Our range of medical grade materials offer unique characteristics for stick to skin applications and can be sterilised by EtO, gamma and steam. Other products include speciality films and foils for a range of medical applications.
We offer our customers access to a superior range of medical grade materials for the varied applications found within the healthcare market. Our commitment to quality, demonstrated by our ISO 13485 registration, FDA registration and ISO Class 7 Clean Room capability means our customers are confident in the superior quality we can achieve for their medical products.
We fully understand the key needs of the automotive market; we offer quality management to ISO 9001, clean room manufacturing and TS16949 compliance. This, combined with our access to World leading materials, makes us the first choice partner in the manufacture of automotive components.
We supply adhesive components into a range of electronics applications, from bonding of dissimilar substrates, to sealing, cushioning, shielding and insulating of components. Whatever your needs, our access to a variety of products, and the ability to create bespoke constructions and components, will ensure we have a solution to your unique requirements.
Industrial grade materials offer strength and resilience, as well as resistance to UV, chemicals, oil and extreme temperatures. Whatever your needs, our experts can advise on the optimum product for your application. We can convert your material into bespoke components for enhanced manufacturing efficiencies and cost savings.
The safety critical applications of this market require trusted adhesive solutions to ensure high quality and reliability of products. We offer a range of materials for bonding, sealing, insulating, shielding and venting for a range of detection, monitoring and emergency devices. Whatever your needs, we have the experience, materials and converting expertise to offer the optimum solution to the unique requirements of your products and processes.
We offer a range of specialist products and manufacturing processes to satisfy the safety critical needs of the defence industry. With Quality Management accreditation to ISO 9001, Clean Room manufacturing and SC21 accreditation, we are confident in meeting the quality expectations of our military and defence customers.
Adhesive tapes offer a range of trusted solutions for aerospace applications and are commonly used for bonding and sealing, as well as vibration dampening, shielding, cooling, masking and venting. We have access to a vast range of materials, which we can convert into bespoke components for enhanced quality and manufacturing efficiencies.
We offer a range of bonding tapes and films for the assembly and protection of furniture, partition walls, flooring systems, HVAC products, doors and windows. Whether you require a permanent bonding solution or temporary protection, we can advise on the optimum product for your unique application.
Modern lighting utilises many adhesive components to enhance the aesthetics and the efficiency of lighting products. We provide bespoke adhesive components to efficiently bond, seal, vent, dissipate heat and reflect light in a range of lighting applications.
Solar and wind energy products are subject to the harshest external environments throughout their lifetime. This includes extreme temperatures, UV light, wind, rain and debris. We offer a range of performance materials to protect components and resist these environmental extremes, as well as efficiently bond, insulate and vent internal components.
We have over 50 years experience in converting tapes and flexible materials for a diverse range of industries and applications. During this time we have built long lasting relationships with suppliers and customers and have built on our experience, capabilities and our reach throughout Europe and beyond.
From design conception to final production and assembly, quality is paramount in providing our customers with products that consistently reach their desired quality standards. We do this through external accreditation and auditing, as well as internal practices and performance monitoring.
Parafix is proud to partner with world leading tape and material manufacturers. With access to a broad range of products we offer our customers extensive choice and the opportunity to combine complimentary materials from any manufacturer, unique to their requirements.
We are proud of our ‘can do’ attitude at Parafix, always striving to solve our customers’ challenges. We are also committed to quality and aim to treat our customers, employees and communities fairly and with care.
There are many reasons why tapes are replacing traditional fixing methods. Among these is the strong and reliable bond that tapes provide and their additional functionality such as sealing, shielding, insulating and cushioning. In addition to these benefits, joining with tape offers greater design options, product quality and enhanced manufacturing efficiencies.
A customised adhesive component offers a number of benefits to designers and engineers. Product designs can be streamlined with invisible joins and product manufacture is made simple with a convenient and easy to handle component. Adhesive parts can be designed with application aids, or for use in automated assembly processes.
When choosing an adhesive product, there are some key criteria to consider so that the desired performance is achieved. By understanding the end product and conditions it will be subject to, a material can be specified that will last the full life of your product.
Parafix Appoints an Automation & Data Analytics Engineer and an Engineering Apprentice
Due to our long-term growth plans and previous successes we had working with education institutions, Parafix has made two new partnerships recently. Together with University of Brighton and the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), we appointed an Automation & Data Analytics Engineer, and with the University of Chichester, an Engineering Apprentice.
Our new Automation & Data Analytics Engineer is Mr Nishant Wilson (pictured left) who will be working on a 3 year project with the aim of improving our processes and operations through the use of data. Nishant has a Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Coventry University and will be looking how to first collect data from our machines and then how to use that data to improve process efficiency and thus reduce cost.
Nishant looks forward to this admittedly challenging project and the new technologies he will master through it. He hopes his time at Parafix will help him on his path to become a chartered engineer.
Our new Engineering Apprentice is Mr Sivanujan Sivanathan (pictured right) who will be undertaking a BEng (Hons) degree in Manufacturing Engineering which will take 4 years to complete. He will attend lectures for 1.5 days a week at the University of Chichester and spend the rest of his time at Parafix. Siv will be offered training in a number of areas and will have the opportunity to become a full-time member of the R&D Development team after completing his apprenticeship.
Siv sees an invaluable opportunity for students in the ability to learn from established businesses, while simultaneously getting a degree and wishes more apprenticeships would be offered so more students and businesses can take advantage of opportunities like this.
Parafix’s management is delighted about the new appointments! Vince Booker, Parafix’s Production Manager (pictured in the middle), said, “We are pleased to be working with the academia again. Our previous experience with KTP and apprenticeships have shown great results and we look forward to enabling Nishant and Siv to succeed with their projects, as well. We are in the relative early days of Industry 4.0 and expect to be offering our customers even more benefits data-driven technologies can bring.”
For more information or to see how our R&D team can assist with your project, please contact us.