Acquired in 1996, JRD Pressings supply all of our flat seal
inserts. They have a range of presses up to 100 tonnes,
Our vision is to develop customer relationships
with ability to make parts up to 300 mm OD. Apart from
which are very important to us.
It enables us
this core business, JRD Pressings supply other industries
to continue to improve our business in general.
ranging from retail to aerospace, again ensuring a flexible
This approach has resulted in dealings with major
approach to customer needs.
players in the various industries we cater for.
Companies such as NSK, INA, SKF, and Timken, all
bearing companies, form the core of our
Westinghouse Brakes, (train brake
parts) and Neopost, (business machine rollers)
represent the diversification into other markets
mentioned earlier. This credibility enables us to
remain a key player, thus ensuring growth and
success in the future.
JRD’s main factory site in Soham
how to find us
From Cambridge: Take A14 to Newmarket. Follow signs to Soham
on A142. Follow for approx 5 miles until roundabout at Soham
(next to Q8 Garage). Take exit to Town Centre, go straight over
mini-roundabout and then turn right into Regal Lane. Turn left
26 Regal Drive
into Regal Drive and follow to end and turn left. JRD are on the
corner at this junction.
Tel : 01353 720480
Fax : 01353 624304
Email : [email protected]
Web : www.jrd-mouldings.com
Sales & Marketing
Sales Order Processing
Claire Hitchings & Chris Johnson
You can also contact us direct by email through our web site.
Revision 4 - December 2004
Seymour Business Park
Glos GL14 3JA
30 years of
Tel : 01594 825719
Fax : 01594 822402
Our site in Cambridgeshire comprises 18,000 ft2 (1672 m2).
Originally set up in 1974, JRD specialised in the
manufacture of high quality rubber & rubber to
metal bonded products.
We are ISO TS16949 and Investors in People Accredited. Recent
The bearing industry still forms a major
to our people who are our greatest asset. We believe that
concentrated on the supply of seals to the
part of our business. Other areas such
investment in them is justified. We have also invested in the
Diversification in 1978 and
as train braking parts, business machine
latest technologies to help our manufacturing processes. E.g.
subsequent growth resulted in a move to larger
rollers and steering column components
• Ultrasonics are used for cleaning moulds, prolonging
premises in 1979. Since this time, the site has
form the core of our activities.
been extended in 1988 and again in 1995. The
Other areas such as underground fuel
recent purchase of our original 1974 site ensures
pipe connectors, fire hose fittings,
that we have continued growth capabilities.
communication and video surveillance
• Utilisation of induction heating
components ensure that we are able to
for our presses results in
offer a portfolio of applications to meet
efficient use of energy.
We now export to Europe, North & South America,
We offer a
our customer needs.
prototyping of part and final production.
With weekly deliveries from our own pressing
assessment against IIP profile shows our continued commitment
Initially, the company
Scandinavia and the Far East.
tool life and ensuring optimum part quality.
• Strict process control ensures reproducibility of
• Up to date computer planning
means deliveries on time.
• Elimination of “Waste Time”
JRD Management Team receiving
ISO TS16949 award from BSI
improves efficiency throughout.
company JRD Pressings, we can ensure that our
All of which achieve customer satisfaction.
customer demands are met.
New REP Injection press as part of
our investment programme for 2004
ensures continued competitiveness
Our main area of expertise is bonding rubber to various materials such
as steel, aluminium, brass, ceramics and PTFE. We can manufacture
Overall Equipment Effectiveness
parts in a wide range of commercially available elastomers. A high
standard of Quality control is maintained within the various production
We have invested in SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders) and
IF (Industry Forum) manufacturing techniques. This has increased our overall efficiency
waste therefore achieving a high quality standard throughout.
In-process inspection for example reduces unnecessary
throughout the factory from mould tooling change times to optimisation of product flow.
Ability to check
capability of process
We monitor parameters such as OEE (Overall
Equipment Effectiveness) and troubleshoot
when values decrease. This process is being
adopted in all aspects of our business to
ensure we remain competitive and able to
meet customer expectations.
REP OEE figures monitored
on a weekly basis
In-house tool design