About APMG Plastics

APMG Plastics specialises in systems that will securely remove and/or neutralise harmful and toxic fumes, gases and dust. As a leading UK designer and manufacturer of high-quality fume extraction systems our product portfolio spans industrial fans, ductwork, fabrications, fume scrubbers, fume hoods and fume cupboards.

For 80 years APMG Plastics has excelled at high-quality manufacture for education, commercial, industrial, research and other scientific applications. With this rich history we understand the importance of communication with our clients, working closely with you to deliver resilient solutions that fully match your applications.

APMG Plastics hasn’t stood still – we’ve invested in comprehensive training for our dedicated teams, and in cutting-edge design software and manufacturing equipment to keep us at the forefront of the sectors we operate in.

Our team of technical design engineers is experienced in delivering a bespoke, ergonomic solution tailored to each client’s unique needs. From a single fan to a full extract system, we’re passionate about manufacturing products that will keep you and your environment safe.

All our products are carefully crafted by our skilled teams at our manufacturing facility in Manchester. And with our own professional installation teams and superb after sales support APMG Plastics takes the worry out of your project, ensuring that every aspect is delivered on time, to budget, and to brief.

Contact us to find out how we can help you find exactly the right extract systems and components for your projects.

We're not only great at fabricating our own products...

We're great at fabricating items for other companies too!

You would be amazed at the number of components and products that we fabricate for major players within our industry.

Here at APMG Plastics we have the experience, the teams and the skills to undertake thermoplastics fabrication work for almost any application...just one of the reasons so many organisations trust us with their projects.

So whether it's parts for your product or products for your application, we're here to help. For more information or to discuss a project with our expert engineers, just contact one of our friendly colleagues.

The APMG Plastics team

  • Will Perrott
    Will Perrott Managing Director
  • Richard Shanks
    Richard Shanks Finance Director
  • Peter Royse
    Peter Royse Plastics Division Manager
  • Steve Morgan
    Steve Morgan Works Manager
  • Jake Woodward
    Jake Woodward Trainee Design Engineer

A rich history of expertise

APMG was born from several specialist companies, all merging their experience and expertise in complementary sectors to form a market leader in laboratory furniture, school furniture, fume cupboards, fans, ductwork and fume scrubbers. APMG Plastics is the division that leads with the fans, fabrications and fume extract systems.

AP – Associated Plastics Ltd
IMPA was established in 1939 and rebranded Associated Plastics in the early 70s. With a focus on plastic fabrications and plastic fans it used its plastics expertise to develop fume scrubbers and in 1980 introduced a pioneering range of fume cupboards. From 1986, under agreements with the Department for Education, the company’s school laboratory systems became a recognised market leader.

MG – Morgan & Grundy
M&G started making fume cupboards in 1944, potentially for the atomic bomb project. By the 1980s it was a recognised specialist in both fume cupboards and laboratory furniture. Associated Plastics purchased it in the early 90s, reorganising itself as a plastic fabricator and fan manufacturer and consolidating both companies’ expertise in fume cupboards, professional laboratory furniture and school laboratory products into a new M&G.

In 1998 the businesses combined as APMG and moved to the current premises where we’ve continued to build our reputation for high-quality products and excellent customer service ever since.

We endeavour to minimise our impact on the environment

  • Production Waste Management
    Production Waste Management

    We source as much of our production materials as possible from UK-based suppliers, and we only use wood-based panel products certified by the PEFC or FSC®. We use formaldehyde-free MDF whenever possible. Our computer controlled saws automatically calculate the optimum way to cut each panel giving the least material wastage and panel off-cuts are used to make pallets. We reuse packaging materials wherever possible.

  • Recycling
    Recycling

    We set ourselves a challenging 'zero to landfill' target which we have achieved every month since April 2017. We are proud of our record - 100% of our waste is recycled, both from our offices and our factory.

  • Energy Efficiency
    Energy Efficiency

    We are working to reduce the energy our factory and offices consume, fitting energy efficient lighting, heater thermostats and timers and ensuring equipment is shut down when not in use. Our offices and our manufacturing facility have enhanced thermal insulation.

  • Transport
    Transport

    Our products are typically delivered in our modern fleet of vehicles, which are tracked for the most effective use of our logistics. We consolidate raw material and finished goods deliveries and participate in schemes to ensure our delivery vehicles have return loads. We encourage car sharing and cycling to work. This has helped us to successfully reduce our carbon footprint for three consecutive years.

  • Corrosion resistant plastic fume scrubbers, ductwork and Durafan fans.

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