of the units already over the 1,000 milestone. Companies from the UK, Germany, Sweden, Spain, USA and Holland have now installed Flags on their TwinBins and feedback so far has been terrific. Several other blue-chip companies are trialling the […]