Direct support for Original Equipment Manufacturer

ERIKS Sealing & Polymer provide specialist support to Equipment Manufacturers

Our direct sales channel is designed to meet the needs of batch and serial equipment manufacturers.

Customers are served by a team of Industry Specialist, Business Development Managers and dedicated, product focussed, internal Sales Administrators; all backed up by Materials, Design and Quality Control Engineers.

Our Materials and Design Engineers collaborate with you to select materials and capture conceptual designs through application of extensive knowledge and applying toolsets such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Design for Six-Sigma. We employ rapid manufacture techniques to deliver functional prototypes, helping you accelerate your time to market for new products, giving you competitive advantage.

Customer specific stockholding, demand forecast models and predictive purchasing algorithms help us maintain continuity of supply, whilst our risk based quality control and product specialist supply chain management reduced your enterprise risk.

We are glad to offer both in-house and partner manufactured products that can be delivered through via numerous logistical methods including line-side Kanban supply.

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The Right Solution...

COMPOUND SELECTION

All solutions start with the selection of the optimal material. Thermo-chemical, mechanical, production and lifetime cost are all considered when recommending a material for you application.

Engineer Using Rapid Manufacture Techniques

PROTOTYPE MANUFACTURE

Rapid manufacture techniques are used to deliver functional prototypes, helping you accelerate your time to market for new products, giving you competitive advantage when you need it most.

Design Engineer at Work on Seal design

DESIGN

Our Design Engineers draw upon vast seal design and application knowledge, analytical toolsets such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Design for Six-Sigma to optimise mechanical design then utilise CAD and best practice techniques to capture design intent.

...For Life

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VALIDATION TESTING

Whilst it is normal for and expected of our customers to perform validation testing of our products in representative application conditions ERIKS Sealing & Polymer have numerous test rigs which are frequently used to perform customer specific product testing.

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KANBAN SUPPLY

Our largest customers benefit from Kanban supply with product being supplied directly from our Supply Chain Centre in Barnsley

Quality Controller at work

QUALITY CONTROL

We apply a risk based quality inspection regime upon incoming goods and can agree customer specific inspection criteria. By inspecting customer specific stockholdings upon goods receipt, we identify problems at the earliest possible opportunity providing additional time to rectify any issues, further securing your continuity of supply.

All this capability is housed within our Product Group Technology Centres

 

Capability and Facilities

  • 2D shape cutting
  • High volume gasket cutting
  • Foam converting/Foam Kiss cutting
  • Lamination
  • Water jet cutting
  • Abrasive water jet cutting
  • High frequency welding
  • 4 axis sheet machining
  • 3 axis turning
  • 5 axis machining
  • Lapping
  • CNC oscillating knife cutting
  • Compression moulding

Optimised OEM Supply

  • Excellent Logistics – giving you the confidence required by OEM global manufacturers.
  • Kitting – branded for your OEM spares requirement.
  • Quality assurance – specific QMS designed to meet the needs of OEM customers who require support for PPAP.
  • Customer specific quality plans and approvals/validation testing.
  • Specific OEM training – tailored to the OEM customer.
  • Risked based product quality control.
  • Forecasting and scheduling – we support customer purchase schedules and combine customer forecast with sales history to allow more precise product forecasting.
  • KANBAN supply - our largest customers benefit from Kanban supply with product being supplied directly from our Supply Chain Centre in Barnsley.

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