Oxford-based automated composite tooling company Mouldbox has been shown recognition by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The agency have endowed a grant for the purpose of developing their novel machine learning platform and design-to-product composite tooling service.
"This Innovate UK grant will really enable us to fast track Mouldbox development, allowing the benefits to quickly feed back into any and every sector of the industry. Our objective now is smooth service execution and, as the system continues to learn, we can focus the time saved on providing our clients with exceptional service." said Mouldbox CEO, Martin Oughton
Stuart Banyard, KWSP added, "‘With high performance, time critical situations and excellent quality at the heart of everything KWSP are involved in, being involved with Mouldbox is solving a big problem with fast turnaround, high quality and competitive composite tooling prices. Mouldbox has already disrupted our traditional supply chain and the potential benefit to the industry at large is huge. We’re thrilled to have been on board from the beginning."
Garry Scott, National Composites Centre said, "The Mouldbox concept strongly aligns with the NCC key objectives and Industry 4.0 developments. It’s great to see such creative problem-solving within the industry and we’re very pleased to be supporting them."
"We are delighted to welcome Mouldbox as a new member of Composites UK. Mouldbox provides a unique service which promises to save time, our highest value commodity, for manufacturers at the same time as providing a high quality tooling service. The machine learning capability is impressive." concluded Stella Job, Composites UK.
Using their proprietary automation technology, Mouldbox are specialists in the design and manufacture of tooling for composite parts. Their unique online interface uses the latest in deep learning to offer instant quotes for a wide variety of part designs.
Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency. It works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.